BlueCross Tarralla

CROYDON  VIC

Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

Nursing Homes Directory

BlueCross Tarralla - 9 Jackson Street CROYDON VIC 3136


Location


9 Jackson Street , CROYDON , 3136, VIC

Beds: 76

Category: Private Incorporated Body

Provider: Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

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





BlueCross Tarralla

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Facilities and Services

Offering cosy, homestead style living, BlueCross Tarralla is a peaceful residence set off the back of Dorset Road in Croydon.

The comfortable interiors and cheerful outdoor spaces give the residence a distinctive family atmosphere, making it feel truly home-like.

BlueCross Tarralla features multiple common areas and residential wings that wind around internal courtyards, giving you easy access to the outdoors to get some fresh air and sunshine. There is a smaller dining space which doubles as an activities room, plus several sitting rooms that offer quiet spots for reflection or gathering with family and friends.

About

A gem at the heart of the Croydon community. Peaceful BlueCross Tarralla is set back off Dorset Road, close to the shops and amenities of Croydon, and offers cosy, homestead style living. The comfortable interiors, soft décor and cheerful outdoor spaces give Tarralla a distinctive family atmosphere. The nurses, personal care attendants and hospitality services staff are all well trained and attentive to your individual needs. BlueCross Tarralla offers 75 low and high level care places with ‘Ageing in Place’, the unique opportunity to live in one place although care needs may increase.

Features

BlueCross Tarralla has multiple common areas and residential wings that wind around internal courtyards. At the centre of the residence is the main dining room and lounge, which features a gas log fireplace, library, and comfortable seating. These spaces open out onto the internal courtyards, with bench seats and gardens for residents to enjoy. There is a smaller dining space which doubles as an activities room, plus several sitting rooms that offer quiet spots for reflection, gathering with family or small social groups. Some feature balconies from which to enjoy the fresh air. Further amenities include a hair salon, plus central heating and air conditioning.


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Rooms

BlueCross Tarralla offers 75 generous rooms with a view of the surrounding streetscape, the inner courtyards or boundary garden. There are also 34 independent living units at Tarralla for people who are happy to manage their own living arrangements. They are ideal for family members or spouses who wish to be close to the main residence and be a part of the Tarralla community.

Lifestyle

At Tarralla, every one of the team strives to devise 'best practice' initiatives and leisure and lifestyle programs that develop and maintain the social, physical, emotional and spiritual wellness of the residents. These programs include intergenerational classes, wellness programs, regular outings on the Tarralla bus and social events that encourage meaningful connections with the local community. If you love art and craft, you’ll enjoy BlueCross Tarralla’s large art program and strong links to the local art community. A gallery in the general dining room pays tribute to the residents’ multiple award winning creations. Sensory art is also a much loved part of the activities and the walls in and around the Dorset Lounge proudly display the works of residents. Tarralla’s main lounge provides a venue for many activities including carpet bowls, bingo, sing-a-longs and concerts. BlueCross Tarralla’s nature lovers will take pleasure in the variety of outdoor spaces and there are boundless opportunities to flex your green thumb in the large sunny gardens.


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Services

At BlueCross Tarralla, caring for you is a priority. From the homemade, fresh and nutritious meals that are prepared for you by the in-house Chef, to the wide range of leisure and lifestyle activities on offer, and more, they are committed to your comfort, safety and wellbeing. Residents can also access hairdressing, podiatry and physiotherapy services on site. A bus stop and train station are less than a 10-minute walk away. BlueCross residences provide a high level of hotel services, with laundry, gardening, housekeeping, cleaning and maintenance all included.

Special Features

Experience the best of residential care with available features designed with your comfort and lifestyle in mind.

Choose from 75 rooms and make it your own.

  • Disability access
  • Foxtel in communal areas
  • Hair & beauty salon
  • Private dining room
  • Visitor parking
  • WiFi

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