BlueCross Ashby

TEMPLESTOWE LOWER  VIC

Blue Cross Community Care Services Group Pty Ltd

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BlueCross Ashby - 25 Ashford Street TEMPLESTOWE LOWER VIC 3107


Location


25 Ashford Street , TEMPLESTOWE LOWER , 3107, VIC

Beds: 78

Category: Private Incorporated Body

Provider: Blue Cross Community Care Services Group Pty Ltd

BlueCross Ashby
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency






BlueCross Ashby

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BlueCross Ashby has added 18 new rooms to allow for Ageing in Place.

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Rooms are a short walk from common rooms and peaceful outdoor settings and are fitted throughout with:

  • Telephone/television connection
  • Hydronic heating
  • Ceiling fans
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The lifestyle focus at Ashby is independence and personal wellbeing. There are a diverse range of activities coordinated regularly to keep residents stimulated. These include:

  • Painting and craft work
  • Music sessions
  • Daily exercise classes
  • “Brain gym” exercise
  • Weekly shopping trips
  • Regular outings
  • Visiting performances
  • Low-impact ballroom dancing
  • Memory games
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With a Council library service operating regularly, the immaculate landscaped gardens are well-used for quiet relaxation with a book or a friend.

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Focus on individuality

A relatively new residence, all the staff at BlueCross Ashby received the same training from the opening in 2002, with a strong emphasis on person-centred care and respecting the individual.

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A pre-admission meeting with the Clinical Care Coordinator is arranged for each potential resident to determine the specific needs and capabilities of that individual.

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A Pastoral Care program is also designed for new residents to aid the transition from home living to the community of BlueCross Ashby.

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Meals

The menu reflects a love and respect for good food. The onsite chef can tailor meals to suit any special dietary requirements.

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Other features

  • Non-denominational pastoral care program
  • Hairdressing services
  • Serene Japanese garden
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Responsive and planned respite options are available to relieve families under pressure.

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What benefits will an Aged Care Placement service provide to you?

The benefits of using an aged care placement service include:

  • Guidance and support - An aged care placement service can provide expert guidance and support to help older adults and their families navigate the complex and often overwhelming process of finding and selecting appropriate long-term care options.

  • Access to information - These services often have access to a wide range of information on available care options, including details on services, amenities, and costs.

  • Advocacy - Aged care placement services can act as an advocate for older adults and their families, helping them to navigate the application and admissions process, and ensuring that their rights and preferences are respected.

  • Coordination - They can help with coordinating the transition to a new care setting, including arranging for necessary medical evaluations, transferring personal belongings, and helping with other logistics.

  • Time-saving - They can save a lot of time and effort for the older adults and their families in finding and selecting the appropriate care options.

  • Cost-effective - It can be cost-effective as some agencies may have a contract with facilities to offer discounted rates.

  • Tailored solutions - They can provide tailored solutions to the unique needs of older adults and their families.


MPIR reducing to 8.34% pa

The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) will reduce to 8.34% pa from

For a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) of $550,000 the equivalent Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) reduces to $125.67 pd ($45,870 pa).

The Reserve Bank has kept the cash rate on hold for a few months, so we are seeing a very small decrease in the MPIR. This could mean that the MPIR has reached its peak and could be on the slide down.

Also from 1st April 2024, the refurbished Daily Accommodation Contribution (DAC) rate of $68.14 means an equivalent Refundable Accommodation Contribution (RAC) of $298,215. In June 2022 the RAC was $544,719, meaning that aged care homes that are “RAD-focused” are now less likely to look at fully supported / partially supported residents if the aged care home has already exceeded their 40% supported ratio, as the RAC has now dropped below $300,000.

The change in the MPIR to 8.34% is welcomed but should have no major impact on residents as they enter an aged care home from

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Simple RAD to DAP Conversion

        Select RAD Amount: $

%

        Lump Sum of RAD Paid : $

DAP :$20.20 pd

Interest rate (MPIR) is: 8.34%pa
(effective 1/04/2024)