Footscray

Culturally sensitive, family-like environment that truly feels like home

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Small, close-knit home with strong Vietnamese and Chinese community

Located moments from the city of Melbourne, Royal Freemasons Footscray is set in well-established, treed gardens with grassy outdoor retreats and courtyards.

Providing residential aged care for 60 residents, our home offers a calm, friendly and vibrant community atmosphere that is felt by all that visit us.

Specialising in high needs care for member of the Vietnamese and Chinese community, our highly experienced multilingual staff will ensure your needs and preferences are understood and met to an exceptional standard.

With a number of different room types and configurations to meet individual and cultural expectations, our companion rooms offers 54 beds some with ensuite bathroom access and all with direct garden or courtyard access.

Located in a quiet suburban street yet still surprisingly close to the Footscray Market and Highpoint Shopping Centre, Footscray Residential Aged Care is well served by public transport, both trams and buses and well connected to the station enroute to the city.

Feel right at home at Royal Freemasons Footscray

Close to shops, public transport, schools and community services

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Bright, clean rooms and communal dining spaces

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Diverse and supportive multi-lingual team

Tight-knit community that fosters a sense of belonging

Hand with Chinese chopsticks eating noodle, a famous Malaysia prawn noodle cerry soup.

Delicious Western and Asian menu options

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Affordable shared spaces to suit your budget

Health services available

Residential care

Palliative care

Dementia care

Short-term
respite

24-hour nurse and regular GP visit

Allied health services

Amenities at Royal Freemasons Footscray

With signage and communications right across the home in three languages (English, Cantonese and Vietnamese) Royal Freemasons Footscray offers a rich cultural experience not shared by many residential aged care homes.

Providing a full suite of allied health services which include physiotherapy, massage and diversional therapy services as well as pain management programs and activities, your mental and physical wellbeing is always our top priority.

With great onsite amenities you’ll be well cared for and actively busy every single day.

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An array of services provided by a friendly, helpful team

  • Full laundry and kitchen service
  • Onsite community bus
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Robust volunteer program
  • Fully flexible visiting hours
  • Disability access and parking
  • Visitor parking shared with local primary school next door
  • Wi-fi available
  • Free Foxtel in residents’ lounge areas
  • Dedicated worship space
  • Cinema room
  • Library nook
  • Fish tanks throughout supporting those with dementia
  • Landscaped gardens and courtyards
  • Pets welcome

Places of interest nearby to Royal Freemasons in Footscray

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Central urban west Melbourne location, set amongst beautiful gardens

  • Inner-city location with bus stop only a short walk
  • Close to Highpoint Shopping Centre and Footscray Market
  • Bordering Footscray North Primary School, multiple childcare centres and local tennis club
  • Minutes from Western Private and Footscray Hospitals
  • Walking distance to Footscray Park, churches and sacred spaces

Room types available
at Royal Freemasons Footscray

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Heritage
Shared room + shared bathroom
42qm

The Heritage rooms at Royal Freemasons Footscray are shared rooms with adjacent bathrooms and a fully adjustable single electric bed, supportive mattress, side table and chair.

We encourage you to bring your own personal furnishings and belongings to truly make your new home as comfortable as possible.

Features

  • Wardrobe
  • Heating and cooling options, including hydronic heating and split system in many rooms
  • Access to garden or courtyards
  • Couple/two person configuration available
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Classic
Shared room + ensuite
20 sqm

Our Classic rooms are shared rooms with shared ensuite bathrooms and include a fully adjustable single electric bed, supportive mattress, side table and chair.

We encourage you to bring your own personal furnishings and belongings to truly make your new home as comfortable as possible.

Features

  • Wardrobe
  • Heating and cooling options, including hydronic heating and split system in many rooms
  • Access to garden or courtyards
  • Couple/two person configuration available
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Regent rooms
Single room + shared bathroom
17 sqm

Our Regent rooms are private single rooms with either private or shared ensuite bathrooms and include a fully adjustable single electric bed, supportive mattress, side table and chair.

We encourage you to bring your own personal furnishings and belongings to truly make your new home as comfortable as possible.

Features

  • Wardrobe
  • Heating and cooling options, including hydronic heating and split system in many rooms
  • Access to garden or courtyards
  • Couple/two person configuration available

Pricing information for Footscray residential aged care

All of our most up-to-date pricing information is available in a straightforward face sheet available to download below. For any specific enquiries, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and a member of our team will be in touch.

Delicious, highly nutritious meals
created with you in mind

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Our in-house chef cooks up tasty, nutritious and dietitian-accredited meals that are tailored to your individual dietary needs and lifestyle preferences. Offering a choice of both modern Western and Asian dining options, our chef understands and appreciates your multicultural needs also extend to their kitchen.

Our monthly food focus meetings ensure menus are updated to reflect the wishes, choices and likes of every resident.

Serving up an international breakfast, a hot lunch and dinner with two meal options as well as morning tea, afternoon tea and supper, you will never go hungry!

Helping you stay active every day

The dedicated and social lifestyle team at Footscray design a robust calendar of activities for you to maximise your day. Time is invested in knowing your passions, preferences and likes – the more we know the more we are able to enhance your experience.

We respect and encourage choice and independence so you feel motivated to remain engaged with local community activities and groups, leveraging local community events, significant days and anniversaries to keep you engaged in events relevant to you and your culture.

From activities celebrating cultural diversity, visits from the local primary school pen friends or local excursions that get you out and about, there is always something on to keep you physically and mentally active at Footscray.

Book a tour today

Meet the team and discover why Royal Freemasons Footscray is not your average nursing home.

Call us today
1300 176 925

or enter your details below and a member of our team will get in touch.

Why choose Royal Freemasons?

Consistent staff who know and understand you

You’ll see the same friendly faces every day, enabling us to understand your needs, choices, goals and stories. We build personalised relationships with you and your loved ones, becoming an extended part of your family.

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Making every day your best day

Throughout all aspects of our service delivery – from practical care to your daily activities, your specific choices are top of mind – all provided with a caring, timely and effective approach so that every day can be a great one.

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Fostering connection and community

We understand the important of meaningful connections – every one of our locations and services strives to foster and drive community relationships so you can experience true sense of belonging.

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A full spectrum of tailored services

Throughout all aspects of our service delivery – from practical care to your daily activities, your specific choices are top of mind – all provided with a caring, timely and effective approach so that every day can be a great one.

We’re driven for you, by people like you

As a registered non-profit organisation, any profits received are invested back into care and service delivery so we can continue to meet your needs in a sustainable way.

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150 years of experience and understanding

Since 1867, caring for Victorians that may need a little a bit more support to live their best day in continue to live secure, dignified and rewarding lives.