Residential Care ServicesMills Street entrance (compressed)

  • Jim Chapman Lodge
  • Enid Collins Lodge
  • Kevin Wadley Lodge
  • Respite – High and Low Care

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Assisted Care

Jim Chapman Lodge offers single room accommodation including own ensuite to 52 Residents.
All rooms have been renovated and refurbished to offer residents more personal space.
Each room has direct access to both inside and outside areas of the service.
Meals are prepared by catering staff on site.

Carinya residents enjoy spacious shared areas, including dining, lounge and quiet indoor or outdoor sitting areas.
Although our residents are encouraged to maintain independence with their everyday living tasks, if extra assistance is needed our nursing staff are able to help with personal hygiene, medication, dressing, dementia and emotional support, mobility, meal assistance, communication and socialisation support.
Residents and their families are invited to participate in all aspects of the Home.
Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms to continue the homelike atmosphere at the facility.

Complex Care

Enid Collins Lodge is a 45-bed complex care facility providing residents with a single bedroom with ensuite.
Several small lounges with kitchenettes are located for resident and visitor enjoyment.

Each bedroom has a landscaped garden view, with 21 rooms facing the stunning Halloran’s Hill environmental park.
The other 24 bedrooms have either a garden view, or direct external access via patio.
Residents are encouraged to personalise their room to continue the homelike atmosphere at the facility.

Specific (Dementia) Care & Complex Care – Barron Court & Walsh Court

Barron Court is a 16-bed “dementia specific care” unit, a purpose-built dementia facility set in peaceful bush surrounds with high quality, modern facilities.
Each resident has their own large bedroom with ensuite.
Residents are encouraged to personalise their rooms to continue the homelike atmosphere at the facility.
Barron Court is a secure unit for residents with special care needs.

Walsh Court is an 18 bed ‘step-down’ dementia and complex care unit.
15 rooms have a garden view, and access to an open patio area.
Each resident has their own very spacious bedroom with ensuite.

Due to building design restrictions, this unit is not classed as a secure dementia care unit, but is directly attached to Barron Court, which offers this specialized care.

We embrace the philosophy of person-centred care which recognises each person’s individual preferences, values, lifestyle choices and needs, and optimises each person’s wellbeing.
Person-centred care is facilitated through the development of ‘partnerships in care’ which include the resident, their representatives, care providers, allied health providers and others who form part of each resident’s community.


Respite is a short-term stay for people who need temporary care before returning to their home. Respite care allows the carer a much needed break.
It may be used on a planned or emergency basis to help with carer stress, illness, holidays or unexpected unavailability of the carer.
Bookings are essential.

Food and Nutrition

Delicious and nutritious meals are always on the menu. Residents can enjoy nutritious foods that are prepared and changed daily.
We serve satisfying breakfasts, hearty lunches and light, healthy evening meals from our on-site kitchen.
Our in-house catering and dining staff prepare meals from the freshest possible ingredients and we are able to cater for special dietary needs.
Morning and afternoon refreshments are available and tea and coffee is available for residents and guests at all times.

Leisure and Lifestyle

Community life is an essential element of living at Carinya Home.
We offer numerous daily lifestyle programs that encourage participation in a range of activities tailored to resident preferences.
Keeping busy, staying active and enjoying time together is an enjoyable part of everyday life.
We know that a sense of purpose and fulfillment is vital and we offer activities that maintain physical movement, stimulate mental alertness, create social interaction and keep your sense of fun in top shape.

Independent Living Units

Our independent living units “Carrington Court Units” is comprised of 15 independent living units and were built along the northern boundary from 1984 to 1991.
There are 7 duplex units and 1 single unit.

Only 1 unit offers 2 bedrooms, all other units offer single bedrooms.
All units have an open style kitchenette/dining/loungeroom design.
The ensuite includes laundry facilities.
All unit have private patio, some of which are enclosed.
All units have covered car-parking.