mecwacare Trescowthick Centre

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MECWA

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mecwacare Trescowthick Centre - 70 Charles Street PRAHRAN VIC 3181


Location


70 Charles Street , PRAHRAN , 3181, VIC

Beds: 60

Category: Community Based

Provider: MECWA

mecwacare Trescowthick Centre
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency






mecwacare Trescowthick Centre

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Facility and Services

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mecwacare Trescowthick Centre is located in cosmopolitan Prahran, boasts charming architecture surrounded by landscaped courtyards, creating an inviting and peaceful atmosphere for all residents to enjoy.

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mecwacare Trescowthick Centre has accommodation for 60 residents, single-rooms feature an en suite.

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Four separate houses are linked by an internal streetscape, boasting a central mall with cathedral glass ceilings, kiosk, library and hairdresser. Each house also features their own dining room and living room with landscaped courtyards creating a peaceful and inviting atmosphere for residents.

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An active lifestyle is encouraged here, with a unique lifestyle program providing residents with the opportunity to become involved in a number of activities. The art and music programs are extremely popular among current residents, along with regular outings to Prahran Market and local restaurants and cafes.

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A variety of tastes and dietary requirements are catered for, with a balanced and freshly prepared menu.

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Other services and amenities include:

  • 24 hour care and support provided by a dedicated team of Registered Nurses as well as personal care and lifestyle staff
  • Full accreditation under the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency
  • Secure and protected environment
  • Ageing-in-place accomodation
  • Respite care
  • A range of small and large dining and lounge rooms
  • Single bedrooms with en suites
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All rooms are private single accommodation with an ensuite bathroom. Each room offers ensuite bathroom facilities and telephone and television connections.

The beautiful bedroom furnishings, drapes and linens were developed specifically for mecwacare by a local interior designer and reflect the artistic and eclectic history of the centre’s Prahran location.

Each room includes built-in wardrobe, high/low bed, bedside chest of drawers and single chair. Residents can bring their own furniture as required, for example specialised recliners or small refrigerators.

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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.

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Split-system air conditioning is an option of resident rooms in the centre, dependent on availability.

Residents at the centre live in one of four separate houses each with their own cosy dining room (29.5m²) and living room (29.6m²).

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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 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: $

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        Lump Sum of RAD Paid : $

DAP :$20.20 pd

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