Estia Health Ringwood


Estia Investments Pty Ltd

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Estia Health Ringwood - 211 217 Wantirna Road RINGWOOD VIC 3134


211 217 Wantirna Road , RINGWOOD , 3134, VIC

Beds: 169

Category: Private Incorporated Body

Provider: Estia Investments Pty Ltd

Estia Health Ringwood
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

Estia Health Ringwood

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Facilies and Services

From the elegant paved entry and attractive courtyard gardens, to light-filled living spaces and cosy lounge areas, Estia Health Ringwood (previously known as Waldreas Village Aged Care Facility) reflects the warmth and care that the staff provide to all residents.

Set in a quiet residential street, the home is easily reached by public transport and is a short drive from hospitals and the vibrant Eastland and Knox shopping areas.

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While independence is readily encouraged, a genuine sense of community and social interaction is enthusiastically embraced by those who call Estia Health Ringwood home.

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Conveniently located close to public transport, Estia Health Ringwood (or Waldreas Village Aged Care Facility) is a warm, inviting and social community set in its own attractive gardens, close to local shops. The single-level residence offers the convenience of visitor parking as well as an on-site bus for lifestyle outings. Features such as a dedicated theatre room, physiotherapy room and visiting hairdresser allow the residents to enjoy a range of amenities within the safe environment of the home. Friends and family are encouraged to visit loved ones and relax in one of the light-filled living spaces or landscaped outdoor entertaining areas. The home-style ambience is supported by caring staff, many of whom have been at the residence for many years, and a commitment to providing personalised care and attention to every resident.

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Additional care

Well-balanced and nutritious meals are freshly prepared and cooked on site under the supervision of professional chefs. A wide variety of health and wellbeing programs, designed by qualified coordinators, are tailored to each resident’s personal needs. Allied health professionals such as physiotherapists and podiatrists are part of the support team, and hairdressers are on site as required. Pastoral care is also available. Importantly, Estia Ringwood offers exceptional levels of care and service. The staff are on call 24 hours a day to help out where required or just to share a quiet chat. Estia Ringwood also offers a secure memory support unit dedicated to ongoing specialised care for those with higher care needs.

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Common areas

Estia Health Ringwood features a variety of spacious and light-filled communal living and dining areas in each of its wings. Stylish lounge areas offer a variety of comfortable suites, armchairs and cushioned seating, with Foxtel available. Generous multi-purpose rooms host a variety of our lifestyle activities, while pianos are available for visiting entertainers or those who are musically inclined. An on-site non-denominational chapel is the venue for regular services. Each sitting room overlooks the manicured gardens and beautifully maintained courtyard. Complete with seating, shade and barbeque areas, the gardens are a favourite place for residents to relax or socialise. And walking paths, lined with flower beds and native plants, provide the perfect opportunity for gentle exercise.

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  • 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

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        Lump Sum of RAD Paid : $

DAP :$20.20 pd

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