Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is welcome to live in an Amaroo Caring Centre?

      At Amaroo, we welcome anyone into our Caring Centres who can no longer live independently and need full-time care.

  • Can I choose a specific Caring Centre as my preferred location?

      Yes, you can choose from either Buckley or McMahon Caring Centre, and we can accommodate your choice accordingly.

  • What do I need before applying?

      Before applying to one of our Caring Centres, please ensure that you or a dependent have the following information available:

      • ACAT assessment
      • An approved care support plan
  • How do I secure a place at an Amaroo Caring Centre?

      Getting started is easy, simply get in touch with our team to start the application process.

  • Do you have room for couples?

      Our Caring Centers provide a range of single and double rooms, so please discuss this option with our team when you begin your application.

  • What fees can I expect to pay at an Amaroo Caring Centre?

      You can find a detailed explanation of our fee structure on our Fees page.

  • What vaccinations are needed for visitors?

      At Amaroo, we require all visitors to have their annual flu vaccination.


  • What food is provided at Amaroo?

      We know that the food we eat is connected to our health and overall wellbeing. That’s why across our Villages and Caring Centres we provide a delicious—and most importantly, nutritious—menu. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, along with three lighter selections of morning tea, afternoon tea, and supper. All meals are made fresh daily by our team of qualified chefs. If you require a specific food focus program, you can work alongside our catering team to ensure the daily menu selection is reflective of your dietary preferences.

      While our Villages and Caring Centres allow residents to enjoy their food in a social environment, we also provide the opportunity for residents to dine privately.

  • Are pets allowed in Amaroo Caring Centre?

      No, unfortunately pets are not allowed in our Caring Centres due to health and safety requirements.

  • What is the difference between Amaroo Villages and Caring Centres?

      Amaroo Villages are designed to allow you to live independently and enjoy the lifestyle that you love.

      Our Caring Centres provide around-the-clock 24/7 care to ensure that you’re looked after and supported. You’re still able to live your life the way you want in your own private room, but with comprehensive assistance that gives you and your family peace of mind.

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