Introducing Riverside Views Residential Care

Nestled in the rolling green hills just outside Launceston, Tasmania’s second largest city, is Japara Riverside Views Residential Care – a brand new aged care facility set to open to the public in September 2017.

Featuring 88 single rooms complete with their own private ensuites, Riverside Views Residential Care is the latest addition to the Japara family and our 44th facility in Australia. Home to just over 106,000 people and located at the intersection of the Tamar and Esk Rivers in verdant Tamar Valley, Launceston is an ideal place for relaxed retirement living and aged care support. With Riverside Views perched at an elevation providing sublime views across the valley, close to nearby parks and only 15 minutes’ drive from central Launceston, there’s much to be experienced by making this address home for you or your loved ones.



The first thing visitors and new residents alike will notice as they enter the doors of Japara Riverside Views Residential Care for the very first time is the sense of space and location that greets them. As the name suggests, Riverside Views is close to the banks of the wide Tamar River which gives this region its name and lush green scenery. Bringing the outdoors indoors was one of the key briefs of our architects, resulting in spacious common areas, large windows and calming natural tone walls that flood our 88 rooms with natural light, reflecting the beauty of its immediate surrounds. Other architectural features of Riverside Views will include landscaped gardens around the edge of the facility in addition to a courtyard designed specifically for residents on the second floor.

Facility Features At Japara Riverside Views

  • 88 private rooms across 2 levels
  • Private ensuites for every room
  • Stunning views across Tamar Valley
  • Large windows and natural tone/textures on wall to flood rooms with natural light
  • Landscaped gardens around the edge of the facility
  • Internal courtyard on level 2
  • Quiet lounge & seating nooks
  • Open fireplace
  • Large balcony
  • Grand dining room



Not only does Japara Riverside Views provide a very pleasant environment for aged care living, we’re also pleased to offer our residents a range of world class additional services and amenities so they can enjoy their golden years in the highest comfort possible. This begins with a welcoming café on the ground floor and extends to everything from a hairdressing salon, an arts & craft activity room, a basic gym for physiotherapy sessions and a well-resourced library where residents can share their literary collection with others. Whilst moving out of the family home is a big deal for anyone, especially the elderly, we’ve designed this facility like all others in our network to be a place where residents can feel at ease and part of a bigger community. Naturally, these additional services and amenities are on top of the dedicated 24 hour care provided by our team of fully-qualified registered nurses.

Additional Services & Amenities

  • 24/7 registered nursing care
  • Arts & craft activity room
  • Café
  • Gym
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Library



Last but not least, Japara Riverside Views Residential Care will also be home to a state-of-the-art dedicated 22-bed Dementia Care Unit which will be located on level one of the facility. To be staffed 24/7 by registered nurses with specific dementia care training, this unit will feature a secure courtyard with independent access, a sensory room featuring soft lighting, sounds and aromatherapy capabilities, a gym to assist resident’s with strength, balance and falls management, a brain gym for mental stimulation with customised sessions designed to slow down dementia symptoms and a holistic focus on ‘restorative wellness’ to draw all of this together.

Our Dedicated Dimentia Care Unit Features

  • 22 single room beds on level 1
  • Secure courtyard
  • Sensory room – featuring lighting, sounds & aromatherapy
  • Gym – with focus on strength & balance training
  • Brain Gym – featuring customised mental stimulation sessions
  • Holistic focus on ‘restorative wellness’
  • Available as part of Standard & Deluxe Rooms ($350,000-400,000)



If you’re still reading up to this point, thank you for your attention! If you like what you’ve heard and are considering Japara Riverside Views as the ideal place for your loved one or even yourself, you might like to know more about the residential aged care accommodation options we offer at this facility. Call us on 1300 JAPARA (52 72 72).


For more information on our brand new Japara Riverside Views Residential Care facility in Launceston, Tasmania, or our range of word-class aged care facilities and high quality aged care services more generally, please visit us at or call us today on 1300 JAPARA (52 72 72) for a friendly chat with one our staff.

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