Welcome to
St Francis

Calvary Health Care

St Francis

12 Gleeson Cres
NSW 2282
Call us: 1800 52 72 72 Make an enquiry Book a tour Onsite retirement living
  • Private rooms and ensuites
  • Respite Care
  • Memory Support Unit

Calvary St Francis is a beautifully maintained residential aged care home located in a quiet and tranquil bush setting in Lake Macquarie.

Aged Care Services

Guided by our 135-year history in health care, Calvary is recognised as a continuing source of healing, hope and nurturing to the residents we serve. We live to provide our care with dignity and to improve the health and wellbeing of every resident.

Our aged care services include both permanent aged care and residential respite options, with professional nursing staff operating round the clock and visits from specialist clinicians. Our experienced team takes the time to get to know you, to understand your medical concerns and to make sure we meet your physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs.


Calvary St Francis is a single level residence with single occupancy bedrooms, each complete with their own private ensuites for the ultimate accessibility and comfort. When not resting in your room, you can relax in our extensive grounds or catch up with fellow residents and visitors in one of our light-filled communal living spaces.

Co-located Services: Retirement Living

We also share our location with St Francis Village, a secure retirement village for those seeking independent living with peace of mind that quality aged services are close by, should they be required.

Find out more about Calvary St Francis Retirement Village.


Our dedicated lifestyle team develops weekly active social calendars designed to complement your clinical aged care with therapeutic and engaging lifestyle sessions. Residents can look forward to a diverse selection of activities including crafts, cooking, light exercise programs and musical therapy.

We also organise regular bus trips, social outings and onsite entertainment from local organisations within our community.

Where are we?

Nearby amenities and attractions:

  • Valentine Public Wharf

    2.4km, 5 min drive

  • Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital

    18.7km, 23 min drive

  • Valentine's Bowls Club

    2.3km, 5 min drive

Features and Services

Place your cursor over the icons below to find out more about our leading services:

Bus trips
Enjoy excursions and regular visits to local attractions with your fellow residents.
Special occasions
We like to cherish your special moments, such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and festive celebrations.
24/7 nursing care
Qualified nursing staff are available round the clock to ensure your clinical needs are met with continuous support.
Chapel/Prayer room
Attend organised services in our onsite chapel.
Free parking
Free parking on site for all visitors.
Personalised care plans
Our person-centric approach means you'll receive a bespoke care service tailored to your individual needs and preferences.
Leisure & lifestyle programs
Our extensive lifestyle programs provide entertainment, socialisation and therapeutic activities both on and offsite.
Hair & treatment salon
Our onsite hair salon will take care of all your routine hairstyling needs, leaving you looking and feeling re-energised.
WiFi available
WiFi is available throughout our home, so you can stay connected with your loved ones.
Patio & garden areas
Beautiful communal gardens and courtyards where you can enjoy the fresh air, relax in the sun, or practice your gardening skills.
BBQ area
Our BBQ area is the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon of delicious food and conversation with friends.

Accommodation fees

Description RAD DAP*

Single room with ensuite

$500,000 $114.25

* Prices correct as of 1 April 2024 and are subject to change.

DAP calculator


How much can you pay outright?

Part-payment deposit

How much can you optionally contribute? (Based on current MPIR of 8.34%)

Daily Accommodation Payment

Based on the asking RAD of $500,000 and an optional part payment deposit of $0, the DAP is $114.25. This DAP calculation is to be used as a guide only.

Read more about fees and charges or visit the Australian Government’s Ageing and Aged Care website to learn about fees, charges and payments.