Upper Ferntree Gully

Menarock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully is a light filled 45 bed residence offering respite care, permanent care and dementia care for individuals and couples. Menarock Life Upper Ferntree Gully prides itself as a pet friendly residence. Several of our residents have made the move  with their beloved pets. Menarock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully have well maintained gardens, internal courtyard two sitting and dining rooms along with a large activities area provides residents with multiple options for filling their days with activities and friendship with residents, staff and family time.

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  • 2 Vacancies
  • Total beds in this residence: 45
  • Address: 14-18 Tarana Avenue, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156
  • Phone & Fax: P: 03 9758 9911 F: (03) 9756 0540
  • Email: Please use our inquiry form and we'll be in touch very soon
  • Level of Care: High care, Ageing in place
  • Care term: Permanent care (Long term)

Facilities and services

  • Registered nurses on duty 24 hours a day
  • Great resident to care staff ratios ensuring each resident receives the care they need.
  • A separate secure residential space for those living with advanced dementia
  • Freshly prepared meals and snacks from our wonderful catering department (special dietary requirements can be met as all meals are prepared and cooked on site).
  • Visiting specialist services from physiotherapy, podiatry, dietitian, dentistry and speech therapy including resident choice of doctor.
  • A comprehensive planned lifestyle activities program.
  • Hairdressing services available & laundry services provided
  • Friends and family can visit at any time

Our Care

Our carefully selected staff are dedicated professionals who are fully qualified to meet the residents’ personal care needs. They are trained to deliver the best service with qualified personal care, 24 hours a day, every day, with a special understanding of the needs of the aged. Our residents are also supported with enrolled and registered nurses throughout the day, evening and night.

To ensure the safety of our residents Menrock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully has a dedicated secure wing for residents living with advanced dementia.

An integral part of our Life Care program at Menarock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully is to develop individual care plans that are based on a holistic team approach to ensuring each residents’ needs are provided for. The care plans are regularly reviewed to so that each resident feels secure in the knowledge that their mental, spiritual and physical well-being is cared for. This has the added benefit of giving our carers a great sense of achievement and satisfaction.

Menrock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully has visiting specialist services for physiotherapy, podiatry, a dietitian, dentistry work and speech therapy.


Our Dining

Menarock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully has developed a specialised breakfast program for residents living with dementia to enable them to be involved in the preparation of their own breakfast, at a time of their own choosing. This provides a unique opportunity to empower each individual’s choice and decision making.

As part of Dining Life our qualified Chefs provide delicious varied menus with fresh selections each day. A qualified dietitian will also ensure that the specific nutritional needs of our residents are met, including religious and cultural requirements. Special requests and celebrations can also be catered for by our team. Family members are most welcome to join us at meal times. Whilst we encourage residents to eat in the dining room, a tray service is available for those who prefer to eat in the privacy of their own room.


Our Lifestyle

At Menrock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully, we provide a comprehensive and varied activity programme. There are recreation and therapeutic programs including crafts, gardening, board/ word games, exercise groups and bus outings. With great staff to resident ratios we can run on site hair dressing salon and laundry services. We celebrate special events and cultural days with the residents such as international days, traditional religious festivals and events like the Melbourne Cup.

Surrounded by established gardens Menrock Life aged care residence Upper Ferntree Gully is nestled in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges close to picturesque drives that are great for visiting families and friends to take their loved ones on outings.


Contact us

We would be happy to visit with prospective residents and family members to understand individual needs and requirements. We are also available to conduct tours of our home to see for yourself what life is like here. To make your initial enquiry please contact us.

In the mean time you may wish to view what other families have said about Menarock Life aged care residences…


My mum’s been here for 8 months and loves it. She is always saying how lucky she feels. The people are fabulous and really do go above and beyond. Whenever I’m in touch with the staff, nothing is too much trouble. We’re very happy mum is there.

Sonja - September 2020
Aged Care Residence Upper Ferntree Gully

My Dad is a resident at Menarock, and everyone had been so kind and understanding to him and our family. Yesterday he turned 90 and the staff could not have been more wonderful, they did everything we asked for and more, he had a absolutely wonderful day. Thank you to all the staff, and a special thanks to Paige and Lisa

Mitchell - September 2020
Aged Care Residence Upper Ferntree Gully

Very caring staff for Resident and attentive to keep next of Kin up to date with all circumstances (I am interstate and somewhat distant from my Sister). I am encouraged by the whole operation of Menarock Life Upper Ferntree Gully

Rupert - November 03, 2016
Aged Care Residence Upper Ferntree Gully

Menarock Aged Care facility Upper Ferntree Gully has been a wonderful second home for my mother in a small environment in the Dandenongs, the key reason is the staff.

Joyce - November 03, 2016
Aged Care Residence Upper Ferntree Gully
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