Oolong Hostel (now called Residential Care) is located at Howlong NSW on the Murray River, it is an attractive rural, riverside town on the NSW/VIC border situated in the shire of Corowa approximately 30km from the Township of Corowa and the City of Albury. Oolong hostel has twenty rooms and one respite room, housed in three separate single story brick buildings. The houses are linked by covered walkways for ease of access and to encourage socialization.
All rooms are large, single rooms with personal en-suites, and beautifully landscaped gardens surrounding each house, perfect for a morning stroll or to just sit and relax. Residents are encouraged to personalise their room with touches from home.
The living, dining and entertainment areas are all easily accessed and home cooked meals are provided in the spacious dining room daily. Residents enjoy a seven day activity plan fully organised by the wonderful staff and volunteers.
The Oolong Hostel is a short walk into the Howlong town centre and is supported by strong local community interest and a growing band of volunteers who compliment the work of our staff.
With all aged care services in Australia, it is expected that you will contribute to the cost of your care if you can afford to do so. Fees associated with your care at UPA Oolong Hostel are as follows:-
- Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD): – this is commonly referred to as the “bond” and is determined by Centrelink and based on the assessment of your income and assets. The full RAD for Oolong Hostel is $275,000.
Oolong Hostel is part of the Riverina Murray Region of the United Protestant Association of New South Wales. A not-for-profit provider of aged care services, operating five retirement villages, six residential aged care facilities and providing aged care support services across southern NSW and the border.
91-97 Sturt Street
Howlong NSW 2643
Telephone: 02 6026 6800
Facsimile: 02 6026 5111