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Weary Dunlop Retirement Village on Jells Road, is conveniently located next to the Wheelers Hill shopping centre with Jells Park nearby.

We offer a full range of retirement living and aged care options; from independent apartments, assisted living in serviced apartments, to the very best of low care, high care and specialist dementia care.

Residents enjoy resort-style facilities such as an all-weather bowling green, heated indoor swimming pool, hair and beauty salon and movie theatre, to name just a few. At the heart of it all, residents can relax with the security of knowing that if their needs change, they can be cared for within the village.

Weary Dunlop is part of the Ryman Healthcare group, which offer some of the most resident-friendly terms in Australasia.

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Independent living

Independent living provides the best of both worlds - combining the freedom to come and go as you please with the security and companionship of the village community.

Delight in the resort-style facilities and feel secure knowing you have priority access to our full continuum of care.

What’s more, you’ll enjoy some of the most resident-friendly terms in Australasia.

Serviced apartments

A serviced apartment is a fantastic option, allowing you to remain independent, whilst having a little extra help if you need it.

Take the stress away with services such as a Delicious midday meal, housekeeping and emergency call alarms monitored 24/7 - to name just a few.

What’s more, you’ll enjoy some of the most resident-friendly terms in Australasia.

Aged care

Caring is at the heart of everything we do, and as such our aged care centres embrace you into the fold of the village community.

Superior standards are reflected in the spacious rooms, with private ensuites, stunning views and wonderful facilities.

Your care plan is developed with you and your family and is unique to you. Where possible, you are cared for by the same staff each day.

Dementia care

Our dementia care centres provide a secure haven in a warm and homely environment, incorporating unique design features and secure courtyards and garden areas that encourage freedom of movement.

Caring staff specialise in dementia care, using methods that are positive and therapeutic.

Our activities programme includes art, music, aromatherapy, exercise and water therapy which have a positive impact on our residents’ quality of life.

Respite care

We offer short-term aged care and dementia care, whether it’s for a single night or for a few weeks.

If continuing to live at home is the best option, some balance may be needed. You may even require extra care following a hospital stay or surgery.

Respite care can facilitate a break for carers or provide social interaction for you or your loved one.

Tracey

For more information contact Tracey

03 8545 1403
Chris

For more information contact Chris

03 8545 1400

Understanding serviced apartment living

Serviced apartments come with an assisted living package, and additional service and package options can be added as required.

You have the independence and privacy of owning your own home, to have your precious things around you and entertain guests, while enjoying some assistance with daily tasks.


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Resort-style facilities

The resort-style facilities include an all-weather bowling green, heated indoor swimming pool and spa, gym, beauty and hairdressing salon, library and movie theatre.

The resort-style facilities include a movie theatre, beauty and hairdressing salon, library and lounge.


Bar

Bar

Beauty therapy

Beauty Therapy

Billiards room

Billiards room

Bowling green

Bowling green

Dining Room

Dining room

Gym

Gym

Hair Salon

Hair salon

Library

Library

Movie Theatre

Movie theatre

Recreation Room

Recreation room

Reflection Room

Reflection room

Scooter Bay

Scooter bay

Separate Lounge

Lounge

Shop

Shop

Spa Pool

Spa pool

Swimming Pool

Swimming pool

Terrace

Terrace

Village Centre

Village centre

Workshop

Residents Workshop

Delicious

A fresh and delicious approach to food

In 2017, we launched our Ryman Delicious menus. Our aim was to shake up our approach to food and how it is delivered. To achieve this, we literally went back to the drawing board to survey what our residents’ preferences were.

In listening to our residents, we could capture the essence of what is really important to them. Cravings for old favourites are satisfied by providing the comfort of the classics, but we keep it ‘fresh’ with innovative choices. Think roast chicken alongside slow-cooked pork and coconut curry.

Fresh is the name of the game – meals prepared on-site using fresh seasonal produce. The aim of Ryman Delicious is to create meals with an abundance of flavour and presentation that is a feast for the eyes. Not to mention we offer a choice of three meals at lunchtime, which includes a vegetarian option.

For many of our residents, coming together for a meal is a highlight. At Ryman, we aim to provide an experience to remember and an opportunity to connect.

Check out the deliciousness for yourself in our extensive Delicious menus.


Fair terms for your peace of mind

We believe in protecting the interests of our residents and families.

This is why we offer some of the most resident-friendly and transparent terms in Australia. For example, we will never increase your fixed weekly fee, no matter how long you live in the village, and there are no hidden costs.


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Continuum of care on site

In addition to independent and serviced apartment living, we offer the best of aged care and dementia care in our on-site care centre.

Couples can both live in the same village, even if their needs are different.

Enjoy retirement living with peace of mind, knowing that if your needs change, you have priority access to other levels of care - right there in the village.


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Activities and exercise

Ryman Engage, our activities and lifestyle programme, offers a varied selection of activities to cater for many interests. You can participate as much or as little as suits you.

The award-winning Triple A exercise programme caters for all levels of ability, and has been fantastic for improving the health and wellbeing of residents who take part.


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Independent calendar

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Activities and exercise

Ryman Engage, our activities and lifestyle programme, offers a varied selection of activities to cater for many interests. You can participate as much or as little as suits you.

The award-winning Triple A exercise programme caters for all levels of ability, and has been fantastic for improving the health and wellbeing of residents who take part.


Engage

Burma calendar

Engage

Colombo calendar

Engage

Java calendar

Delicious

A fresh and delicious approach to food

In 2017, we launched our Ryman Delicious menus. Our aim was to shake up our approach to food and how it is delivered. To achieve this, we literally went back to the drawing board to survey what our residents’ preferences were.

In listening to our residents, we could capture the essence of what is really important to them. Cravings for old favourites are satisfied by providing the comfort of the classics, but we keep it ‘fresh’ with innovative choices. Think roast chicken alongside slow-cooked pork and coconut curry.

Fresh is the name of the game – meals prepared on-site using fresh seasonal produce. The aim of Ryman Delicious is to create meals with an abundance of flavour and presentation that is a feast for the eyes. Not to mention we offer a choice of three meals at lunchtime, which includes a vegetarian option.

For many of our residents, coming together for a meal is a highlight. At Ryman, we aim to provide an experience to remember and an opportunity to connect.

Check out the deliciousness for yourself in our extensive Delicious menus.


Resident stories and news

Yvonne and Clare

Yvonne and Clare's story

Reg and Greg

Reg and Greg's story


How to find us

Weary Dunlop Retirement Village is conveniently located at 242 Jells Road, next to Wheelers Hill Shopping Centre.


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Weary Dunlop

Our namesake - Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop (1907 – 1993)

Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop was an Australian surgeon who is renowned for his leadership and courage while being held prisoner by the Japanese during World War II.

He was born in Victoria in 1907 and trained first as a pharmacist and then as a doctor. He was also an outstanding rugby player, and played for the 1932 Wallabies side that took the Bledisloe Cup from the All Blacks.

After the war he had a distinguished career in medicine and was especially active in his support of veterans. He was knighted in 1969 and named Australian of the Year in 1976.


Discover the Ryman difference


Introducing Ryman

Introducing Ryman

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