Lifestyle & Dining

Our residents have a better social life than many people half their age!

Enjoy a lifestyle as active or laidback as you choose. Bus trips, happy hours, cocktail hours, BBQ nights, special events and experiences, a world of fun awaits! Dine on a selection of home-cooked meals fully prepared and cooked onsite by our resident chefs. Our food service consists of breakfast, morning tea, a hot lunch or salad, afternoon tea, a 3 course dinner, and a light supper, prepared using high quality, fresh ingredients.


Home-cooked meals

Enjoy a wide selection of home-cooked meals fully prepared and cooked onsite by our resident chefs.

Our team cater for all dietary requirements and our menus are endorsed by dieticians. Our catering department is highly qualified and our kitchens have won awards for food safety.

In addition to our regular food service, residents also enjoy happy hours, pre-dinner drinks, cocktail hours, BBQ nights, ice cream extravaganzas and a range of other special events. Our catering team make all the food for the café and they also cater for private family functions.

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Diversional therapy

There are always activities, outings and events taking place in our communities, many of which are chosen by the residents. If residents don’t feel like venturing out, there are plenty of spaces to entertain friends and loved ones who come to visit. At Merrimac, there is a picturesque roof deck, a café, an events centre, plus a sunroom on every level that enjoys uninterrupted views to Surfers Paradise. Both Ashmore and Merrimac also have gardens to stroll through, inviting lounges, private dining rooms, recreation rooms and a hair dressing salon. Both communities are fully accessible to all residents, even those with mobility aids.

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Hair & Beauty

We have onsite hairdressing salons at both our Merrimac and Ashmore homes. Other than hair cuts & styling, our team of specialists offer facials, waxing, tinting, massage and manicures.

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Podiatry, Exercise & Physiotherapy

In-house Physio and Exercise Therapists assist with daily movement, strengthening and flexibility of all residents. Active residents are able to participate in the HillView Steps program, regular assisted walking group trips to various local destinations. Favourite spots are the beach and lakelands. Our in-house Podiatrist cares for our residents’ foot health, whilst Speech Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Dietetics are available upon request.

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