Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence

BALWYN  VIC

Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited

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Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence - 1 Clayton Road BALWYN VIC 3103


Location


1 Clayton Road , BALWYN , 3103, VIC

Beds: 77

Category: Charitable

Provider: Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency





Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence

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Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 1

Walking through St Catherine’s you’ll be instantly attracted to its contemporary design, brand new furnishings and open-plan layout. Spaces that residents and families will enjoy and use daily.

Resident rooms are spacious, equipped with a large private ensuite and swathed in natural light. There’s plenty of room to sit and talk with family and friends and have the grandkids potter about. As this is your home, St Catherine's ensure you have the space to continue doing what you enjoy.

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 2

With resident comfort our priority, St Catherine’s was architecturally designed to present multiple sitting rooms and comfortable lounges throughout the home, where you can relax, participate in activities or chat with fellow residents.

St Catherine's also know that everybody loves good quality food and that’s why the chefs prepare and cook meals on-site using fresh and wholesome ingredients.

St Catherine’s also offers allied health services including physiotherapy and podiatry, plus an on-site hairdressing salon.

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 3

They have 59 ageing in place beds and 18 memory support unit beds.

RAD $700,000 - $850,000 (Negotiable)

Ageing in place, Permanent, Respite, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Peg feeds, Power wheelchair.

  • Catholic Organisation,
  • Generously sized rooms,
  • Art therapy,
  • Arts and crafts,
  • Church services,
  • Cooking classes,
  • Dining room,
  • Emergency call service,
  • Exercise classes,
  • Fireplace, Gardens,
  • Group games,
  • Hairdressing,
  • In-home,
  • Chef,
  • Kitchen on-site,
  • Laundry on-site,
  • Library,
  • Lift,
  • Menu choices,
  • Music therapy,
  • Outings and excursions,
  • Pet friendly,
  • Pet therapy,
  • Pharmacy services,
  • Phone in-room,
  • Social activities,
  • Visitors parking,
  • Wi-Fi.
Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 4

Social events and activities

The team of staff and volunteers are passionate about developing fun and interesting activities. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved with:

  • morning exercises including yoga and dance
  • sing along and choir for concerts
  • nail care and pampering
  • cultural lunches and celebrations
  • carpet and table top games
  • bingo.
Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 5

St Catherine’s also has a kiosk trolley which makes its way around the home. Residents can purchase a delicious treat or an essential item they may need. Also, who doesn’t love happy hour? The residents can sit back and relax while enjoying some chilled beverages.

Support for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Support for people who are financially or socially disadvantaged.

LGBTI friendly.

Support for ATSI cultural needs.

In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, VMCH maintains daily reviews on visiting restrictions to all Residential Aged Care Facilities.

New Admissions and families wishing to take a tour of the residence may do so by appointment, at the discretion of the Facility Manager.

All VMCH Residences cater for NDIS eligible clients.

Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged care Residence 6

Memory Support Unit

The purpose built memory support unit not only provides a comfortable home for residents but is specially designed to support people with memory loss.

As the goal is to maintain and enhance quality of life, there is plenty of space for leisure activities, family visits and relaxation.

St Catherine's pride themselves on a ‘person-centred approach’ and provide individualised care to each resident and ensure physical, social and mental wellbeing.

The friendly and experienced staff are trained in Montessori methods. The philosophy behind this approach enables residents to be as independent as possible, make choices, contribute to their community and maintain their self-esteem.

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

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DAP :$20.20 pd

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