Kelso Residential Care

A resident with a dog as part of pet therapy at Whiddon Kelso.
Whiddon Kelso video tour
Welcome to Whiddon Kelso - our front entrance
A resident enjoying some bonding with a hen as part of Whiddon's creative ageing program, HenPower.
HenPower program
Respite Services
A close up of arts and crafts done by a resident at Whiddon Kelso, a nursing home in Bathurst.

Whiddon Kelso is a modern aged care home that is located a short 10-minute drive from Bathurst. We are located at 15 Illumba Way in Kelso, a quiet suburban neighbourhood, and we are walking distance from the local shops and other great facilities.

Our Kelso residential care home in Bathurst offers modern living spaces and plenty of stunning areas for you to relax and socialise in. When you join our vibrant aged care community, you will get to enjoy plenty of high teas, special dining experiences, shopping and social trips, theme days, parties and much more. You can also feel reassured knowing that you will have experienced and caring staff looking after you. This is what makes Whiddon Kelso your perfect home away from home.

Our home offers a range of accommodation options with our new wing offering modern private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, in-room televisions and courtyard views. Our traditional wing offers spacious single rooms with ensuite bathrooms and garden or patio access.

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Specialist Services

  • 24 hour care and support
  • Caring, qualified and experienced staff
  • Secure dementia care wing
  • Physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy
  • Nutrition programs
  • Pet therapy
  • Music program and residents choir
  • Literature Group and Pen Pals program
  • Award-winning leisure and lifestyle programs
  • Our fabulous HenPower program

Features and Facilities

  • Spacious single rooms with ensuite bathrooms, many with garden patios
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • Complimentary 12 channels of premium in-room Foxtel
  • Full cleaning and laundry services
  • Visiting hairdresser
  • An onsite cafe
  • Visiting mobile library
  • Community activities
  • Meals cooked fresh onsite daily using seasonal and local produce
  • Regular social outings

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How much do I pay?

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Whiddon Kelso, we’re here for you

Our Kelso residential care home in Bathurst offers a range of residential care services for older people, from residential and respite care, to specialist care and support. A vibrant aged care community offering great wellbeing, lifestyle and creative ageing programs, Whiddon Kelso is your home away from home. Our approach to care is personal, flexible and individually tailored to our residents’ needs. We work closely with our residents, family members and carers to develop a care plan that meets your care and well being goals.

Rooms in our new residential wing

Our new residential wing opened in late 2015 and offers  private rooms with en-suite bathrooms, adjoining rooms, stunning outdoor areas, a cafe in the foyer and modern living spaces with all the comforts of home in an architecturally designed building.

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Whiddon Kelso location

Ilumba Way, Kelso NSW 2795

Phone 1300 738 388

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