Features Comparison

Residential Aged Care
Ashfield Drummoyne Thornleigh Walcha


Care Level  Multi  Low  High  Multi
Dementia x  x  x  x
Palliative  x    x    
Respite  x  x    
Local Hospital  x  x    
Village Bus  –      
No. of Beds – Standard  98  46  55  30
No. of Beds – Dementia  20  20  12  n/a
Laundry Services  x  x    
Fire Safety  x  x    
Emergency Call Button x  x    


Residents per room 1-3 1  1-2  1
Ensuite Some All All All
Adjustable Bed  x  x  x  x
Built-in robe x x x x
Lockable bedside table        
Couples’s accommodation x      

Physical Health

Health Lifestyle  x  x    
24hr Registered Nurse  x   x    x
Dietary Requirements  x      
Physiotherapy  x      
Podiatry  x      
Occupational therapy x  x  x  
Allied Health Available  x      
Exercise Program  x      
Hearing  x      
Optical  x      
Assistive Technologies  x  x    

Spiritual /  Emotional

Support services        
Spiritual  x  x  x  x
Pastoral care/support x x x x
Regular church services  x  x  x  x
Chapel x x x  x
Chapel/Multipurp room  x  x  x  x
Bible Study  z  x  x

Social /  Emotional

Social Activities  x  x  x
Social / Recreational  x  x  x  x
Visiting Volunteers  x  x  x  x
Activities Program  x  x  x  x
Entertainment / Concerts / Outings  x  x  x
Games / Activities Program  x  x  x  x
Cultural Activities  x  x  x  x
Lounge & Quiet Areas  x  x  x  x
Reading Room  x x   x
Men’s Groups  x  x  x  x

Additional Amenities

Additional services eg. wine, newspapers x x  x x
 Hairdressing salon  x  x  x  x
Telephone available  x  x  x  x
Spa room  x x  x x
Kiosk x  x  x