BaptistCare has formally acquired three local retirement villages from Newcastle City Council following success in an expression of interest process earlier this year.
The villages – Allambie Court at New Lambton, Kiah Court at Jesmond and Carinya Court at New Lambton – provide affordable housing for seniors in the Newcastle area and will bring BaptistCare’s total number of retirement living and housing communities to 15 in NSW.
BaptistCare General Manager Housing and Retirement Living, Mike Furner, said the providers Community Living model aims to maximise a resident’s independence and choice by supporting their overall well-being through access to support services, social engagement and connection to the broader community.
The new villages join a number of local BaptistCare services including:
• BaptistCare Community Centres, located in Wallsend, Mayfield and Windale. These Centres offer services and support including low cost groceries, No Interest Loans, emergency relief, safe and welcoming connecting spaces and other practical client assistance.
• BaptistCare Home Services, caring for people in their own homes across the Hunter region.
• BaptistCare Warabrook Centre, a residential aged care facility located in Warabrook.
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome all the residents of Allambie, Carinya & Kiah Court to the BaptistCare family,” Mr Furner said.