Non-profit mecwacare Doubles Residential Aged Care Holdings

on the Monday, February 1, 2016

mecwacare’s acquisition of six residential aged care facilities boosts mecwacare’s capacity to over 700 beds in 11 facilities across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Melbourne, Victoria. On 1 February 2016, not-for-profit aged care specialist, mecwacare, will commence ownership and management of six Victorian aged care facilities across Melbourne and regional Victoria at the following locations:

The majority of staff, volunteers and facility managers across the six facilities have opted to join mecwacare and will continue providing residential services and lifestyle programs to residents.

mecwacare Chief Executive, Michele Lewis, says she’s delighted with the continuity of care. “We warmly welcome continuing and new staff and volunteers to our mecwacare family, and appreciate the knowledge, experience and diversity of skills they bring, which will ease the transition and benefit residents.”

Moving forward, Ms Lewis is confident that mecwacare’s experienced management will ensure their residential and home care services will thrive in an increasingly complex aged care sector.

“In line with our not-for-profit values, mecwacare is committed to providing affordable and high quality care for the elderly. We will continue with a strong growth agenda. With our recent expansion to 11 aged care residences across Victoria and record of upgrading facilities, we are building our capacity to maintain and develop quality residential care services for our clients, residents and the community for years to come.”

Click here to learn more about mecwacare’s aged care services across Victoria.