Media Coverage

A revolution in design - TLC takes aged care to the next level
Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018

TLC Aged Care is soaring to new heights with its newest development on the fringe of Melbourne’s CBD. High-rise residential aged care has been discussed in the industry for many years, with several retirement living developments integrating aged care services. But to date, few are dedicated to residential aged care. The construction of TLC Aged Care’s 10-storey facility on the fringe of the Melbourne CBD is changing that.
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Listen: CEO of TLC Healthcare, Lou Pascuzzi, on Health Professional Radio
Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

TLC Healthcare is one of Victoria’s largest integrated healthcare providers with residential aged care at its core. TLC owns and operates community medical centres that are conveniently co-located with their residential aged care homes. With facilities across Melbourne and the Geelong region, TLC‘s mission is to be leaders in innovative and integrated healthcare renowned for providing wellbeing to their communities. The organisation’s core values are respect, accountability, excellence, collaboration, integrity and innovation. In this interview, CEO Lou Pascuzzi talks about their innovative approach in their services, focusing on the integration of primary care into residential aged care.
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TLC awards contracts for major upgrade project
Posted: Monday, June 5, 2017

TLC Healthcare has contracted Ireland Brown Constructions and principal consultants Baldasso Cortese to build and manage its $24 million Homestead Estate redevelopment in Wallington, near Geelong. The upgrade of Homestead Estate, which was TLC group’s first residential facility, involves combining the existing homes into one location and adding an additional 125 beds to create a 260-bed facility.
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‘Biggest home’ to employ 150 staff
Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017

A $24 million Wallington redevelopment to deliver new jobs at Victoria’s largest aged care facility will begin in August, its proponent has announced. The project, at Homestead Estate, was now scheduled for completion in 2018 after TLC Healthcare awarded contracts to builder Ireland Brown Constructions and principal consultant Baldasso Cortese, the operator said.
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Geelong will be home to Vic's largest aged-care development
Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Construction of the $34m Homestead Estate redevelopment project is scheduled to begin at the Wallington site, east of Geelong, in August 2017. The existing homes at the Homestead Estate site will be combined into one location.
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TLC Awards Contracts For Victoria’s Largest Aged Care Residence
Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

TLC Aged Care has awarded the contract to build their redevelopment project at Homestead Estate in Wallington, east of Geelong, to Ireland Brown Constructions and principal consultants Baldasso Cortese. Construction is scheduled to begin at the site in August 2017.
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Largest aged care home for Wallington
Posted: Monday, May 8, 2017

The biggest residential aged care home in Victoria is a step closer to being built on the Bellarine Peninsula. TLC Healthcare has selected a builder for the redevelopment project at Homestead Estate in Wallington. Ireland Brown Constructions and principal consultants Baldasso Cortese have been awarded the contract for the $24 million project.
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Date set for building to start on state’s biggest aged care home, Homestead Estate
Posted: Monday, May 8, 2017

CONSTRUCTION on what will become Victoria’s largest residential aged care home at Wallington is set to start in August after owners appointed builders for the project. TLC Healthcare awarded the building contract for its redevelopment of Homestead Estate to Ireland Brown Constructions and principal consultants Baldasso Cortese.
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TLC Aged Care continues its innovation mission
Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

Alongside significant investment in new facilities and upgrades, TLC Aged Care has sought to integrate full-service medical centres with its aged care facilities. This has allowed its existing residents a continuum of care, and will help to facilitate short-term restorative care for those in the community.
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Aged care to reach new heights in Clifton Hill
Posted: Monday, December 12, 2016

TLC Healthcare have just awarded the contract to build a 10-level integrated residential aged care home and community health hub at Clifton Hill, and construction will start this month (December 2016).
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TLC Awards Contracts for Clifton Hill Project
Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

TLC Aged Care has awarded the contract to build their latest 10-level residential aged care home and community health hub at Clifton Hill to Kane Constructions and principal consultants Baldasso Cortese. The awarding of these contracts paves the way for construction to begin at the site in December 2016.
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Significant developments in Victoria
Posted: Friday, November 18, 2016

Two aged care organisations have announced their plans for significant developments in Victoria, one benefiting the State's rural community, and the other creating a multi-purpose environment closer to the city.
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HRD'2 2016 Rising Stars
Posted: Monday, October 31, 2016

TLC Healthcare is delighted to announce that our Chief Human Resources and Industrial Relations Officer, Kerryn Dillon, has been recognised as a 2016 Rising Star in the Human Resources Directors Magazine.
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TLC announces $34 million development
Posted: Sunday, October 30, 2016

Victorian aged care provider TLC Healthcare has launched a $34 million redevelopment project at Homestead Estate in Wallington, east of Geelong. The project will see the redevelopment of Homestead Estate, which has housed two facilities since 1991, into a single-site 260-bed residential aged care home.
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TLC Announces $34 Million Redevelopment Project
Posted: Friday, October 28, 2016

TLC Healthcare has launched a $34m redevelopment project at Homestead Estate in Wallington, east of Geelong. Homestead Estate, consisting of Homestead Lakes and The Homestead, has been providing quality residential aged care since 1991. Whilst celebrating 25 years of supporting the elderly and their families in the Wallington area, TLC took the opportunity to announce the redevelopment of Homestead Estate into a single-site 260-bed residential aged care home.
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Lou Pascuzzi, CEO of TLC Healthcare
Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016

The healthcare industry is often focused on retaining the status quo, but Lou Pascuzzi says that instead of taking the easy route it should be trying to instil change. As the CEO of TLC Healthcare, he isn’t afraid to shake things up, and he is making it his business to take action to improve the sector for the better.
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Does Industry Matter in Creating a Culture of Innovation?
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Kerryn Dillon, CHRIRO of TLC Healthcare shares her insights on how innovation is changing our workplace.
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TLC Healthcare Wins Australian Business Awards - Media
Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

TLC Healthcare has been recognised for Brand Excellence and as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2016. These awards recognise TLC’s achievements in promoting innovative initiatives have transformed its business practices.
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Carmen celebrates 100 years
Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

Carmen Muscat is celebrating her 100th birthday at Belmont Aged Care. Carmen was born in Malta back in 1916 and moved to Australia in 1958. The centenarian still goes to bingo and enjoys bus outings and concerts. Carmen will celebrate today's extraordinary milestone with her family, friends, residents and staff.
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VR opens doors for residents
Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2016

With devices becoming more affordable, the use of virtual reality as a therapeutic tool in aged care is increasing, and many developers are working to produce content specifically for residents.
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Latest expansions in aged care
Posted: Friday, July 1, 2016

TLC opens new community health hub in Frankston North.
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The Hon. Sussan Ley, Minister for Health, Aged Care & Sport opens innovative community health hub
Posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Minister for Health, Aged Care & Sport has officially opened the latest TLC Primary Care community health hub located at the Forest Lodge residential aged care home in Frankston North.
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Interview with Lou Pascuzzi
Posted: Monday, May 9, 2016

Lou Pascuzzi has been on an impressive journey since commencing his role as CEO of TLC Healthcare and has been instrumental in elevating benchmarks in the Australian residential aged care industry.
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TLC Healthcare heralds a new era of aged care
Posted: Friday, May 6, 2016

In 2015 TLC expanded its service offering to include primary care and industry training, in addition to residential aged care services. To accurately represent this new direction, TLC Healthcare has been introduced as the organisations new corporate identity with TLC Primary Care, TLC Aged Care and TLC Learning as their operating brands. This new structure allows TLC the flexibility to innovate and diversify into the future.
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Robot librarian helps elderly connect
Posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Whittlesea’s elderly residents can now visit the library without leaving home. Mr Whittles will allow residents at Whittlesea Lodge and Sunlight TLC Aged Care to take part in library events and consultations remotely.
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Whittlesea Library welcomes Mr Whittles to their team
Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Mr Whittles, a telepresence robot on a miniature segway-style base, assists Sunlight's less mobile residents to access virtual tours, consultations and events without leaving home.
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Innovative HR Teams - TLC Healthcare
Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Healthy employees are generally happier and more productive employees – that’s a truism adopted by TLC Healthcare as part of its company mission.
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TLC Learning Gains Registration as a Training Organisation
Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2016

TLC Learning is an industry training organisation dedicated to providing the latest in aged care courses to the staff of TLC Aged Care.
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Latest expansions, openings in aged care
Posted: Thursday, April 7, 2016

TLC Learning has been granted registration as a training organisation by the Australian Skills Quality Authority. The organisation said it would provide the latest aged care courses to staff of TLC Aged Care.
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A little TLC goes a long way towards engagement
Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2016

We’ve all had the opportunity to come into contact with healthcare professionals at some point in our lives. Sometimes, the experience leaves us with a smile on our face; at other times, it leaves much to be desired. Often, what makes the difference between the two experiences is whether the caregiver provides a personal touch, making you feel as though your health and well-being really matters.
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Changing the face of Australian Aged Care
Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

TLC Healthcare's mission is to be is to be leaders in innovative and integrated healthcare renowned for providing wellbeing to our communities.
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New era of intergrated aged care
Posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016

With an ambitious program of new buildings and upgrades across its homes, as well as further moves into providing healthcare and training, TLC Aged Care has another eventful year ahead.
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Lou Pascuzzi (Syndicate 21) named Global CEO Of The Year
Posted: Tuesday, December 8, 2015

CEO of TLC Healthcare, Lou Pascuzzi has been named 'The Global Most Outstanding Chief Executive Officer in the Care Home Sector in 2015' at the Over 50s Global Housing Awards on Thursday, 12 November 2015.
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TLC Healthcare looks to build 180-bed aged care home at Armstrong Creek
Posted: Sunday, October 18, 2015

A major healthcare provider hopes to build a 180-bed aged care home complete with a virtual reality cinema and medical centre at Armstrong Creek, creating more than 150 jobs.
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VCAT Rules In Favour of TLC Healthcare
Posted: Friday, October 9, 2015

CEO of TLC Healthcare, Lou Pascuzzi has had a busy few weeks at the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). VCAT has ruled in favour of TLC Healthcare on all three of the applications for planning permission they submitted.
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TLC embarks on '100 days of health'
Posted: Friday, August 21, 2015

Staff and residents of TLC Aged Care (TLC) residential aged care homes have embarked on ‘100 Days of Health’ aimed at improving health and wellbeing across the organisation.
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Baby boomers reach for the sky in Australia's inner suburbs of Carlton and Clifton Hill
Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2015

Deep-pocketed baby boomers are driving a shift in the location and type of retirement and aged care facilities being built: they're going inwards and upwards.
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A new prescription for aged care medical services
Posted: Friday, January 16, 2015

In an initiative that could change the face of aged care medical services in this country, TLC Aged Care is building healthcare hubs into its aged care facilities.
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Forest Lodge appreciated
Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014

AN EMORMOUS thank you to the staff at Forest Lodge Residential Care where my husband Denis was a resident for two years until he died in October.
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Celebrations and disappointments in ACAR
Posted: Monday, December 8, 2014

Elsewhere, in Victoria, TLC Aged Care said its successful application for 445 new residential beds – the largest allocation in the state – marked the start of its $120 million investment strategy.
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CEO Award for TLC head
Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

TLC Aged Care chief executive officer Lou Pascuzzi has been awarded the Most Outstanding Chief Executive Officer in the 2014 Australian Over 50s Housing Awards. The awards, which celebrate and reward excellence in the Australasian over 50s housing sector, were created by the Aged Care Housing Weekly News.
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Melbourne Cup great visits Geelong facility
Posted: Monday, August 25, 2014

Australia’s biggest racing event of the year is still two months away, but Melbourne Cup buzz is riding high at one lucky home in Geelong. Residents of TLC’s The Belmont were more than a little star struck when 1992 Melbourne Cup winner, Subzero, waltzed into their lounge room earlier this month to join them for afternoon tea.
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New model to enhance medical care
Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

In what it describes as a new model for aged care, Victorian provider TLC is developing ‘community healthcare hubs’ at its 10 residential facilities to improve medical care for residents and provide a broader range of services.
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Nursing homes plan to build on-site GP clinics
Posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

An increasing number of aged care facilities are trying to overcome a shortage of high quality medical services by building permanent GP clinics on their premises. For years, experts have complained that residents of aged care facilities are getting inadequate medical care, partly because there are not enough incentives for GPs to travel from their clinics to attend elderly patients and continue an ongoing relationship with them.
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Deinstitutionalising dementia care
Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014

A Victorian aged care provider has partnered with Alzheimer’s Australia Vic to develop a supported living program that enables dementia residents to lead more meaningful and fulfilling lives.
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‘Youngest executive team’ in aged care unveiled
Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Victoria’s largest family-owned aged care provider, TLC Aged Care (TLC) has unveiled its new executive team and “brand rejuvenation” at the opening of new head offices in Melbourne on Friday.
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TLC and Alzheimer’s Australia Vic sign sponsorship agreement
Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

TLC Aged Care has become a major sponsor of Alzheimer’s Australia Vic, with an agreement to provide $120,000 in funding over the next two years.
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