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Residential Aged Care
Welcome to Dowell Court
159 Lower Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe East VIC 3084
Dowell Court is home to 44 residents
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About Dowell Court
Benetas Dowell Court provides care to each resident by qualified, experienced staff around the clock. The close-knit community of Dowell Court immediately provides a welcoming atmosphere.
Soon to be moving to The Views at Heidelberg, residents of Dowell Court will get to live in a brand new home in our new aged care apartment-style model.
Room types & pricing
Some rooms have lovely courtyard, garden or street views, depending on room location. Also, some rooms have close access to common areas, including living area, dining room, sitting room, large balcony and kitchenette.
Rooms are fully lockable for resident privacy
Shared bathroom with one other resident only
Pricing and Payment options
There are two components to your living arrangements when joining one of our residential homes: your daily care fee, which is the cost of your care (set by government), and your accommodation rate, which is the cost of your room.
is paid as one of the below payment options
100% Refundable Accomodation Deposit (RAD) like a bond
Pay as you go
Daily Accomodation Payment (DAP)
$/one off + $/day
% of the DAP and RAD
These are indicative rate estimates only and do not represent a contractual offer. Benetas will not be bound by these rates. Please call on 1300 23 63 82 or contact us for a quote or to discuss your specific needs.
Life at Dowell Court
What is the lifestyle like at Dowell Court?
Courtyard gardens provide plenty of opportunity for enjoying the warmer weather and raised garden beds ensure residents can continue to indulge their green thumbs. A wide range of visitors can be regularly spotted at Dowell Court, ranging from primary and high school students to members of the local parish and dedicated volunteers. Cosy lounge rooms are perfect for gathering together with other residents or family and friends.
Regular activities take place, as do outings and there’s even an annual holiday for residents. Our volunteers help provide residents with ongoing links to the wider community.
What are the meals like at Dowell Court?
At Benetas Dowell Court we are proud of the delicious, healthy meals we prepare for residents and their guests. Cooks work closely with nutritionists and dietitians to ensure all meals prepared fulfil nutrition requirements.
We use fresh produce in all our kitchens and cater to cultural and religious requirements, and aim to please all individual tastes. Benetas Dowell Court holds regular ‘food forums’ for residents and kitchen staff to discuss new ideas for the menus.
Staff and volunteers
We encourage our staff and volunteers to bring a pastoral sensibility to their roles, to listen to and be truly present to our residents. Our specialist team of non-denominational Pastoral Care Practitioners provide individualised and ongoing spiritual and emotional support.
In addition, through our Lifestyle Program, denominational visitors and volunteer companions foster an ongoing connection with our residents’ chosen faith tradition and provide church and chaplaincy services.