Welcome to Goodwin House
Canberra’s benchmark for high-quality residential care for decades.
Goodwin House embodies everything there is to love about Goodwin Residential Care. Sitting in the heart of one of the city’s favourite suburbs, Ainslie. The thoughtfully designed Goodwin House has a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere.
Your best next step
Goodwin House is a beautiful care home close to the centre of Canberra. Our home provides a variety of care services for older people, from residential care through to short-term respite and specialist dementia care.
You can continue to enjoy a superb lifestyle in the spacious, beautifully furnished rooms and large bedrooms.
You’ll have the freedom to enjoy the shared living spaces, where you’re welcome to relax, read or take part in an activity.Find us on MyAgedCare
The impressive foyer is where true timeless style starts. A large fish tank full of exotic and colourful fish and a full-sized grand piano below the sweeping staircase. It is in this welcoming open area that you’ll enjoy being entertained.
You’ll enjoy instant calm at Goodwin House. With an abundance of cosy corners, expansive views to socialise with friends new and old, or spend time alone, savouring the sunlight that floods in.
The landscaped courtyard is ideal for reading a favourite book or just enjoying the sounds of the birds in this beautiful village.
Onsite services and facilities
- Chef-cooked meals prepared fresh on-site
- Games and craft rooms
- Internet with free Wi-Fi
- Café within the village
- Established beautiful gardens, BBQs and outdoor seating
- Stunning views of Mt Ainslie
- Goodwin bus for group outings
- Dementia-friendly building design
- Multiple communal lounge spaces and quiet corners
- On-staff Leisure and Lifestyle Officers
- Daily activities, on-and-off-site
The local area: Ainslie
Ainslie is one of Canberra’s most popular, central suburbs. A short distance to the city, nature trails, close to the Australian War Memorial and Dickson, with its cafes, restaurants, and speciality shops.
Panoramic views of Mount Ainslie where kangaroos play at dusk. Quiet, leafy streets lined with mature trees and a mix of charming heritage cottages and new, modern houses.
A village atmosphere with plenty of small parks and minutes from a vibrant, local shopping area. The perfect location.
Fully furnished and spacious rooms offer you all the creature comforts of home. Your oasis away from the business of life
Each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, wardrobes, display shelves, large bed with bedside tables, and a wall mounted TV. We also provide a comfortable, relaxing armchair but welcome you to bring your favourite one from home.
We’ll help make your room your own to get it looking how you like it. Whether that’s rearranging furniture, hanging art or decorating with photos of your loved ones. We want you to feel settled and comfortable.
“I chose Goodwin as it was the best choice for me after my husband had passed away. I like the people here and I have made some good friends.”
Goodwin House resident