Regis Aged Care Pty Ltd
Regis Blackburn - 40 Central Road BLACKBURN VIC 3130
40 Central Road , BLACKBURN , 3130, VIC
Category: Private Incorporated Body
Provider: Regis Aged Care Pty Ltd
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
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Located in the leafy natural bushland suburb of Blackburn, in close proximity to shops and public transport and right next to the renowned Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, Regis Blackburn (originally called Regis Lake Park) offers the best in contemporary aged care design.
Regis Blackburn’s gardens blend with the sanctuary’s bushland which is an oasis of wildlife and native birds. This blurring of boundaries enables Regis Ringwood residents to enjoy a feeling of space whilst enjoying the glorious cacophony of bird song.
Regis Blackburn offers high quality, personalised care and services for respite and permanent residential aged care, including single rooms, shared rooms and suites. They also have dedicated wings that specialise in care for the hearing impaired and dementia specific care.
Residents and families can enjoy the walking track that winds its way around the internal grounds next to the parkland. Within the home they provide premium services and amenities, including café spaces, lounge areas with gas fireplaces, private dining rooms, a cinema, and beautiful hairdressing salon.
As a Regis Club Services home, Regis Blackburn offers hotel-style services, a range of Club Services rooms and first class amenities. The 202 beds are spread across luxury suites, single rooms, a few shared or couples rooms and feature en suites and contemporary furnishings and finishes.
Regis Blackburn has a dedicated wing to provide care and services to hearing impaired residents. Some of the care staff in this wing are deaf themselves, with others Auslan trained. Residents in the hearing wing benefit from interpreters to support delivery of high quality care, as well as a tailored lifestyle program. Regis Ringwood is built on the ground of a past Victorian deaf facility. The beautiful living environment includes direct access to a garden area, which features a resident veggie garden.
With over 25 years’ experience, Regis Aged Care is proud to provide residents with the support they need to live life on their terms.
Regis believe it is vitally important to stay engaged with life, to stay involved with current interests and develop new ones. This is why at Regis they create a personalised lifestyle program for each resident and encourage the whole family to be involved.
Regis understand how important nutritious and wholesome food is – that’s why they have qualified chefs, cooks and catering teams in all of their homes who cook on-site from scratch to deliver quality meals to each and every one of the residents.
Regis provides targeted services, specialised staff and facilities to support residents living with dementia. The dementia focused programs include PARO Therapy, Activity Stations, Table Top Activities, Music Memories, Resi @ Home and the Sundowners Program.
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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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