Looking for a comfortable, homely live-in care community in the Canberra region for yourself or a family member? You’ve landed in the right place.
The later years of life should be enjoyed to the fullest, and a top-quality residential aged care facility can make that happen. Offering stylish residences, state-of-the-art facilities, and an experienced team of doctors, nurses, and other allied health professionals, the best residential care in Canberra gives you or a family member access to the support they need when they need it.
Quality of life is critical for people of all ages – including those living out their golden years. That’s why we’ve asked Canberra locals to share their experiences with nursing homes in the region.
After reviewing the feedback, we’ve put together this list of the top three residential care facilities in Canberra. Let’s get started right away.
What makes a fantastic residential aged care home?
Want a little guidance on your search for a residential aged care home? No worries. We suggest looking out for the following traits:
- Comfortable, homely residences. An aged care home is exactly that – a home. The facility you decide on should be warm, welcoming, and clean.
- A friendly team of health professionals. If you or your family member requires medical support, look for a care home with a fantastic, friendly team of health professionals – doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, and more.
- Fully customisable support.No two residents are the same. The best residential care homes offer tailored support that meets the individual needs of each person.
- A community spirit. A sense of community and belonging goes a long way. Many residential aged care homes have social occasions and other opportunities to interact with like-minded residents.
The top residential aged care providers in Canberra according to you
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and Facebook as well as maintaining a minimum average of 4/5 stars on Google.
Without further ado, it’s time to introduce who you picked as the top residential aged care providers in Canberra and surrounding regions.
With more than six decades of experience providing the highest standard of personalised care, the team at Goodwin offer comfortable, supportive aged care for individuals in their later years. Their ‘new generation’ nursing home is set among stunning, peaceful surrounds and provides high-quality nursing support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Residents also have access to a skilled team of doctors, physiotherapists, dietitians, and other allied health professionals.
The friendly, experienced team at Goodwin attend to their residents’ every need so they can enjoy their lives to the fullest.
Convenient and quiet, Ozanam is Southern Cross Care’s premium aged care facility. Situated in a cul-de-sac beside scenic parkland, this home ensures you stay close to your friends, family, and the Canberra community you’ve come to love. Offering stunning private suites with either hillside, city, or garden views, 24/7 care, and a comprehensive range of health and support services, Ozanam gives you the peace of mind that you deserve.
The qualified team at the safe and comfortable Canberra Aged Care Facility specialise in dementia care. They understand the unique challenges that come when a person’s ability to complete day-to-day tasks progressively declines, and so can offer the personalised, compassionate care that they require.
Who did you pick?
Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.
Have you or a family member had experience with a residential aged care facility in the Canberra region? Share your experience – whether positive or negative – in the comments area below.