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Residential Aged Care

James Barker House Aged Care Centre

64 Buckley St Footscray VIC 3011



For more than 20 years, James Barker House in Footscray has provided aged care services within the community.

We take pride in our services, which specialise in providing residential aged care for all people, particularly those who are marginalised and homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. We also have tailored programs to uphold the wellbeing and dignity of our residents, to support them in leading a healthy and independent lifestyle.

Residents trust that they are in good hands with our care team of fully qualified and committed individuals who share The Salvation Army values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity and collaboration.

Included Services

Fully accredited and government approved aged care centre

Special programs to support people impacted by alcohol and tobacco use

Dedicated theatre room

All levels of care offered including respite care

Single rooms with private ensuites for each resident

24 hour onsite nursing staff

Full time Salvation Army chaplain onsite

Hairdressing salon onsite

Centre has pets available for residents to enjoy

Seasonally rotating menus and meals freshly prepared by a professional catering team

Caring, Christian environment

The Residency

James Barker House has 120 rooms spread over eight wings orbiting four nurses stations. With access to dining, lounge, living rooms, courtyards and a dedicated theatre for film screenings. Residents on the ground floor are dealing with issues related to alcohol, brain injury and mental illness.
Residents on the first floor have varying care needs and degrees of dependence, ranging from minimal support with personal care to those who are fully dependent, requiring full personal and nursing care.

We have created specialised procedures that cater for those persons whose lifestyle is adversely impacted by alcohol and tobacco usage. The house’s eight wings and four nursing stations enhance these programs, upholding the dignity of the individual.

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