Welcome to HammondCare Waratah, Tinonee Gardens

HammondCare Waratah is a residential village offering high quality care for older people, the frail aged, and those living with dementia.

HammondCare took over Tinonee Gardens, Waratah on October 5, 2018, introducing our model of care along with new management. Prior to this date the service was known as Tinonee Gardens – The Multicultural Village and was operated by Tinonee Gardens the Multicultural Village Ltd.

There are a range of accommodation options available at HammondCare Waratah:

  • 17 cottages. Each cottage features 9-20 single ensuite rooms, as well as a functional kitchen, dining room, and sitting room available for residents to use any time of the day or night.

  • A newly built two-level care home featuring 72 smart-technology rooms. Each room incorporates a host of modern technologies and premium level finishes designed to make life more comfortable for those who are frail aged.

Residents can also enjoy plenty of social and recreational opportunities at HammondCare Waratah, with an on-site chapel, hair salon, sensory garden and community centre.

To learn more about HammondCare Waratah, Tinonee Gardens and its alternative accommodation, please download our guide

HammondCare Waratah is located at 15 Tinonee Road, Waratah 2298. Phone: 1800 776 112


Why choose HammondCare?

Nothing is more important than a sense of belonging and feeling at home

HammondCare recognises that when you’re considering residential care options, it can be a stressful time. That’s why we really take the time to understand what you and your family are looking for.

Our team of carers are passionate about supporting and enabling residents to maintain their independence as much as possible so they can get the most out of life.

Why we’re different to other aged care providers

  • Our unique model of care is centred on truly getting to know each person and their family. We tailor care to residents’ individual background, likes and needs.
  • We have more than 25 years’ expertise in caring for older people and people living with dementia.Today we care for more than 2,000 residents.
  • As an independent Christian charity, compassion is ingrained in how we care.
  • We are committed to an excellent food culture and ensure all meals are high quality, freshly cooked and offer plenty of variety.
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
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

Brook and Mary's Story

Brook and Mary moved from Darwin to Newcastle to improve quality of life for Mary, who is living with dementia. They could never have imagined that what began as a hopeful new start, quickly turned into the biggest challenge they’d ever faced.

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 househandHow much does residential aged care cost?

There are a number of pricing and accommodation options available for residents transitioning into residential aged care at HammondCare Waratah. These options will depend on a number of factors, including your individual circumstances and care needs.

Please contact Julie Screen or Belinda Chapman on 02 4014 7934 or via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or you can book your tour of HammondCare Waratah by filling in the form below:
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