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Welcome to HammondCare Wahroonga

HammondCare Wahroonga is a residential care home specialising in dementia care. It’s made up of six purpose-built apartments within a four-level care home, designed to promote independence and familiarity.

Located in Sydney’s Upper North Shore, HammondCare Wahroonga has been designed using internationally recognised best practice principles to promote choice, minimise confusion and maximise independence for residents with dementia.

Research shows people living with dementia are most comfortable in small, familiar environments, which is why our care home is comprised of six individual apartments.

What does HammondCare Wahroonga offer?

The warmth of home: All six apartments provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere within a home-like environment. Every resident has their own single ensuite room, with access to dining and sitting areas at any time, day or night. 

Our relationship-based care approach means that our care teams will get to know who you are as an individual, your likes and dislikes – just like being at home.

Personalised care: Our staff will engage in a continued partnership with your GP, and arrange ongoing access to specialists, nursing care and health professionals.

Staff receive onsite training in aged and dementia care, so specialised clinical care is available to residents 24/7.

Engagement with life: Residents can participate in meaningful routines of daily life or sit back and relax. They are also encouraged to assist with meal preparation to help them feel included and valued.

We tailor a variety of social, spiritual and recreational opportunities, and provide a hair salon, bowling green and chapel for residents. Garden and outdoor areas are for their families and visitors to enjoy too.

A fresh food culture: A variety of delicious, high-quality food is essential to everyone’s physical and emotional health. That’s why we spend significantly more on meals than the industry average, with all meals freshly cooked in the domestic kitchens onsite.

Surprisingly affordable: HammondCare offers the highest possible quality of care – but that doesn’t mean we cost more. Your financial situation won’t affect finding a place at HammondCare.

What’s the difference between the apartments at Wahroonga?

What’s the difference between the apartments at Wahroonga?

Each apartment caters to different needs, offering a continuum of care as residents’ requirements change over time.

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The common areas of the apartments include the following spaces:

  • Terrace balconies with extensive community views
  • Fully functioning domestic kitchen
  • Open plan lounge and dining area
  • Furnished sunrooms, providing a common space with privacy
  • TV room with lounge chairs, coffee table, TV, DVD player and stereo system
  • Backyard and garden with barbeques, small pergolas, benches, tables, raised garden beds and washing lines
  • Domestic laundry
  • Hair salon
  • Supermarket

All backyards are secure, and looping garden paths link the outdoors with the indoors, minimising confusion for residents.

How is HammondCare different to other residential aged care providers?

  • As an independent Christian charity, compassion is ingrained in how we care. We put care first. We are not about profit.
  • Our approach is centred on truly getting to know each person and their family, enabling us to tailor care to each resident's unique needs.
  • We have more than 25 years of expertise in caring for people living with dementia, offering specialised care and environments.
  • We specialise in providing expert care to older people who have more complex physical or cognitive care needs.
  • We are committed to an excellent food culture and ensure all meals are high quality, freshly cooked and offer variety and nutrition.
Our staff will ensure your family member or friend will receive the best possible care

Our staff will ensure your family member or friend will receive the best possible care

Our expert carers are chosen for their compassionate respect for older people and commitment to improving quality of life for people in need.

Read about our care staff
HammondCare has the best interests of your family member or friend at heart

HammondCare has the best interests of your family member or friend at heart

We recognise that no two people have the same needs, and tailor our care to meet the requirements of each individual person. Our staff focus on building respectful relationships with every resident and their family.

Read more about our model of care

HammondCare Residential Care & COVID-19

HammondCare puts residents' health and well-being first. As we learn to live with the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to follow the directives and guidelines of the Australian and the State Governments.

In addition to ongoing infection prevention and control measures, several additional steps have been taken to mitigate the risks and impact of COVID-19. HammondCare’s Pandemic Plan includes state-specific Visitor Guidelines, which are updated regularly, targeted staff training; procurement of necessary resources; additional cleaning practices; liaison with government and peak bodies; and regular communication updates to all relevant stakeholders.

Also, to allow visits to continue during the height of the pandemic and when outbreaks occur, HammondCare created the Partnering in Care Program. The special infection control program for residential care home visitors makes it possible for people to keep seeing their loved one, as we understand how much visits mean.

The program is designed to help visitors continue their care home visits to manage risk in an intelligent and measured way in each home. Available to all HammondCare resident’s loved ones, the program helps inform and educate people on topics that can help minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Read more about HammondCare's response to COVID-19 here.

To learn more about HammondCare Wahroonga, call 1800 776 112

We are always happy to organise a tour of the care home, or we can arrange to meet with you at a location that suits you and your family.

How much does residential care cost?

We offer a range of pricing and accommodation options. This will depend on a number of factors, including your individual circumstances and care needs.

Learn about costs and accommodation at Wahroonga

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