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50 years of Martin Luther Homes

Thursday, October 17, 2019

50th Anniversary Celebrations

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

We are proud of our heritage and what we have achieved over the past 50 years. Martin Luther Homes has become a leading aged care provider in Melbourne's outer east and we want to celebrate this important milestone in style.

You, your friends and family are invited to celebrate with us on Saturday, October 12! From 11 - 4 pm.

There will be plenty of live entertainment, a cake bazaar, a German-style BBQ, a concert, and a panel talk that gives you insights into the interesting history of Martin Luther Homes. 

You will also have the opportunity to take a ride with 'Herbie' our unique Innovation Car that we have designed and engineered especially for our residents.

We hope to see you all at Martin Luther Homes, 67 Mount View Road, The Basin.

Recruitment: Physio at Martin Luther Homes

Monday, August 12, 2019

Martin Luther Homes is recruiting an experienced Physiotherapist on a full-time basis. We are an award-winning not-for-profit aged care provider, located in Melbourne’s east.

As our go-to physiotherapist, you will own this role and make a real difference in people's lives. Your work would include the assessment of elderly residents who have had a fall, and the completion of fall risk and pain assessments. Therefore, experience in the aged care sector is highly regarded.

About the role

AHPRA registration with a relevant Physiotherapy degree

Minimum of 5 years’ experience

Significant knowledge of chronic pain and musculoskeletal conditions

Conducting functional patient assessments

Providing individual one-on-one pain management treatments & rehabilitation

Electronically documenting treatments provided

Providing rehabilitation and falls prevention initiatives for residents

Work closely with ACFI staff to ensure the appropriate level of funding is secured

Focus on manual handling and safe working procedures for the workplace

Clear communication with staff, families and health professionals

About the Benefits

We value our staff and work hard to create an inclusive workplace that awards achievements and nurtures support.

Not-for-profit salary packaging

Fantastic learning & development opportunities, including paid training and ongoing professional development, this even includes free language lessons in German and Spanish

Work for Victoria’s ‘Aged Care Provider of the Year 2018’

Please send your cover letter and resume to Steven Yan, our Facility Manager, via Seek.

Job Type: Full-time





Brand-new rooms available

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Martin Luther Homes is proud to announce that we have only recently completed a brand-new extension that is home to some spectacular rooms. 

The residential aged care rooms in our new Myrtle wing all have large windows, great views and a built-in TV. The rooms also have spacious private ensuites and every second room is fitted with a state-of-the-art ceiling hoist. 

If you are interested, or you are searching an ideal room for someone you know, please book a tour through our Client Liaison Officer, Evelin Martin, on 9760 2133.

Join our team as a Registered Nurse

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Martin Luther Homes is currently recruiting two experienced Registered Nurses (RN) for our new TCP program that we provide in a brand-new facility in The Basin. The position is part-time and the ideal candidate must be available for shift and weekend work. 

For more information, click on the image below.

We are recruiting: Lifestyle Assistant (TCP)

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Martin Luther Homes is recruiting two Lifestyle Assistants for our new Transition Care Program (TCP).

In this newly created role, you can make a difference in people's lives while having fun and working in a supportive team that plays a vital role in the well-being of our residents.

The ideal candidate requires an open-minded and creative personality and likes to strike up conversations while not shying away from spending quality time with our residents.

The ideal candidate is ready for an immediate start and responsible for the following tasks:

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run daily activities, including cultural events and physical exercise classes
  • Have a creative input towards our activities
  • Liaise with friends and families as well as other staff members and volunteers
  • Assist the Activities Coordinator with additional tasks and projects

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Relevant Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Leisure and/or Lifestyle tertiary qualifications or Diversional Therapy
  • Experience in working with older people
  • Experience working in a Transition Care Program
  • Computer skills in regard to assessment and documentation processes
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety standards
  • Cultural awareness (experience with German-speaking migrants highly regarded)


  • Working for the Aged Care Provider of the Year 2018 (VIC)
  • Working in a brand-new facility that you can make your own
  • Friendly team environment
  • Flexible part-time role
  • Salary equivalent to level of experience and qualifications


Please contact our Activities Coordinator Florence Poni on 9760 2490 for further questions and submit your CV via


Transition Care Program at Martin Luther Homes

Monday, June 17, 2019

Transition Care at Martin Luther Homes

We are excited to have partnered with Eastern Health to provide a transition care program (care after a hospital stay) at Martin Luther Homes. This service will commence by the End of June 2019 and occupy 30 beds in our new extension.

Transition care is for older people who have been in hospital and need extra help to recover. The program can be provided for up to 12 weeks. This may be extended to 18 weeks if one has been assessed as needing more help while in transition care. From transition care people will be discharged home or receive respite care or residential aged care.

For further information, please contact the hospital staff when you are in hospital or receive hospital-in-the-home care. Online, you can find more information by clicking HERE.


Martin Luther Homes Statement

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

To our residents, staff and the wider community,

The sad passing of a woman who lived in our independent living retirement village today has saddened all our staff, residents and families. On behalf of everyone at Martin Luther Homes we extend our deepest sympathies to family and friends.

Martin Luther Homes will fully cooperate with police to assist them with their inquires.

We won’t be commenting further at this time and request privacy for our residents and their families at this sad time.

Martin Luther Homes Management


Martin Luther Homes launches STRC program

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Martin Luther Homes now provides Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC). Short-Term Restorative Care is a new goal-oriented program that provides early intervention care for older people.

It aims at keeping the clients independent by reversing and/or slowing functional health decline. Its ultimate goal is to help recipients to regain their autonomy and to prevent them from relying on long-term care.

The STRC is delivered in the form of a tailored, multidisciplinary package of services. These include physiotherapy, social work, nursing support, personal care, and the provision of new technologies that make your life easier. The STRC service is limited to a maximum of 56 days and can be delivered at Martin Luther Homes’ facilities or in the comfort of the client’s home. 

For more information contact Ricci Rammanhor on 9760 2167, or if you want to access more information from our STRC pamphlet, please click here.




Martin Luther Homes recognised by aged care peak body

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

June Hodge, Birgit Goetz & Eva Panousopoulos.

Martin Luther Homes are proud to announce that we have been recognised for our work in the aged care sector at the LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards.

We were nominated and named finalists for the Rising Star as well as Organisation Award Vic/Tas. The 2019 Tri-State Conference was organised and hosted by Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), which is the national peak body representing all providers of age services across residential care, home care, and retirement living.

Martin Luther Homes CEO, Birgit Goetz, was accompanied by our Director of Clinical Services, June Hodge, and by our nurse Eva Panousopoulos who was nominated as a ‘Rising Star’ of the aged care sector.

“To be recognised a second year in a row for our innovative Care Apartment© concept was yet another confirmation that we are on the right track. We constantly try to re-invent ourselves and our services. It is great to see that our industry peers agree, and that the strong focus on our residents is a winning strategy.”

Director of Clinical Services, June Hodge, agrees and she also stressed how moving it was to see one of her most outstanding nurses stand up on the podium. Eva Panousopoulos joined Martin Luther Homes just over a year ago and she has quickly become a successful leader who inspires others to always give their best, every day.

“We knew from the start that Eva would be our Rising Star, regardless of the outcome tonight. People like her are the backbone of our aged care centre and of the industry as a whole.”Eva Panousopoulos (2nd from left) is confirmed as a finalist for the Rising Star Award.

LASA CEO Sean Rooney congratulated all nominees, finalists, and winners for their outstanding efforts and the contributions they make daily, not only to the industry but to the lives of the older Australians.

“Our industry has countless passionate professionals, volunteers and organisations who don’t generally look for thanks or praise. It is their dedication and professionalism that make up the backbone of our industry,” Mr Rooney said.

Martin Luther Homes CEO, Birgit Goetz, also congratulated the winners of the night and she confirmed that award ceremonies are not only a great event to celebrate the work we are all passionate about, but to also exchange views and experiences with other aged care sector leaders. 






Visit our beautiful home situated in the scenic Dandedong Ranges, our friendly staff will be happy to give you a tour of our community and assist you with any queries you may have. To find out more, please call us on (03) 9760 2100 or click the button below to complete our contact form and we will get right back to you.

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