Stage 2 of the Albert Retirement Living Community Precinct will offer 84 residential aged care (RAC) suites and 71 assisted living apartments (ALA) on the upper levels for those seeking high or low care supported living.
The facility is designed to be supported by its ancillary services such as a commercial kitchen, laundry and allied services. Communal areas are strategically distributed across the vertical design of the tower to enable convenient and easy access for both residents and carers.
Top of the building with unimpeded views to the city, the Royal Botanical Gardens and Albert Park Lake will house the assisted living apartments communal pavilion, which house its restaurant dining facilities, library, art studio and an outdoor landscaped terrace with a community garden.
Residents will still be able to enjoy the green outdoors despite choosing to reside in vertical communities with the added bonus of convenience, accessibility and priceless views.
The tower refurbishment and repurposing is the first of its kind in Australia and is set to establish a new benchmark in vertical aged care living.