Churches of Christ Arcadia Aged Care

Aged Care

Essendon Ref:PL2991

Churches of Christ in Queensland





120 McCracken Street, Essendon, 3040, VIC Directions

03 8378 3300

You'll have everything you need while living at Arcadia Aged Care

You'll have everything you need while living at Arcadia Aged Care

Low care bed
120 McCracken Street, Essendon VIC 3040

RAD $550,000 - $650,000

  • Our Arcadia Aged Care Service is a 102-bed, resident care service offering a range of personal care, therapies and accommodation. The service is also conveniently co-located with Arcadia Apartments, which can be beneficial for people who may have changing care and accommodation needs, or if one partner requires a higher level of care. Centrally located in the leafy suburb of Essendon and only 9km north-west from Melbourne’s CBD, it is a popular suburb for families with good public transport, schools and extensive shopping options. Essendon is very community-focused, offering friendly hospitality, recreational facilities, and local eateries set amongst beautiful parklands, heritage streets and homes.
Arcadia Aged Care offers:
• Round-the-clock availability of registered nurses
• Personalised, tailored care
• A compassionate team of carers
• A community of fellow residents at similar life stages
• Tranquil, secure surroundings
• Transparent pricing with no hidden fees
• A diverse array of enjoyable activities.
At Arcadia Aged Care, we've carefully designed for your benefit:
• Serene courtyard gardens and inviting outdoor sitting areas
• Delicious meals, prepared onsite daily
• In-house salon for your convenience
• Facility bus for outings and adventures
• Comfortable lounge, relaxation and dining spaces
• Engaging social activities and group excursions
Our Adaptable Care Options:
Arcadia Aged Care offers a range of care options, including:
• Residential aged care
• Respite care
• Palliative care
• Dementia care
• Pastoral care
Our Lifestyle and Activities Program:
We believe in nurturing social connections and an active lifestyle. Together with our residents, we've crafted a delightful program that celebrates birthdays, special moments, and cultural events. Just some of our regular activities include:
• Picturesque day trips
• Invigorating fitness classes
• Creative arts and crafts sessions
• Ever-popular bingo and trivia
• Puzzles, games and quiz sessions
• Enjoyable movie nights
We welcome you to contact us and arrange a guided tour to experience our home first-hand.
We look forward to welcoming you to our Arcadia Aged Care community.
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Quick Facts

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Number of Beds


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Year Established


Type of Beds

Supported Living

  • Ergonomic interior
  • Adaptable Bathroom
  • Built-in emergency aid
  • Level access
Level of Support
  • 24hr Medical Alert External
  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
  • Gym, Rehab or Wellness Centre
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • Personal Care Internal
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Transitional Care
  • Physiotherapy
  • On-site manager
  • Resident front gate / lobby monitor
  • Medical alert to external call centre
  • Hairdresser
  • Walk to shops
  • Beauty Salon
  • Vegetable gardens
  • Community TV
  • High-speed broadband
  • Walk to transport
Recreational Facilities
  • Commercial kitchen
  • BBQ area/s
  • Library
  • Residents lounge
  • Meeting Room
  • Community kitchen
Type of Beds

Supported Living


Low Care


High Care


Transitional Care


Respite Care


Day Care




Secure Dementia


Prestige Care


Ageing in Place



Churches of Christ Arcadia Aged Care

120 McCracken Street, Essendon, 3040, VIC

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Churches of Christ Arcadia Aged Care

When you choose to move to Churches of Christ Arcadia Aged Care, even if it’s just for a short visit, we're dedicated to ensuring you feel right at home from day one.
Our Arcadia Aged Care Service offers a comforting 102-bed sanctuary, providing personalised care, therapies, and cosy living arrangements. And, conveniently located alongside Arcadia Apartments, we offer added flexibility for those with changing care needs or couples requiring differing levels of support.
Nestled in the picturesque suburb of Essendon, just 9km north-west of Melbourne’s bustling CBD, Arcadia embodies a charming community spirit, with access to public transport, eateries and a plenty of shopping options nearby. Essendon is renowned for its welcoming atmosphere, boasting recreational facilities, locally-owned cafes, and stunning parklands rich in heritage.
Indulge in home-style meals crafted by our professional cooks, right here on-site. Take in the beauty of our neat gardens and outdoor seating areas. Visit our on-site salon for a pampering session with our resident hairdresser. And relax in our cosy lounge or dining spaces, perfect for spending quality time with loved ones.
Immerse yourself in our lively lifestyle program, designed to foster connections and promote an active way of life. From arts and crafts to friendly carpet bowls and exciting rounds of bingo, there's something for everyone. And, of course, we love coming together to celebrate birthdays, special occasions, and cultural events.
Here at Arcadia Aged Care Service, you're not just a resident – you're a cherished member of our warm and close-knit community. Join us, and discover the joys of new friendships and quality care waiting just for you.

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A special thanks to our contributors

Caroline Egan

DCM Media, agedcare101

Caroline has a wealth of experience writing within the retirement and aged care sector and is a contributing journalist for the and agedcare101 blog and accompanying newsletters.

Ian Horswill


Ian is a journalist, writer and sub-editor for the aged care sector, working at The DCM Group. He writes for The Weekly Source, agedcare101, and the DCM Institute fortnightly newsletter Friday. Ian is in daily contact with CEOs of retirement living, land lease and the aged care operations and makes a new contact every week. He investigates media releases, LinkedIn and Facebook for a good source for ideas for stories.

Lauren Broomham

Retirement and Aged Care Journalist

Lauren is a journalist for, agedcare101 and The Donaldson Sisters. Growing up in a big family in small town communities, she has always had a love for the written word, joining her local library at the age of six months. With over eight years' experience in writing and editing, she is a keen follower of news and current affairs with a nose for a good story.

Jill Donaldson


Jill has been practicing as a clinical physiotherapist for 30 years. For the last 13 years she has worked solely in the Aged Care sector in more than 50 metropolitan and regional facilities. Jill has also toured care facilities in the US and Africa and is a passionate advocate for both the residents in aged care and the staff who care for them. She researches and writes for DCM Media.

Chris Baynes

DCM Media, agedcare101

Chris has been a journalist and publisher in the retirement village and aged care sectors for 11 years. He has visited over 250 retirement villages and 50 aged care facilities both within Australia and internationally. Chris is a regular speaker at industry conferences plus is a frequent radio commentator.

Annie Donaldson

Nurse and Carer

Annie has a long career in both nursing and the media. She has planned and co-ordinated the medical support from both international TV productions and major stadium events. In recent years she has been a primary family carer plus involved in structured carer support.