The Illawarra Diggers Aged and Community Care complex in Corrimal is one of Illawarra’s hidden treasures in aged care accommodation.
Nestled among the foothills of Mt Keira, Illawarra Diggers is dedicated to providing the best quality care possible for our aged community.
Following the recent $15 million extension and refurbishment, the facility has many additional features which enhance the quality of life for the residents.
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There are many new spacious rooms in the complex, a new doctors’ clinic, physiotherapy, diversional therapy and podiatry rooms, a hairdressing salon, library, seven additional comfy lounge areas and Wi-Fi throughout the facility.
The premium suites and rooms are spacious, having east and north facing rooms with beautiful views to the ocean and escarpment.
They feature large private ensuites, reverse cycle air conditioning and 24 hour access to care staff through an integrated nurse call system.
All premium suites, which make up more than half the 105 residential rooms, have smart TV’s, digital phone outlets as well as internet access.
There are many other rooms to choose from including deluxe and superior rooms with private ensuites, both also available for those with dementia.
The many open living spaces found around the facility are perfect for catching up with family, friends and other residents.
Residents and visitors can also take the opportunity to enjoy the leafy courtyards and landscaped gardens.
The newly refurbished dining room provides a place for socialising over meals or just a simple “cuppa”, as well as hosting annual celebrations like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Christmas.
The 100 fully qualified staff, who care for the residents, also have new amenities including contemporary offices, care stations and lunchrooms and an outdoor area to enjoy their meal breaks.
Illawarra Diggers prides itself on having in-house catering, laundry and cleaning services.
The commercial kitchen, accredited by the NSW Food Authority, provides 300 meals per day as well as freshly prepared morning and afternoon tea.
There are regular bus outings to popular scenic locations throughout the Illawarra and South Coast as well as shopping trips to the nearby Corrimal and Figtree commercial centres.
With heritage in supported seniors’ living dating back to 1946, Illawarra Diggers provides high quality, compassionate care and support.
The friendly and caring homely environment enhances the quality of life of every resident.
To speak with staff please phone 42254 700 or visit the website at illawarradiggers.com.au