Why Choose Christian Homes Tasmania?

Christian Homes Tasmania (CHT) is not just an aged care provider or a retirement village; we are a community. We aim to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Our community encourages you to thrive and have a sense of kinship and belonging. At CHT, we want you to do you - whether you'd like to have a quiet day to yourself or join us for a fun day out.

CHT has handpicked, highly skilled local staff who will provide the exceptional care you need, whether in your own home or in one of our villages. We ensure that our residents feel comfortable, secure, and cared for at all times. Every resident or client is treated like family.

So, if you are looking for a care provider that offers you the choice to tailor your care packages to fit your lifestyle, contact us today. We’re here to support you, be you.

The Christian Homes Way

Our Vision

Our Vision

Christian Homes Tasmania... providing quality care that is based on Christian values.

Our Mission

Our Mission

Christian Homes Tasmania... enabling people receiving our support to live the lives they choose.

Our Values

Our Values

Christian Homes Tasmania... delivering care through our Christian values.

Our Values

Our Values

Christian Homes Tasmania... delivering care through our Christian values of:

Compassion: demonstrating empathy and support for others who need our help

Honesty: be morally upright and truthful

Respect: value and esteem each person

Integrity: steadfastly adhere to moral principles and professional standards

Service: inclusively ensure that the support we deliver is done in consultation with residents, clients or their representatives

Truth: faithfulness to our residents and clients, founded on our Vision, Mission, and Values

Our History

  • In 1970, some individual members of the Christian Reformed Church in Kingston started to think about the future accommodation needs and care needs of their elderly parents.

  • In 1972 a private members association was incorporated, with the object of providing Christian homes for the aged. They called it the “Association for Christian Homes for the Aged”. The name has more recently been changed to “Christian Homes Tasmania Ltd” Gerry Verdouw of Kingston was elected the first President.

  • The first development occurred in 1974, with the construction of the Denison Court units in Kingston.

  • 1978 saw the construction of twelve townhouses at Wells Court, Blackmans Bay, with momentum building for the association.

  • The fifty two bed residential aged care facility at Hawthorn Village, Blackmans Bay, has seen continual change and was originally constructed as a hostel in 1989.

  • The nine modern two bedroom independent living townhouses at Freeman Court, Kingston were constructed in 1998 within the heart of Kingston, giving easy access to shopping and services.

  • Christian Homes Tasmania Home Care Services commenced in 1999.

  • The first of the independent living units at Snug Village, Snug were built in 2000 providing a short level walk to shopping or the beach.

  • A 54 bed residential aged care facility was constructed at Snug Village, Snug in 2002 and included permanent care and respite care facilities. This facility has since been extended to 62 beds and is currently undergoing yet another extension adding 14 more rooms and a Day Centre with completion expected in early 2023.

  • 35 architecturally designed modern two and three bedroom independent living townhouses were developed at Wellington Vista, Kingston, in 2009 providing easy access to services and panoramic views of Mt Wellington.

  • In 2014, 52 Channel Highway, Kingston was purchased for Head Office and shared services.

  • In 2015 CHT expanded their services to the Eastern Shore of Hobart with the acquisition of Roches Beach Living, Lauderdale, which comprises 53 townhouses.

  • In 2016 an additional 9 Independent Living Units were constructed at Snug Retirement Village.

  • In 2017, the construction of 17 new Independent Living Units and a Community Centre as part of Freeman Village in Kingston commenced.

  • In 2018, the former community centre at Redwood Village in Kingston was purchased for future development.

  • In 2021 the former Redwood Village Community Centre was demolished to create a site for future development.

  • In 2021, CHT was awarded an ACAR Grant from Government for an additional 14 beds and a day centre at our Snug Village facility. Property was also purchased for additional Independent Living Units at Snug Village.