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History

Westmont Aged Care Services Ltd is a community based organisation – a result of the merger of Wodonga’s two community based Hostels – Westlands Hostel and Vermont Court Elderly Persons Home.

May: Vermont Court Elderly Peoples Home commenced operation.

May: Westlands Hostel commenced operation.

June: Memorandum of Understanding for a merger between Vermont Court and Westlands Hostels was signed by the Presidents of the Committees of Management.

August: Westmont Aged Care Services formed

December: Westmont Aged Care Services Ltd was incorporated as a public company limited by guarantee.

June: Commonwealth funding $1.0m and 25 new bed licences secured.

August: Construction commences Westmont Homestead.

August: Construction complete Westmont Homestead.

December: Transfer of Residents from Vermont Court and Westlands.

June: Official Opening of the Homestead 12 June 2009

July: Commenced construction of Westmont Apartments – Stage 1.

November: Planning Permit Approval received for Stage 1 of Westmont Village.

April: Westmont Apartments and Community Centre opened.

April: Additional land purchased from Albury Wodonga Development Corporation (six hectares) to bring the total site to 16 hectares.

July: Construction commenced Stage 2 Apartments.

July: First Village Residents

August: Westmont Village opened – Stage 1 (20 villas).

October: Westmont Community Care commenced.

January: Stage 2 Westmont Village construction commenced (May 2012)

March: Stage 2 Westmont Apartments opened.

December: 150th Resident moves into Westmont.

November: Won tender to provide Home & Community Care in Wodonga City.

May: Stage 3 Westmont Village construction commenced (26 villas).

October 2014 to February 2015: Solar generation systems installed in Stage 1 and 2 of the Village (33 villas).

May: Electricity generator back up installed for Homestead, Apartments and Stages 1 and 2 of the Village.

July: 200th resident chooses to call Westmont their home.

October: Development Plan Overlay approved by City of Wodonga for additional Village land, including waterway establishment.

November: 45kWh of solar operation systems installed at Westmont Homestead.

January: Stage 4 of Westmont Village commenced (30 villas).

July: Victorian Home and Community Care (HACC) for older people is transitioned to the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) with all existing clients continuing services.

August: Board approves commencement of $2.25 million Recreation Centre, BBQ area and Children’s Playground.

March: First Home Care Package Clients select Westmont as their provider and more continue to do so.

October: Westmont appointed as Department of Veteran Affairs Home Support Provider in Towong and Indigo Shires.

December: Completion of $2.25m Recreation Centre and BBQ area.

April: Official Opening of the Ray Snell Centre.

January: Stage 5 of Westmont Village commenced.

January: Completion of the Gardeners Compound area.

September: Completion of caravan Parking Area and 114kw Solar Roof System.

January: Commenced construction of the 32 Bed Cottage Development, designed specifically for those with dementia, based on the Household Model of Care.

June: 175th Home Care Package commenced with Westmont.

July – Westmont is successful in its application to the Commonwealth Government for a further 30 aged care places specifically for people living with dementia to complete its Stage 2 Cottage complex.

Construction is expected to commence in 2022.

 

Two home units have been ordered for display purposes for the Seniors Lifestyle Village with an expected delivery in late January 2022.

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