Walmsley Aged Care

Aged Care

Kilsyth Ref:PL25697

Australian Unity Independent & Assisted Living





500 Greeves Drive, Kilsyth VIC 3137, Kilsyth, 3137, VIC Directions

(03) 9726 1200

About this Aged Care Home
Quick Facts

Number of Dwellings


Number of Beds


Min. Aged Care Price


Max. Aged Care Price







Year Established


Type of Beds

Low Care, High Care, Dementia

Level of Support
  • Onsite Nursing
  • Gym, Rehab or Wellness Centre
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • On-site manager
  • Medical alert to external call centre
  • CCTV security
Recreational Facilities
  • Cinema
  • Community centre
  • Art studio
  • Library
  • Residents lounge
  • Meeting Room
  • Community kitchen
  • Billiards room
  • Chapel
  • Craft studio
Type of Beds

Supported Living


Low Care


High Care


Transitional Care


Respite Care


Day Care




Secure Dementia


Prestige Care


Ageing in Place



Walmsley Aged Care

500 Greeves Drive, Kilsyth VIC 3137, Kilsyth, 3137, VIC

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Walmsley Aged Care

Our new aged care residence has been redesigned, re-imagined and rebuilt so our local community can continue to receive first-class care and support. Close to all the things you know and love, Walmsley Aged Care is here to help you thrive. With 24-hour care and services that are carefully tailored to your needs, we’ll give you the support you’re looking for.

What are the design features?

  • Light-filled Café, with external landscaped terrace
  • Views to the Dandenong Ranges
  • Senior’s gym for rehabilitation, strengthening and maintenance programs
  • Private dining facilities
  • Large activities spaces, with audio visual equipment
  • Multi faith room
  • Allied health consulting room
  • Hair and beauty salon
  • Views to courtyards and landscaped native gardens
  • Small house hold living arrangement with 16-19 residents
  • Each household has its own private living, dining, kitchen & outdoor space
  • Household living areas which are light and sunny and short distance from resident rooms
  • Sleeping areas are private with only 4-12 residents
  • Warm residential environment
  • Intuitive wayfinding through permeable design
  • Large covered entry drop off.

What’s included at Walmsley’s Residential Aged Care?

  • 120 rooms with private ensuites: 84 standard rooms, 18 memory support rooms and 18 deluxe queen rooms
  • Rooms are configured into seven households over two levels, with between 13 – 19 rooms per household
  • Central to the households and available to all Walmsley Village residents, will be a gym, hairdresser, allied health consulting room, large multipurpose area and a café with external landscaped plaza.
  • A total of 36 on grade car parking spaces
  • Landscaped external spaces, designed to harmonise with the existing indigenous flora and fauna of the Yarra Ranges Shire.

A new household

Walmsley Memory Support Care is now opened. It has been designed to help those who have been diagnosed with dementia and to provide personalised service and support. The household’s architecture includes a north-facing sunroom, landscaped gardens with a continuous walking trail, and an internal pergola and outdoor terrace for residents and visitors to enjoy.

Memory support attributes including colour contrasting, clear wayfinding, short corridors with no dead ends, discreet main household entry door, safety features in the kitchen, and security are also key design elements of the household.

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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 Villages.com.au 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, villages.com.au 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 villages.com.au, 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.