The Oaks has been designed to offer you a contemporary and peaceful lifestyle at your choice of pace. From relaxing in the gardens to socialising with friends in the community centre, you will find what you need to make each day enjoyable.
Barbecue dinners, movie nights, trips out on the community bus—just a taste of what’s on the agenda at The Oaks. Our aim is to nurture an atmosphere of friendship and community so you will always be invited to take part in whatever activity you choose.
Being in such close proximity to Walmsley, we have a unique opportunity to participate in their social calendar too so you can get out and about and live your retirement years to the fullest.
Located in Croydon, approximately 40 kilometres east of Melbourne’s CBD, there is a range of public transport options nearby so you will always be close to the things you need.
Shopping centres, restaurants and health services are within close proximity, along with an array of local attractions including the Dandenong Ranges and other native bushlands for you to enjoy and relax in with your friends and loved ones.
Care options at your door
No matter what your needs—now and in the future—Australian Unity can provide a range of flexible support options to help you continue doing the things you enjoy. On a fee-per-service basis, our team can help with many of your day-to-day activities, including but not limited to:
I can honestly say I have a lovely group of friends. There is always someone to chat to and I feel welcomed at any function. I feel very involved in the community activities and appreciate being treated as an individual.
Jill Storey, Australian Unity retirement community resident.
The financial considerations of living in a retirement community
If you are considering retirement living, it’s likely that you will have a number of questions - especially regarding the financial aspects. How much will it cost? Is this the right thing to do? This informative video presented by Steve Liebmann provides a simple and transparent explanation of the key things you need to know when it comes to the costs associated with living in an Australian Unity retirement community.
Interested in starting the next phase of your life at The Oaks?