Opal Hillside Aged Care is a 120 suite retirement home built on the site of an existing facility at Mt Hutton.
Hillside is North’s second Opal Project which was awarded off the success of the first, and builds on our long history in the construction of Aged Care developments.
Built on a sloping site, the building is spread over four levels on suspended concrete slabs which incorporate large expansion joints to accommodate ground movement associated with mine subsidence in the area. The lower two stories are constructed of a dark brick veneer, while the upper two levels have an architectural colorbond façade and prominent contrasting sunshades in earthy overtones which blend in with the surrounding gum trees and surrounding bushland.
The building includes commercial grade kitchens and laundries, as well as a hair salon, café, and 8 communal lounge/sitting areas to provide a comfortable living environment for up to 120 residents who will also enjoy individual ensuites and accessible paths of travel throughout the facility.
Opal Specialist Aged Care