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Residents' stories

Stories from our retirement village residents.

Apartment testimonial

Barry's story

The apartment and views, great location and opportunity to join a variety of clubs with like-minded residents proved major drawcards for Barry and his wife Jen when they made the move from their family home to Crofton Downs.

Apartment testimonial

Suresh's story

Suresh loves that his village is in the same neighbourhood where he has spent the last 20 years, allowing him to stay connected to his community.

Villa testimonial

Hazel's story

Hazel feels comfortable and safe in her Bupa villa. She loves having lots of storage and space for her treasured keepsakes.

Apartment testimonial

Anne's story

Anne enjoys the magnificent sunsets from her west facing apartment. “Everything is here, I've made great friends and we have a lot of fun.”

Apartment testimonial

Bev and Evan's story

Bev and Evan love the space and ease of living in their Bupa apartment, and Bev has even noticed a positive change in Evan’s health.

Apartment testimonial

Paul and May's story

Find out how retirement village living changed May for the better, allowing her to be more outgoing and boost her confidence. 

Apartment testimonial

Kath and Les's story

Kathleen and Les are embracing life in their Bupa retirement village. They’re more social and enjoy their apartment overlooking the gardens.

Apartment testimonial

Pam's story

Pam says moving to an apartment was the best decision. "Every day there’s something to make us smile.”

Villa testimonial

Ian and Bev's Story

Bev and Ian are very comfortable with life in a retirement village. They were able to downsize their belongings considerably, and enjoy additional safety and security.

Apartment testimonial

Toby and Andrea's story

Andrea and Toby fell in love with the beautiful view of the valley from their apartment at Bupa. They are able to stay active and social easily, with transport nearby and a friendly village community.

Stories from our care home residents.

Aged care testimonial

Helen, Bhaadie and Roy's story

Bupa residents Helen, Bhaadie and Roy enjoy quality of life and independence while embracing the security and peace of mind that care home living offers.

Aged care testimonial

Sharon's story

Bupa was a natural choice for Sharon’s mother-in-law Kamal and husband Suresh, with peace of mind for the family that Kamal’s care needs are met, alongside continued retirement living for Suresh.

Aged care testimonial

Jean and Bruce's story

Jean and her family wanted peace of mind and security for her. She says the care she receives is “top notch” and she’s very happy in what she calls her “new home”.

Aged care testimonial

Nicole's Story

Bupa was the natural choice for Nicole’s vibrant father Gary, who lives with cognitive decline. With the right people around him, Gary transformed from rarely moving to literally dancing down the hallway.

Aged care testimonial

Dianne's story

Bupa’s person first, dementia second philosophy was essential in Dianne’s decision to move her husband Billy to a care home. She and Bupa have worked together to ensure Billy gets the care he needs.

Aged care testimonial

Adrian's story

Trusting Bupa to care for his wife of 50 years was not a decision Adrian made lightly, but Yvonne’s level of care and relationship with staff has given her a second family, and Adrian peace of mind.