THE first group of residents moved into the new Calvary Muswellbrook Retirement Community on Tuesday.
“What a successful day it was, I feel so honoured and privileged to lead such a great team,” Calvary Muswellbrook manager Bradley Roberts said.
“Staff and residents are already adjusting to the new environment.”
Thirty-seven residents transferred from the old Mt Providence site to the purpose-built community located at Cassidy Avenue.
Muswellbrook District Hospital aged care residents will move in the following two weeks with new residents to follow.
The dates have been staggered across March and April to ensure a smooth transition for residents and their families.
Calvary residents are excitedly exploring their new surroundings and enjoying the community spaces.
“I love it. I can’t believe we are finally here; it’s just beautiful,” Pauline Coleman said.
Some residents couldn’t wait to unpack and get their rooms in order.
Many families joined in assisting their loved ones with arranging their rooms.
Staff member Joyann Swann said it was a big day for everyone.
“I am looking forward to welcoming in our new residents who’ll be joining us very soon,” she said.
The community also features 22 new one, two and three-bedroom villas.
Calvary’s independent living residents moved from the units on March 15 into their residences.
New residents will start to move into their villas from April.
To arrange a tour of the villas, phone 1800 222 000.
To find out more, visit www.calvarycare.org.au/villagelife