Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community, located in Adelaide, is a modern, welcoming facility that caters for residents from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds. Two brand new wings were opened in June 2017, including a brand new Vietnamese specific wing.


We have two different care options to suit you or your family member’s needs:


Residential Aged Care

Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community offers modern, purpose built accommodation. The facility features spacious rooms, large common lounge and dining areas and outdoor courtyards. Residents enjoy leisure and lifestyle activities including arts, crafts, bingo, cooking, exercise programs and singing.


  • Superior single rooms
  • Recreational activities
  • Staffed 24 hours a day
  • Dining and entertainment areas
  • Meals cooked onsite
  • Specialised menus
  • 24/7 clinical services
  • Physiotherapy care
  • Onsite chapel

 (08) 8159 7000 or Contact Us to speak with a Calvary Care Choice Advisor.


Residential Care is for older people whom, for a variety of reasons, are unable to live at their home. 

Staff provide support with day-to-day tasks and there is 24/7 access to specialist medical services.

Through an engaging leisure and lifestyle program and individualised care plans, resident’s emotional, physical and medical needs are catered for.

Before moving into a Calvary Residential Care facility, you will need to be independently assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT). This is a free service.

To arrange an assessment please contact the Referral and Information Centre on 1800 200 422. 

Once you’ve been assessed, please contact our Calvary Care Choices Advisors on 1800 222 000. They’ll have all the information you require and can discuss the various options available to you.


Current availability & pricing

Respite Accommodation

Calvary respite accommodation is a great way to get the support you need when your regular carer is away, needs a break or has other commitments.


  • 1 or 2 week stay
  • Up to 9 weeks per year
  • Support when carer away

 (08) 8159 7000 or Contact Us to speak with a Calvary Care Choice Advisor.

Respite accommodation provides support for you and your carer.

Residential Respite Care can provide your carer with a break. It may give them time to manage work commitments, handle family responsibilities, enjoy a weekend away or have an extended holiday.

It is also a good way to see if a Residential Care Facility is the right fit for you. Our respite accommodation gives you an opportunity to experience our wonderful care and friendly community before you make a formal commitment.

Please call 1800 052 222 and speak to Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre – SA.
You can be entitled up to 9 weeks of Respite Accommodation per financial year.

Vietnamese Specific Aged Care Accommodation

Calvary Flora McDonald has a specifically designed and fully supported Vietnamese wing within Flora McDonald.


  • Culturally specific menu
  • Vietnamese speaking staff
  • Asian inspired designs

0408 022 714 to speak with a Vietnamese Calvary Mary MacKillop Care representative.


Cư xá dưỡng lão Flora MacDonald tại Cowandilla, Adelaide, của Calvary Mary MacKillop Care đã được Chính Phủ Úc cho phép thiết lập 32 căn phòng đặc biệt dành cho người Việt, được gọi chung là Nhà Thiện Tâm. Đây là một nỗ lực rất lớn của các sơ St Joseph và Hội Thiện Tâm nhằm phục vụ cộng đồng người Việt tại Tiểu Bang Nam Úc.

Ngoài các dịch vụ chăm sóc cao cấp được mở rộng cho mọi cư viên, các vị cao niên người Việt tại Nhà Thiện Tâm sẽ được phụng dưỡng trong một bầu không khí thân tình, giống như ở nhà, bởi nhân viên người Việt, được ăn cơm Việt và sinh hoạt, tiếp xúc với người Việt trong đời sống hàng ngày.


Calvary Flora McDonald Vietnamese Brochure (800KB)


206 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Cowandilla SA 5033

Calvary Flora McDonald Retirement Community

 206 Sir Donald Bradman Drive Cowandilla SA 5033

 08 8159 7000