Geoffrey Cutter Centre

Geoffrey Cutter Centre is a 60 bed residential aged care home, including a 20 bed unit for residents with dementia and cognitive impairment, located in picturesque Ballarat East.

The light filled, modern home is surrounded by beautiful gardens which can be enjoyed inside and out, with large windows throughout the area. The spacious open plan living and dining areas provide a place to be with others, as well as smaller areas for some quiet time. The space also caters for the many social activities that are organised for the residents. The facility benefits from recent, major refurbishment. All resident rooms are air conditioned.

The shared living areas include:
- Large open plan living rooms with flat screen TVs, DVDs and CD players
- Sunrooms for a more intimate setting, that can also be used for private family catch ups
- Spacious activities area for the many social activities that take place each week
- Broadband kiosk enabling residents to access the internet and Skype family and friends (with staff assistance, if required)

Outside, residents and families can enjoy a stroll around the secure gardens and sit in the courtyard area, which is equipped with a gas BBQ and outdoor dining setting. Residents and families can participate in gardening activities with the qualified lifestyle staff.

Geoffrey Cutter Centre dementia area offers four single rooms, each with its own ensuite, and eight double rooms with shared ensuites. Our double rooms are perfect for couples and are often enjoyed by individuals who form friendships with their ‘room mate’. Residents are encouraged to personalise their space with small furniture items, soft furnishings, photographs and mementos from home to make their room their own.

All rooms include
- Built in wardrobes
- Electric, height adjustable bed (sensor mats available where required)
- Telephone line available
- TV antenna
- Nurse call bell (bedside and bathroom)

You need to be assessed by an Aged Care Assessment (ACAS) Officer to become a resident in any aged care facility. The ACAS service can be accessed through Ballarat Health Services. Referral to the ACAS service can be made by your GP, service provider, a family member or carer, or it can be a self-referral. For further information about ACAS please phone 03 5320 3740 or email residential@bhs.org.au