Emmerton Park Inc. is a community-based, not for profit organisation established to provide aged care services for the citizens of Circular Head. It is one of Tasmania’s leading Aged Care providers and one of the municipality’s largest employers with up to 90 full and part time employees.
Aged Care services include our state of the art 61-bed Residential facility is located in Smithton and Home-based Care packages that provide for older people to remain living independently in their own home. Our Home-based Care packages are now provided along Consumer Directed Care (CDC) principles with packages available at (Level 2 – CACP) and (Level 4 – EACH).
Our 73 Independent and Supported Living Units provide options to suit every retirement choice and are available at 2 sites in Smithton and 1 in the picturesque village of Stanley. Emmerton Park provides residents with flexible and affordable financial arrangements, from a one-off Entry Contribution to straight rental options.
Our Day Respite Centre is a place of fun, friendship and activity. The service operates 4 days each week and gives carers and other family members a break from caring, while older people who visit the centre experience great activities, outings and meals. Our weekly Mens’ Woodwork group enjoys restoring furniture and building items for use within the facility or for sale to the general public.
Emmerton Park also manages the Circular Head Care Coordination Program which aims to improve the coordination of care and services enabling people with chronic conditions to manage their health in a way that results in optimal health outcomes.