Quality Aged Care Essendon

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Welcome to CraigCare, an example of exceptional aged care in Essendon. Our homes at Pascoe ValeGlenroy & Monee Ponds serve as pillars of reliable, compassionate aged care for those living in Essendon and nearby areas. Being easily accessible through public transport, these facilities provide the perfect blend of convenience and quality care, bringing our comprehensive suite of services closer to your home.

At the heart of CraigCare’s philosophy is a firm belief in a personalised, family-centric approach to aged care. Understanding that every individual’s journey through aged care is unique, we collaborate with residents and their families, designing personalised care plans that cater to the distinct needs and preferences of each resident. This collaborative approach extends to the clear communication of aged care fees, ensuring total transparency in financial aspects.

If you would like to speak to someone directly, whether it be because you have a question regarding fees or care, if you would like assistance with your aged care application or if you would like to book a tour at one of our homes, we’re here to help. Please contact our friendly Admissions team by calling 0468 718 856 or click here to submit an online enquiry.

Comprehensive Aged Care Services in Essendon

Our Essendon aged care home provides a multitude of services aimed at enhancing the well-being of our residents. From routine nursing care and specialised dementia care to comforting palliative care, our team of qualified professionals are committed to delivering comprehensive, individualised care. We provide a vibrant range of social activities aimed at stimulating mental well-being and enhancing residents’ quality of life. Our firm commitment to the welfare of our residents extends beyond care services to encompass their entire living experience at CraigCare.

CraigCare: A Welcoming Home Away from Home

The essence of CraigCare is to provide more than just an aged care facility – we strive to offer a home. Each of our tastefully designed suites offers the security and comfort needed in a true home, wrapped in a warm, inviting atmosphere. We cater to special moments with private dining options and beautifully landscaped peaceful gardens perfect for relaxation and socialising.

Empowering Independence and Autonomy

CraigCare takes pride in fostering an environment that promotes independence and autonomy among residents. We ensure our residents have the liberty to make their own choices, maintain their daily routines, and participate actively in decision-making processes pertaining to their care. We strike a harmonious balance where our residents feel in control, while our dedicated team offers the necessary care and support.

Comprehensive Medical Services and Healthcare Support

Comprehending the significant role of robust medical care in aged care, CraigCare offers an array of care options and medical services. Regular access to qualified medical professionals including occupational therapy, meticulous health assessments, and prudent medication management underscore our commitment to the health of our residents. We further extend our services to coordinating with external healthcare providers, ensuring comprehensive medical support for each resident.

Lifestyle Activities: Sparking Joy and Engagement

Life at CraigCare is a whirl of engaging social activities. Our holistic approach to aged care sees us facilitating a myriad of activities from group exercises, creative art classes, special events and gardening to communal dining, promoting social interaction, and mental stimulation. We firmly believe that an active social life greatly enhances the quality of life of our residents and are committed to creating a vibrant, inclusive community within our facilities.

CraigCare is a place where compassionate care meets quality service. We invite you to join our family, where we strive every day to ensure that your loved ones receive the care they deserve in a home that cherishes them. Make an enquiry today, and allow us to guide you through the path of compassionate, quality aged care in Essendon.


Indeed, our Pascoe Vale and Glenroy aged care residence are conveniently located near public transport routes, facilitating easy access for family visits and outings.

Absolutely, we provide comprehensive respite care services, offering temporary respite for primary caregivers, allowing them to rest and rejuvenate.

Our aged care fees are dependent on the individual care needs. We maintain complete transparency regarding our fees and discuss all potential costs with families upfront.

For precise location information and addresses of our Pascoe Vale and Glenroy care homes, please Make an Enquiry.

Reach out to us through our Make an Enquiry page, and our team will guide you through the process.

About Essendon

Essendon, located in the City of Moonee Valley local government area, is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It sits approximately 8 km (5.0 mi) northwest of Melbourne’s central business district. 

The boundaries of Essendon are defined by Hoffmans Road to the west, Keilor Road and Woodland Street to the north, the Moonee Ponds Creek to the east, and Buckley Street to the south (with a small section further south bordering Moonee Ponds).

For transportation, Essendon offers train services from Essendon station on Rose Street, Glenbervie station on Glass Street, and Strathmore station on Woodland Street. These stations are all part of the Craigieburn railway line. Additionally, bus services are available from Essendon railway station, with several routes terminating at the station or continuing through to Moonee Ponds.

Commuters and recreational cyclists can make use of the Maribyrnong River Trail, which borders the southwest of the suburb, as well as the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail, which borders the east and north. Both trails provide popular routes for cycling activities.

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Speak To An Aged Care Expert

We’re here to help and support you in any way we can. If you want to speak to an aged care expert, please contact our friendly Admissions team by calling 0468 718 856 or click here to submit an online enquiry.