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From early 20th-century tuberculosis hospital to its current use as a residential aged care facility, this Blue Mountains heritage complex has seen multiple uses.
Historically significant Bodington was originally opened in 1908 as a privately owned sanatorium for tuberculosis sufferers. Red Cross-run for 90 years, Bodington’s history includes repatriation support and, later, aged care. When AJ+C redeveloped the complex in 1999/2000, the buildings with greatest heritage significance were retained, repaired and incorporated into the design.
Redeveloping Bodington The site’s redevelopment comprised seven new buildings, along with associated administrative, service and staff facilities. The redeveloped Bodington now offers dedicated aged care accommodation for 120 beds.Each house features 12 to 40 beds, with 60 beds for those requiring specialist dementia care.
Homelike ambiance In completing the design, AJ+C worked to create an atmosphere reminiscent of home. Positioned in 52 hectares of Blue Mountains bushland, Bodington offers residents soothing views as well as a dual focus on independence and community.
- clientCatholic Health Care Services Ltd.
- costA$12.5 million
- nursing home120 beds
- dementia60 beds