Major Australian philanthropic foundation, The Ian Potter Foundation, has awarded the HammondCare Darlinghurst project $2.5 million across five years towards the construction and running of its aged home for older people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
The number of older people in Australia accessing specialist homelessness services (SHS) has increased by over a third since 2012/13 to 23,600 clients, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
The report “Specialist Homelessness Services 2016-17” shows the growth in older people...
Work is continuing on the 42 bed residential aged care home for older people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness at 118A Darlinghurst
Works recently completed
The car wash has been demolished and the site fenced off.
HammondCare has engaged Taylor Construction to manage current approved works for HammondCare Darlinghurst at 118A Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, next
to St Johns.
Taylor is a reputable Tier 2 construction company based in North Sydney.
Latest site works
A qualified hygienist was engaged to provide reporting and clearance for identified bonded...
As you would be aware, not for profit, aged care provider, HammondCare’s development application (DA) to build long-term residential care for homeless
men and women, or those at risk of homelessness, was approved by the City of Sydney...
Work is set to begin this week on a 42 bed residential aged care home for older people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Sydney’s inner city, developed by leading health and aged care provider, HammondCare.
General manager, Property and Capital Works, HammondCare, Michael Cooney...
HammondCare has welcomed last night’s decision by City of Sydney (CoS) to approve its development application (DA) for a 42 bed residential aged care home for older people experiencing homelessness in Sydney’s inner city.
Chief Executive Dr Stephen Judd said this was a significant project that would fill a major need...
Sydney has nearly twice as many homeless people as Melbourne and NSW has the highest number in Australia, but there is only a third the number of aged care homes for older, homeless men and women in Sydney.
With older people comprising about 16 per cent of those who are homeless...
HammondCare Chief Executive Dr Stephen Judd has welcomed the announcement by the City of Sydney of a $1.5 million grant to support construction in Darlinghurst of a residential aged care home for older people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The service will be distinctive in providing not just...