Welcome to Sister Dorothea Village

St Basil’s social justice mission to serve the elderly is strongly reflected at Sister Dorothea Village in Annandale. The village is home to people who have in the past been homeless. Here, we support the mental health and recovery of those who experience mental illness and other conditions. Residents who come here find acceptance and belonging.

‘The Haven’ at Sister Dorothea Village provides specialist support and attention for people with dementia. Specially prepared meals, diversional therapy programs and secure indoor and outdoor spaces and gardens create a warm, welcoming and secure atmosphere. You can rest assured that your loved one will be well supported here.

Our professional nursing care is discreet, respects privacy and is available around the clock.

With expansive city views and comfortable living spaces, you will be surprised at everything Sister Dorothea Village has to offer. Come and have a look for yourself. Close to Sydney’s central business district, we are located on picturesque Johnston Street, near many historic buildings, Annandale shops and public transport. Parramatta Road and Leichhardt shops are a short drive away.

Residential Aged Care

You’ll discover the highest levels of care and lifestyle options at St Basil’s Residential Age Care in Sister Dorothea Village. We take all aspects of our residents’ wellbeing into consideration. Live in our welcoming community, and you’ll receive services such as high-quality seasonal meal choices and on-site laundry and cleaning. Our professional nursing care is discreet, respects your privacy and is available around the clock. With 83 beds, Sister Dorothea Village caters for low levels of care, including a secure area for residents with dementia.

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Services you can expect in Residential Aged Care at St Basil's – Annandale


At St Basil’s, we believe that food should be good for you, as well as enjoyable! When planning our menus, we are interested to find out the foods that our residents like and enjoy eating.

We offer a choice of nutritious, seasonally prepared meals, in a variety of textures based on the advice of a dietician. Eating should be enjoyed in the good company of family and friends and we welcome visitors during meal times to share a meal or to assist with feeding. Please let us know if you will be joining us for a meal the day before.

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Sister Dorothea Village offers accommodation for 83 residents in 78 rooms with shared facilities.

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Activities and Lifestyle

At St Basil’s, we want you to feel that you belong to our community and can also continue enjoying your favourite activities and hobbies. When planning our activities we are interested in our residents’ interests and the things they like to do. Our Recreational Activities Officers plan their programs after getting ideas from you.

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Environment and Surroundings

Sister Dorothea Village features a large common lounge, landscaped gardens and a spacious veranda offering spectacular city and harbour views.

This facility does not have a fire sprinkler system installed in
accordance with the environmental planning & assessment regulation 2000.
This regulation requires a fire sprinkler system to be installed in this facility
by March 2016.



Download sample
Summer 2015 menu | Click Here


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activity schedule
Summer 2015 | Click Here


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