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Southern Cross Nordby Apartments

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Kayla3911 Sep 25, 2018

Food is not great in range. Frozen carrots with every meal. Meat is served cold with hot gravy pored over which runs into the salad. Beautiful gardens; rooms are set out in quads which is very nice; The RN does not see the residents herself, she relies on "my staff" to fill her in on the residents' health. Visiting providers appear to charge Medicare for services without being monitored by the facility. The facility manager is helpful and friendly. The staff don't always wear their badges, so the residents often don't know the names of the staff looking after them. Residents don't always get to see the doctor when they ask...the RN decides who sees him (she gets feedback from the carers....not her own examination of the resident). The staff are very friendly when I visit. The receptionist is lovely. The rooms are light and airy in the supported units.Other residents are friendly.

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Josephine Zaslawski Jun 28, 2015

I am so happy as I have my little dog Major with me night and day .I looked at many villages in my area and found this wonderful place which is PET FRIENDLY. I did not want to be separated from my gorgeous little dog Major. He gets me out walking and even if I don't want to go across to the wonderful park opposite we take a walk around the village where he has many friends. I am so happy here and all villas face North so we get the wonderful sun. I had a plaque made to put on the front door it says THE HAVEN which is so true. The village is in a beautifully treed and quiet area but we can take a folding chair across to the park and watch the all day soccer on weekends. I am very happy here.

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Aurore6471 Jun 27, 2015

I am here in this beautiful village because it is a Pet Friendly Village and I have my little dog Major with me day and night. He loves to visit the less mobile residents who tend to spoil him .Major is very tiny but thinks he is big. I have emphysema so he gets me out walking which is very beneficial to my wellbeing. I searched many villages until I found a village t hat would accept my pet .I am very happy here.

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About Southern Cross Nordby Apartments

Southern Cross Nordby Village is an established residential aged care facility offering an enhanced lifestyle in a relaxed community environment.The residents have easy access to a convenient bus service.The village includes 25 self-contained units set in park-like grounds. The residents live independently, but can choose to access some of the services on offer at the residential facility.Residents enjoy the swimming pool in its garden settingand landscaped courtyard gardens. All apartments also have private en-suites and leafy outlooks.

Available Rooms

Room Name

Single room + private ensuite

Type

Single room + ensuite

Occupancy

1

No of rooms

0

Room size (sqm)

20-27

Room Description

Rooms in this 45 room facility are 20-27 square metres include built-in robes and are furnished with an electric highlow bed in each room. 45 rooms have a courtyard view front and back 10 also have a view to a reserve through the back door. Five rooms include a balcony and 40 have a veranda. Heater lights and ceiling fans telephone and television point are located in each room. Low care rooms include a kitchenette. Floors are either carpeted or covered with a cushioned non-slip vinyl. Ensuites are 4.5 square metres and include shower vanity unit toilet and grab rails and are tiled. A nurse call device is located in both the bedroom and ensuite bathroom for residents safety. All rooms have fire sprinklers.

Common Areas Description

The facility includes five courtyards and four lounge areas. The main lounge is a large room with 42 flat screen TV coffee tables and large tables for activities. Three additional cosy lounge rooms are ideal for small group activities and family gatherings. There are four sitting areas in the courtyards. Books shelves with plenty of books on different topics are located in two lounge areas. There is one wheelchair parking bay. Gardens and court yards are well maintained. The main lounge and dining room are fully air-conditioned. New soft furnishings for the dining areas were purchased in 2013. The facility also includes a hairdressing salon library prayer room barbeque and outdoor entertainment area.

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