Seventh-Day Adventist Retirement Village (Rossmoyne, Perth, AU)

A retirement village incorporating Sherwin Lodge Hostel, Freeman Nursing Home, and residential units. Sherwin Lodge Hostel is a home for the aged, situated at Rossmoyne, Perth, Australia, owned and operated by the Western Australian Conference. Its predecessor was the Elmshaven Home for the Aged, opened in rented premises at 21 Tower Street, Perth, in June 1952, with Mrs. Louisa Bailey as matron in charge. In 1960 a site of 9.5 acres (four hectares) at Rossmoyne, on the Canning River, eight miles (13 kilometers) from Perth, was acquired by grant from the Crown. A residential lodge for 15 occupants and three staff members was begun in October 1962 and financed by the Seventh-day Adventist constituency, with liberal assistance from the Commonwealth and state governments. It was opened on Jul...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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