Choosing the right Aged Care Provider

At Leigh Place, we recognise that the decision to move into residential aged care is a major one.

To that end, we warmly welcome potential residents, families, and friends to visit us and learn more about our community and the care and services that we provide.

When looking for a provider that is right for you or your loved one, there are a few things that you may wish to consider. The following are matters of paramount importance to us at Leigh Place:

  • Welcoming and informed staff, and positive interactions between staff, residents, family, and friends – creating a deep sense of community and belonging;
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (such as language considerations and cultural safety). Did you know that Leigh Place is a verified provider of specialised services for: culturally and linguistically diverse people; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people peoples?
  • Resident engagement in on-site and community-based activities – Our dedicated Lifestyle Team offers a board range of individual and group activities to enhance wellbeing, create meaningful social connections, and nurture our sense of community and commitment to providing a home-like environment for our residents;
  • Provision of appropriate medical care – We offer a holistic and multi-disciplinary approach to care services, with visiting medical officers and specialist teams, 24/7 RN coverage, and experienced carers provide the highest quality of care and services to our residents;
  • Provision of additional services, such as hairdressing, podiatry, physiotherapy, optical and dental care – We are even building a new onsite café;
  • Compliance – Meeting the Aged Care Quality Standards: Leigh Place has a five star rating against the quality measures on the MyAgedCare Portal;
  • Environment: a clean and homely environment, respect for privacy and personal space, comfortable bedrooms with personal belongings, ambience of communal areas and garden, site safety and security, dementia-friendly environments etc. – We welcome you to visit and observe our community benefits in real time;
  • Consultation on food preferences and dietary requirements, share your views with any team member, through our regular surveys, at meetings or join our Foodies Group. We are committed to providing fresh and nutritious menus and menus options to our residents;
  • Location – flat walking areas, access to Benett Park, public transport at top of the street, proximity to local amenities, and access to a transport Hub at Roselands Shopping Centre – come and explore the area!
  • Option for family and friends to continue playing a caring role in the lives of our residents.

Star ratings

The Department of Health and Aged Care applies star ratings to residential aged care across Australia. Star ratings can help residents and their families, and friends to make more informed choices about care.

All aged care homes receive a rating between one and five stars to indicate the quality of care across key areas of performance.

We are proud of our record and welcome you to visit our record through the  Find a Provider link on the MyAgedCare site.

We welcome you to call, email, or use the website link to book a tour today.