Catholic Healthcare takes ownership of stand-alone Catholic aged care home and retirement village in western Sydney

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St Hedwig Village in Blacktown has transferred ownership of its a 132-bed aged care home, 48-unit retirement village plus home care services following a strategic review of its services.

St Hedwig Village was established by the two German Catholic communities of St Raphael’s Blacktown and St Christophorus Croydon, over 30 years ago and caters primarily to Sydney’s German speaking population of Sydney and seniors living in the local area.

Managing Director of Catholic Healthcare, David Maher said: “Our Catholic Healthcare Mission speaks of ‘promoting life in all its fullness’, and we will continue the works of St Hedwig Village in the spirit of compassionate care.”

Members of the St Hedwig Board and community will also maintain a close involvement with St Hedwig, with the establishment of The St Hedwig Advisory Committee.

Pictured: David Maher and Kathy Eberl with (l-r) Tony Ams, Director & Board Secretary, Fr. Roland Maurer, Director & Chaplain, Jack Hanich, Chair of St Hedwig Village Board and Andrew Kinkade, General Manager Residential Care.

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