mecwacare John Atchison Centre

HOPPERS CROSSING  VIC

MECWA

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mecwacare John Atchison Centre - 312 318 Derrimut Road HOPPERS CROSSING VIC 3029


Location


312 318 Derrimut Road , HOPPERS CROSSING , 3029, VIC

Beds: 101

Category: Community Based

Provider: MECWA

mecwacare John Atchison Centre
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency





mecwacare John Atchison Centre

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Facilities and Services

mecwacare John Atchison Centre is located in Hoppers Crossing and provides care and accommodation for 100 residents in Melbourne's West.

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One and two-bedroom suites are offered, with each featuring access to a garden or balcony. All rooms are single occupancy and include an ensuite bathroom. Two-bedroom suites feature kitchenettes.

Three comfortable dining areas are available for residents to use, along with spacious and relaxing lounge areas. An activities room is used for a variety of lifestyle programs and includes a tea and coffee area for visiting friends and family.

The lifestyle program has a great range of activities on offer for residents including cooking, sewing groups, regular outings, singing, dancing and more.

Other services and amenities at mecwacare John Atchison Centre include:

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  • 24-hour care and support provided by Registered Nurses, personal care and lifestyle staff
  • Full accreditation under the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency
  • Secure and protected environment
  • Ageing-in-place accommodation
  • Respite care when beds are available
  • Lounge rooms with tea/coffee making facilities
  • Two well-appointed dining rooms
  • Private dining room for special celebrations
  • Well established landscaped gardens
  • Movie theatre
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Library
  • Cafe
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All Rooms

Modern furniture is provided in all rooms of the John Atchison Centre, including specialised beds, overhead table, one chair, bedside table and a cupboard.

Residents can bring their own furniture (excluding beds), or use mecwacare-provided designer furniture.

High quality carpet is used throughout the John Atchison Centre, creating a luxurious, at-home environment.

Premium linen and designer fabrics are utilised across the John Atchison Centre.

All rooms have generous storage space, including built-in wardrobes.

All resident room doors are lockable, and each has a lockable cupboard and bedside table drawer. Safes are available on request.

Installation of personal fittings will be carried out by mecwacare’s Maintenance Officer.

The individual climate of each room can be set by the resident through reverse-cycle air-conditioning and heating. Overhead lighting controls are in each room, and sensor lighting is used in all en-suites to enhance safety.

Windows designed to block out harmful UV radiation provide natural light in each room.

All rooms have private ensuites that are fully accessible, including absence of trip hazards on floor, built-in handrails on each toilet and handrails throughout the ensuite bathroom.

All rooms, ensuites and public areas have Nurse Call buttons. All resident rooms have telephones, and connections for free-toair television and Foxtel on connection by resident. Internet connections are installed for access if required.

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Superior Room - with balcony

All rooms are private single accommodation with an ensuite bathroom.

Superior room - with garden

All rooms are private single accommodation in a double-room suite with an ensuite bathroom.

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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 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

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        Lump Sum of RAD Paid : $

DAP :$20.20 pd

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