John Woodward Residential Care

John Woodward Residential Care

118 Units


45 Barcom Street

Merrylands West NSW 2160


Enquiries: 1800 632 314
Local: (02) 9681 2435

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A community with a warm heart

If you’re looking for a personalised, aged care home with premium services and a friendly atmosphere, then John Woodward is the place for you.

Conveniently located on a quiet residential street and next to playing fields, you’re close to family and friends and the community you know and love.

Our home offers private suites with patios or balconies and garden views, a comprehensive range of services and the reassurance of round-the-clock care.

Our light-filled, private single suites are decorated and furnished to create an environment that delivers maximum comfort, convenience and privacy.


Featuring private ensuite bathrooms and garden views, our suites create a peaceful, private oasis for you to enjoy. Relax in style, enjoy breakfast in bed or keep the curtains closed and sleep in. It’s up to you.



  • Activity room
  • Courtyards
  • Dining rooms
  • Gardens
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • Lounge rooms
  • Prayer room
  • Sun room

Activities & occasions

  • Anzac Day celebrations
  • Armchair travel
  • Arts & crafts
  • Australia Day celebrations
  • Bingo
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Bus excursions
  • Card & board games
  • Christmas celebrations
  • Concerts
  • Cultural event celebrations
  • Line dancing
  • Easter celebrations
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise classes
  • Happy hour


  • Individual programs
  • Indoor bowling
  • Luncheons
  • Memory enhancing activites
  • Men’s group
  • Music therapy
  • Queen’s Birthday celebrations
  • Quiz & trivia
  • Remembrance Day
  • School and kindergarten visits
  • Shopping trips
  • Sing-alongs
  • Social events
  • Theme days
  • Walking groups


Our private single suites featuring private ensuite bathrooms are designed to create a peaceful, private oasis for you to enjoy. All that’s required is for you to give it your personal touch with photos, mementoes, artwork, and even some of your own furniture. Whatever you need to make it your home.


  • Private single suites
  • Shared suites
  • Private ensuite bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Optional private TV & radio


  • Optional Pay TV
  • Optional private telephone
  • Optional private Internet
  • Electric powered bed
  • Vanity unit


  • Wardrobe
  • Secure storage
  • Nurse call system
  • Smoke alarm

Care Options

You don’t need to worry about day-to-day chores like cleaning, laundry or cooking. We’ll take care of that. You get to spend your time as you see fit and live life on your terms.

Naturally, our great care and medical services are always close at hand if you need them. Our comprehensive range of premium services mean you have peace of mind knowing that, today and in the future, you’ll be taken care of and your home will remain your home.

Hotel services

  • Catering
  • Cleaning
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • Laundry
  • Leisure & lifestyle staff
  • Newspaper delivery
  • Private functions
  • Repairs & maintenance

Care services

  • Care staff onsite 24/7
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Speech therapist
  • Audiologist & hearing aids
  • Continence management
  • Counselling
  • Dementia care
  • End of life care
  • Lifting of residents
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Palliative care

Medical services

  • Nurses (registered & enrolled)
  • Choice of doctor
  • Dementia consultant
  • Doctor visits
  • Geriatrician
  • Mental health advisor
  • Mobile x-ray
  • Pharmacy services
  • Psychologist
  • Specialist services

Spiritual services

  • Religious practitioner visits
  • Access to services off-site
  • Weekly on-site religious services
  • Spiritual activities
  • Special religious celebrations


Situated in private, park-like grounds with a bus service running from directly outside, John Woodward offers the perfect solution for maintaining social contact with the community and having easy access to services and amenities.​

Bus service:
Directly outside

Train service:
Merrylands Station – 2.4km

Nearest shops:
Merrylands – 2.4km

Nearest hospital:
Westmead Hospital – 5km

Nearest ACAT:
Westmead – 1800 200 422

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