HUON ELDERCARE is a community based not-for-profit organisation for rural health services, contemporary services of residential and community care packages. The facility is based in Franklin, overlooking the majestic Huon River and is surrounded by deciduous native trees, manicured gardens and orchards laden with fruit and locally grown delicacies.


OT Kyle Aged Care & Rural Health Centre offers 90 beds: 81 aged care permanent, 3 respite care (which includes 1 high care dementia-specific bed) and 9 rural health beds. Huon Eldercare also provides contemporary independent living accommodation with country style catering for the needs of the Huon Valley community and beyond.

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Huon Eldercare has a solid reputation for providing excellence in health and aged care to the Huon Valley region. Huon Eldercare recently acquired the Esperance Multi Purpose Health Centre (EMPHC) which opened in 1993. The Centre provides a range of health care services which are designed to meet the changing needs of the local community. Residential care includes 16 aged care beds, together with 2 rural hospital beds and 1 bed palliative care unit.


Esperance Multi Purpose Health Centre is situated in the picturesque fishing village of Dover, with beautiful views of Port Esperance. Residents are provided with stunning landscaped gardens, scenic walks, caring and professional staff and a well equipped facility including new kitchen, walking paths and online access. The Centre also coordinates the provision of a range of community and visiting allied health services.

The delivery of aged care and health services in the Dover region will be maintained and integrated current services at both facilities ensures the health needs of the community are met.

For more information on Esperance Multi Purpose Health Centre, phone (03) 6298 9200.

Our Independent Living Units provide accommodation for “Over 55’s” who may not need any assistance, or who arrange assistance in the home separately.

We invite you to contact us to help you with your needs.