The ECH Care Hotel is the first of its kind in Australia and is changing the landscape of how people can be supported as they age. Providing a similar experience to a hotel stay guests will have a range of choices and the freedom and independence to access the services they desire in a comfortable, homelike environment.

The Care Hotel currently has 16 suites offering Integrated Respite and Short Stay Care combined with a specialist Respite Day Program.

Short Stay

For clients that require more intensive or frequent short-term care than would be practical to provide in their own home.

  • Early discharge or Hospital avoidance
  • Reablement
  • 24-hour nursing staff
  • Visitors’ welcome
  • Access to ECH Allied Health services

Integrated Respite

Designed for clients with dementia or memory loss and integrated with the ECH day respite program.

The dedicated area is secure and allows free movement between the overnight suites and Day Program.

New clients will be booked for a half day visit prior to their first stay.

  • Indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Social interaction and day activities
  • Access to ECH Allied Health services

When can you refer a client to the ECH Care Hotel?

Call us to discuss how we can accommodate your client’s specific needs.

✔ The client requires intensive or frequent home care
✔ The client requires regular monitoring
✔ The client needs support with reablement
✔ The carer needs regular or once off respite

❌ The client requires hospital care
❌ The client requires support for all mobility
❌ The client has significant behaviours or aggression

Steps to refer:

1. Call the Care Hotel Manager or Clinical Nurse to discuss the client’s needs on 1300 275 324 

2. ECH will provide you a booking form.

3. Complete the booking form and send to

ECH College Grove, 18 North East Road, Walkerville

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About ECH

Discover who ECH is and what sets us apart.

The ECH Story

The ECH philosophy was shaped by its founder Garnet E Rundle, a visionary who recognised the need for affordable retirement housing.

Our Partner Promises

We aim to support our clients’ independence and have established some Partner Promises.

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