Ainslie Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) Canberra, ACT


  • 2Retirement Living Development Award Minister for Ageing Excellence Award, Excellence in Training and Staff Development
  • National Award for Lifestyle Housing for Seniors
  • HIA Special Purpose Housing Project of the Year

This is a major rework of Goodwin Aged Care Services Inc. facilities in Ainslie ACT and comprises a 108-bed residential aged care facility.  The project is multi-storey (up to 4 levels) and has a modern, contemporary feel.  Existing models of aged care architecture have been challenged by Capital Architecture and a new paradigm created.

By 2011 this project had become the most awarded aged care and retirement village in Australia.  Some of the awards that it has already won are below:

Property Council ofAustralia National Winner Best Retirement Village 2010
Housing Industry Association National Winner Special Purpose Housing Project of the Year 2010, 2009, 2007
Master Builders Association National Winner Lifestyle Housing for Seniors Award 2010, 2009, 2007
Aged Care Australia Best New Building Award 2008
Australian Property Institute ACT Best Property Development 2010

plus more than 20 other awards from the same organisations at a State/Territory level

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