BlueCross Silverwood

TEMPLESTOWE  VIC

Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

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BlueCross Silverwood - 105 Porter Street TEMPLESTOWE VIC 3106


Location


105 Porter Street , TEMPLESTOWE , 3106, VIC

Beds: 61

Category: Private Incorporated Body

Provider: Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

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





BlueCross Silverwood

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Located adjacent to the beautiful Westerfolds Park and the Yarra River, BlueCross Silverwood offers a comfortable and friendly environment for those looking for quality aged care.

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Bluecross Silverwood features shared spaces across three levels including a dining room and a welcoming common lounge with gas fireplace, flat screen television and comfortable seats. For quieter moments, there are also two smaller lounges for your relaxation.

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Other amenities include a billiards room with bar, self-serve kitchenettes, a cosy lounge area with games console, a computer with internet access and a well-stocked library. If you like the outdoors, the landscaped courtyard at the heart of the residence is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine and breathe in the fresh air.

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At BlueCross Silverwood, every room is tastefully and simply decorated to allow for individual taste. Each room comes fitted with:

  • Television connection
  • Telephone connection
  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Streetscape views
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Residents have plenty of opportunity to host their friends and families in the contained courtyard with BBQ area or the multiple small lounge areas with kitchenettes and tea and coffee making kits. On the second floor there is a sunny conservatory used for activities and a large outdoor terrace with sweeping views of the leafy trees and colourful rose garden.

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Residents’ independence and dignity is the foremost priority at Silverwood. Leisure and lifestyle programs are coordinated to meet individual preferences as well as encourage group engagement. Weekly bus trips to local shopping precincts and monthly outings to nearby eateries are conducted to promote connectivity with the Templestowe community.

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To keep residents looking and feeling their best, these additional services are also available:

  • Hairdressing
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optometry
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Meals

Lunch and dinner takes place in the plush dining room. All meals are prepared daily with fresh produce by the qualified chef. Breakfast is served conveniently to residents’ own suites. All dietary requirements are adhered to.

Planned and responsive 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 increased to 8.38% pa

The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) has increased to 8.38% pa from

For a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) of $550,000 the equivalent Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) increases to $126.27 pd ($46,090 pa).

The Reserve Bank increased the cash rate again in November 2023, which has a flow-on impact to the MPIR. This is now the highest MPIR since January 2012 and more than double the MPIR that applied just a little over one year ago.

Also the refurbished Daily Accommodation Contribution (DAC) rate of $66.94 pd means an equivalent Refundable Accommodation Contribution (RAC) of $291,564. 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 residents if they have exceeded their 40% supported ratio, as the RAC has now dropped below $300,000.

The MPIR increase to 8.38% will have a major impact on residents as they enter an aged care home from

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Simple RAD to DAP Conversion

        Select RAD Amount: $

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        Lump Sum of RAD Paid : $

DAP :$20.20 pd

Interest rate (MPIR) is: 8.38%pa
(effective 1/01/2024)