Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited
Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence - 1 Clayton Road BALWYN VIC 3103
1 Clayton Road , BALWYN , 3103, VIC
Provider: Villa Maria Catholic Homes Limited
Villa Maria Catholic Homes St Catherines Aged Care Residence
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
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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.
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.
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.
The team of staff and volunteers are passionate about developing fun and interesting activities. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved with:
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.
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.
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.
The benefits of using an aged care placement service include:
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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