Kirkbrae Kilsyth Nursing Home

KILSYTH  VIC

Presbyterian Church of Victoria Trusts Corporation

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Kirkbrae Kilsyth Nursing Home - 794 Mt Dandenong Road KILSYTH VIC 3137


Location


794 Mt Dandenong Road , KILSYTH , 3137, VIC

Beds: 110

Category: Religious

Provider: Presbyterian Church of Victoria Trusts Corporation

Kirkbrae Kilsyth Nursing Home
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency





Kirkbrae Kilsyth Nursing Home

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Kirkbrae offers a comprehensive range of facilities and aged care services options to suit all social and financial situations. Private and companion rooms enable residents to have areas that meet their individual needs and abilities. With natural light from large windows, residents are able to enjoy beautiful views over established gardens.

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They provide opportunities for residents to experience variety every day. This enables more moments of happiness and enjoyment in resident’s daily lives.

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Permanent Residential Care

Permanent care offers dedicated care support with daily activities, mobility equipment, medication assistance, all meals, personal care items, continence management and assistance with access to other health services.

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Respite Care

Residential respite care, often referred to as short-term care, allows the primary carer to take a much-needed break or to assist when extra care is needed following a hospital stay or illness. Respite care at Kirkbrae can be arranged by contacting our friendly team. Commonwealth funding for respite services is available to eligible persons for up to 63 days each financial year.

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Palliative Care

Palliative care requires special attention and thought. We have experienced and dedicated staff that are trained to look after residents and their and their families at this emotional time. Our Pastoral Care team are specially trained to provide the highest level of comfort, support and care for residents nearing the end of life.

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Dementia Care and Support

At Kirkbrae, they don’t have a specific dementia-secure wing. They do have many residents with forms of dementia who live happily in our supportive environment with dignity and respect.

Accommodation Units and Options

The residential aged care accommodation at Kirkbrae has four interconnected wings, all named by the inspiration of nature and the picturesque surrounds. Staff and residents often say Kirkbrae is a sanctuary for seniors wanting to live within the leafy suburb of Kilsyth.

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Within the aged care home, there is bound to be an option to suit most needs.

  • Banksia House is a light, welcoming, compact wing with easy access to the lounge, dining room and foyer making it quite a social hub.
  • Jacaranda House comprises single rooms with private ensuites. The atmosphere is quieter and ideal for those who prefer their own company. Two large lounges in this wing can be booked for family functions.
  • Waratah House is a smaller unit within Kirkbrae, comprising only single rooms all with ensuite. There is easy access to a lovely outdoor area and courtyard garden.
  • Acacia House is full of bright colours, and comprises single and companion rooms that especially suit couples.

The best way to see the different room options and feel the atmosphere is to book a tour.

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)