Clarke Hopkins Clarke has been appointed to design the $134.6 million Kingston Centre in Melbourne’s south-east.
The multi-storey aged care facility will comprise of 150 modern bedrooms and will cater to the complex needs of its residents, including dementia.
The facility’s design will make the most of the surrounding natural environment. Residents will have open area views, an abundance of natural light, and access to terraces and gardens.
The Victorian Health Building Authority (VHBA) in partnership with Monash Health are delivering the facility, which is scheduled for completion in mid-2026.
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VHBA CEO Rob Fiske said the new residential aged care facility will form part of the Kingston Centre, a community-focussed neighbourhood that provides integrated health and wellbeing services for older Victorians.
“The state-of-the-art facility will provide modern single rooms with private ensuites which are grouped into households to maintain a home-like environment,” Fiske said
“A community room, sacred space and other common areas will provide more opportunities for social interactions and activities.”
“When completed in 2026, the facility will enable our older community members to live in the comfortable and supportive environment they deserve.”