mecwacare Elstoft House

HAMLYN HEIGHTS  VIC

MECWA

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mecwacare Elstoft House - 12 14 Beulah Street HAMLYN HEIGHTS VIC 3215


Location


12 14 Beulah Street , HAMLYN HEIGHTS , 3215, VIC

Beds: 91

Category: Community Based

Provider: MECWA

mecwacare Elstoft House
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency






mecwacare Elstoft House

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Facilities and Services

Mecwacare Elstoft House 1

Located in Hamlyn Heights to the west of Geelong, mecwacare Elstoft House provides accommodation for 91 residents offering all single rooms, the majority with ensuite bathrooms and several offering views of Corio Bay.

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mecwacare Elstoft House provides:

  • 24-hour care and support provided by Registered Nurses, personal care and lifestyle staff.
  • Full accreditation under the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.
  • Ageing-in-place accommodation.
  • Couples accommodation.
  • Respite care.
  • Three separate dining areas.
  • Large lounge areas.
  • Activity room with tea and coffee making facilities for residents and their families.
  • Garden with two large aquariums and a bird aviary.
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mecwacare Elstoft House has three separate dining areas and large lounge areas with large screen televisions which provide the residents with an area to socialise. There is a large activity room provided for various activities with tea and coffee facilities available for residents’ families, and there is a chapel on-site available for worshipers of all denominations.

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mecwacare Elstoft House is surrounded by large gardens with sitting areas and winding pathways. Residents have access to the entire garden and the option to tend to their own garden area or join a communal vegetable patch. There are also a large aquarium with many colourful fish.

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The activities calendar is planned a month in advance and provides many interesting and varied group activities such as cooking and sewing groups, and the cafe each Friday. Outings are conducted weekly on the facility bus to a variety of clubs and places of interest. Residents also enjoy sing-alongs, dancing and music each week.

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mecwacare is a major provider of residential, nursing and support services for the frail aged, disadvantaged and people with special needs and disabilities. They operate through an integrated service network of over 1,700 employees and 350 volunteers, caring for over 13,000 people each year across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria.

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mecwacares objective is to enhance the quality of life of people in need of care, especially the elderly, through the delivery of innovative, responsive and fully-evaluated services offered in residential settings, community facilities and clients' homes.

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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.

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  • 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.

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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

        Select RAD Amount: $

%

        Lump Sum of RAD Paid : $

DAP :$20.20 pd

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