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Exciting plans for Kilmarnock Heights

Exciting plans for Kilmarnock Heights

Enliven, part of the not-for-profit organisation Presbyterian Support Central, is excited to announce plans to redevelop its Kilmarnock Heights Home site in Berhampore with a unique new rest home and retirement village.

Presbyterian Support Central lodged resource consent last week to develop a 72 bed rest home and hospital and up to 58 retirement apartments.

CEO Chris Graham explains the first stage of development would be to rebuild the home.

“We’ll build the new, purpose-built facility in front of the existing home so our current residents living arrangements won’t be disrupted. Then we’ll look to build up to 58 retirement apartments.”

Chris says Enliven wants to ensure the development is something special.

“The focus is on developing a facility that is more than bricks and mortar; instead Enliven wants to develop a truly person-centred community.”

He believes the project is a positive one for the area and hopes the community will back it.

“There are not a lot of retirement living options in the area and this development will mean Enliven can provide a full continuum of care to the local community, including retirement living, in-home support, rest home and hospital level care. It gives people more options to stay in a place they love as their needs change.”

He says the development will also be reflective of the surrounding environment.

“As we’ve put together these plans we’ve been very mindful of fitting in with the surrounding residential environment and the neighboring town belt.”

Progress updates will be posted on Enliven’s website, right here!


One Response to Exciting plans for Kilmarnock Heights

  1. Wow! I have just had a good look through your website. Kilmarnock sounds like such an lovely place to reside and work. I am looking for a new vocation and I am very excited about and inspired by all the wonderful care and services Kilmarnock provide to our wonderful aged people and the way their families are included. I will have to update my C.V. pronto and submit it, I feel so refreshed and inspired after reading about all that is on offer to aged people in our community and what is still yet to come.

    I hope to one day soon to be a part of the wonderful care team and vision that Kilmarnock has. The Eden Principles you have in place sound second to none and working in an environment where it is about the people, makes Kilmarnock a very attractive community to be apart of.

    Kind regards


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