Welcome to

Sherryn McMahon - General Manager - Aged Care


25 Waveney Street
South Launceston
TAS 7249
Call us: 1800 52 72 72
  • Private rooms with private ensuite
  • Shared rooms and ensuite

Japara Sandhill aged care home is in the picturesque, tranquil setting of South Launceston where residents enjoy the spectacular views over the city and the mountains.

With single rooms and shared rooms on offer, our home provides privacy as well as companionship and is perfect for couples that would like to live together while receiving the benefits of 24-hour aged care services.

So, whether you’re looking for permanent, residential respite care or specialised dementia memory support, allow our skilled, qualified and caring staff to support you with the highest quality of life that aged care Tasmania has to offer.

Download your copy of our brochure here.



Looking for retirement living in South Launceston?

Japara Sandhill is also home to Cosgrove Cottages, a beautiful collection of serviced retirement accommodation, a perfect combination of independent living balanced beautifully with leading care options right on your doorstep, should your circumstances change.

Visit the Cosgrove Cottages page for more information.

Where are we?

Nearby amenities and attractions:

  • Launceston General Hospital

    2.4 km, 6 min drive from home.

  • Coronation Park

    1.7 km, 4 min drive from home.

  • Launceston Gold Club

    2.5 km, 7 min drive from home.

Features & Services

Place your cursor over the icons below to find out more about our leading services:

Bus trips
Enjoy excursions and regular visits to local attractions with your fellow residents.
Special occasions
We like to cherish your special moments, such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and festive celebrations.
Professional chef
Our professional chef uses fresh, seasonal ingredients to prepare healthy, hearty and delicious meals.
WiFi available
WiFi is available throughout our home, so you can stay connected with your loved ones.
Hair & treatment salon
Our onsite hair salon will take care of all your routine hairstyling needs, leaving you looking and feeling re-energised.
Free parking
Free parking on site for all visitors.
Patio & garden areas
Beautiful communal gardens and courtyards where you can enjoy the fresh air, relax in the sun, or practice your gardening skills.
Leisure & lifestyle programs
Our extensive lifestyle programs provide entertainment, socialisation and therapeutic activities both on and offsite.
All our homes are dementia-friendly environments, ensuring safety and wellbeing of all our residents, helping everyone to live life as usual.
Respite care
Short-term respite stays designed to give both you and your carer a well deserved break from daily routine.
24/7 nursing care
Qualified nursing staff are available round the clock to ensure your clinical needs are met with continuous support.
Personalised care plans
Our person-centric approach means you'll receive a bespoke care service tailored to your individual needs and preferences.

Accommodation fees

Description RAD DAP*
Classic Companion

Shared room, shared ensuite

$350,000 $38.74

Single room, private ensuite

$420,000 $46.49

Larger single room, private ensuite, separate living space

$525,000 $58.11

* Prices correct as of 1 October 2021 and are subject to change.

DAP calculator


How much can you pay outright?

Part-payment deposit

How much can you optionally contribute? (Based on current MPIR of 4.04%)

Daily Accommodation Payment

Based on the asking RAD of $350,000 and an optional part payment deposit of $0, the DAP is $38.74. This DAP calculation is to be used as a guide only.

Read more about fees and charges or visit the Australian Government’s Ageing and Aged Care website to learn about fees, charges and payments.