TEMPLESTOWE LOWER VIC
Menarock Aged Care Services (Templestowe) Pty Ltd
Emmavale Gardens - 7 Elberta Avenue TEMPLESTOWE LOWER VIC 3107
7 Elberta Avenue , TEMPLESTOWE LOWER , 3107, VIC
Category: Private Incorporated Body
Provider: Menarock Aged Care Services (Templestowe) Pty Ltd
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
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Menarock Life Emmavale aged care residence Lower Templestowe is a modern purpose built facility consisting of 50 private rooms offering permanent and respite care. Emmavale’s many communal spaces (inside and out) include a BBQ area, terrace, gazebo and multiple gardens. Along with our gentle resident cat who is an adored companion for residents, these provide residents with great options for developing friendships within and provide options for families to find new settings for each visit.
An integral part of the Life Care program at Emmavale is to develop individual care plans tailored to each resident. These care plans provide a holistic approach to meeting residents’ needs and are reviewed regularly to ensure they continue to meet the needs of each resident including their mental, spiritual and physical well-being.
As well as providing the residents with a sense of security about their health, the care plans also give our carers a sense of satisfaction and achievement to see the positive impact they have on our residents.
At Emmavale aged care residence Lower Templestowe we focus on providing person centred care to maintain choice, respect and independence for the residents with 24-hour nursing support by provided by highly trained, qualified and friendly staff including registered nurses. The care is also supported by visiting specialist services for physiotherapy, podiatry, a dietitian, dentistry work and speech therapy.
Qualified chef prepares meals daily from fresh ingredients to serve delicious and varied home style meals. A dietitian designs the meal plans to ensure satisfaction and enjoyment for the resident’s as-well as ensuring their nutritional, religious and cultural needs are met. We cater for all dietary requirements, special requests and/ or celebrations. Family members are also most welcome to join us at meal times. Whilst we encourage residents to eat in the dining room, a tray service is available for those who prefer to eat in the privacy of their own room.
In Live Life we offer activities, recreation and therapeutic programs including crafts, gardening, word games, board games, exercise groups and bus outings. Special events and cultural days are also celebrated with the residents such as international days, traditional religious festivals and popular events such as Melbourne Cup and Grand Final Day!
There are many gardens for residents to enjoy throughout Emmavale, a BBQ garden, a rose garden with a gazebo and the largest garden provides multiple sunny sitting spaces and raised garden beds for those with green fingers. Inside there are five communal areas including: a café style room with access to the terrace, separate dining room, TV area, activities space and a large sitting room with a gas open fire.
Each of the resident’s rooms feature:
Menarock Life aged care residence Lower Templestowe is positioned in a leafy neighbourhood, in a quiet court located near the cafes and shops of Lower Templestowe’s Macedon Road precinct providing home-like permanent accommodation and respite care.
The benefits of using an aged care placement service include:
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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