Health & Wellness
At Parkglen, we strive to make sure you are looked after in the best possible way through available medical services, transportation options and extra care services.
We have regular doctors from Parkmore Medical Centre, a pharmacy delivery service and a podiatrist on-site – all appointments can be booked and scripts dropped at reception.
A doctor from the nearby Parkmore Medical Centre visits the Community Centre twice per week. You are able to make an appointment at the front reception. The doctor’s room is located in the main foyer.
O’Brien’s Pharmacy are able to collect, dispense and deliver your prescription back to you at Parkglen directly. Service is available Monday to Friday. Please not that all Parkglen residents are offered 10% off all items (excluding prescription drugs).
A podiatrist is in attendance around once per week. Appointments can be made at front reception.
Physiotherapy, Audiology, and Optometry
Our physiotherapist can arrive upon request, additionally we have weekly physiotherapy exercise classes available. An optometrist and Audiologist visit twice each year. For all appointments, please ask the reception.
Parkglen is excellently located with bus services outside, travelling frequently to railway stations and shopping centres. We also provide a Community bus making frequent trips to all the shopping centres locally. Taxis can be called by reception and come right to the front door where you can wait inside in comfort, or call one directly to your home.
Bus services: Ventura bus passes the front entrance of the village, stopping when required at the bus shelters. The service travels to the Dandenong Railway Station via Parkmore Shopping Centre, and also to Cheltenham Station and Southland via Dingley Village.
Our Community Bus makes the following regular trips:
- Tuesday Parkmore Shopping Centre Leaves 9.15am / returns 11.30am
- Friday Parkmore & Keysborough South Shopping Centres Leaves 9.45am / returns 11.30am
Extra Care Services
These services can be purchased privately at a set fee to all residents, and should be booked through the Parkglen Retirement Community office during business hours.
Marianne’s Wax and Nails attends once per month. Our CHAT monthly newsletter has dates available for that month.
The hairdresser, Daniella attends some Wednesdays and each Thursday to attend your hairstyling needs – including haircuts for men. Appointments can be made directly with the hairdresser on the phone, or in person on Thursdays.
We also offer the following extra care services in your home if you require:
- Shower assistance
- Bed making (daily)
- Meals (in the dining room or by tray)
Your health and wellness is very important to us, if there is something you need, please contact us or speak with the Parkglen Retirement Community office.
“Parkglen helps me live confidently by knowing everything is here. If I need help, there are always people here.” Jean, Parkglen resident, aged 92