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Rooms & Pricing


The fee arrangements for aged care homes have changed from the 1st July 2014. A summary of the types of fees that you may be charged are on the Myagedcare.gov.au website.

If your income and assets are over a certain amount you may be asked to make an accommodation payment that you agree with the home. Otherwise the Australian Government will pay for part or all of your accommodation costs.

The Department of Human Services will advise you if you are required to make an accommodation payment.

This tab provides the maximum price (accommodation payment) you may be asked to pay if entering a home on or after 1 July 2014, however you may be able to negotiate a lower price with the home.

This tab also provides details on any additional care or services that may be offered by the home, either as part of the accommodation price or available at an additional cost. Interest Rate 5.96%.

Green Suite Accommodation

Green Suite Rooms 1-14, 25-70 RAD $380,000, DAP $62.05, Room size 12-15 m2

Room name
Green suite 1-14, 25-70

Room type
Single Room + Private Ensuite

Maximum occupancy
1.

Maximum price for room
The maximum price that you can be charged for this room is a refundable deposit of $380,000.00 or daily payments of $62.05 or a combination of both.

A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Example of a combination payment for room
For this room a resident could pay, for example, 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $190,000.00 and 50% of the price by daily payments of $31.25.

Room description
Rooms 39-60 have carpet, while all other rooms have wood grain look vinyl. All rooms have built in wardrobes, new curtains, electric bed, bedside table, over bed table and 30cm tv on wall.

Room size (for example, square metres) excluding ensuite
12-15m2

Common areas
Building completed 13/4/14. New lounge, built in log Gas Fire, Air conditioning, Chandeliers, Recessed Ceilings, new dining room with bar, Large TV on wall, Large spacious white hallways, carpet throughout hallways and lounge. Access to courtyards through dining room and activities room.

Special accommodation or design features of the room or home
Not Applicable

Additional care or services included in the room price
For residents with assessed needs:

  • Physiotherapy - with tailored pain management
  • Podiatrist
  • Dietician
  • Laundry
  • Catering
  • Lifestyle program tailored to individual preferences and needs
  • Meetings held monthly with residents to plan following months activities

Optional additional care or services not included in the room price, charged at extra cost

  • Newspapers delivered daily, account paid by resident or family
  • Hairdresser are paid by resident or added to account
  • In room telephone at cost from Telstra (See reception for schedule for call costs). Phones on request.
  • Regular outings and trips to local shopping center as Whittlesea Lodge owns its own bus (Resident requires own spending money)

Is this room offered on an extra service basis?
No

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Blue Suite Accommodation

Blue Suite : Rooms 15-24 RAD $430,000. DAP $70.21, Room size 18-22m2

Room name
Blue Suite 15-24.

Room type
Single Room + Private Ensuite.

Maximum occupancy
1.

Maximum price for room
The maximum price that you can be charged for this room is a refundable deposit of $430,000.00 or daily payments of $70.21 or a combination of both. Explanation of payment options.

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable deposit, a daily payment, or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Example of a combination payment for room
For this room a resident could pay, for example, 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $215,000.00 and 50% of the price by daily payments of $35.11.

Room description
Rooms originally built in 2003. They have recently been renovated with new built in wardrobe, new bathroom cabinets, new flooring to bedroom, new wall heating, new bathroom and bedroom doors, bedroom repainted. All rooms are large rooms with large ensuites, carpet replaced with high quality wood grain look vinyl. 30cm TV mounted on wall, new curtains.

Each room is routinely maintained and cleaned daily.

Room size (for example, square metres) excluding ensuite
18-22m2

Common areas
Dining room for 22 people. New Lounge room and access to newly built courtyards. Close to nurses station.

Special accommodation or design features of the room or home
Rooms originally built for couples but now are large single rooms which are able to have a sitting area and bedroom in one.

Additional care or services included in the room price
For residents with assessed needs:

  • Physiotherapy - with tailored pain management
  • Podiatrist
  • Dietician
  • Laundry
  • Catering
  • Lifestyle program tailored to individual preferences and needs
  • Meetings held monthly with residents to plan following months activities

Optional additional care or services not included in the room price, charged at extra cost

  • Newspapers delivered daily, account paid by resident or family.
  • Hairdresser visits are paid by resident or added to account.
  • Regular outings and trips to local shopping center as Whittlesea Lodge owns its own bus (Resident requires own spending money)

Is this room offered on an extra service basis?
No.

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Bronze Suite Accommodation

Bronze Suite Rooms 1,3,12,26,35,37 RAD $550,000, DAP $89.80, Room size 24-30 m2

Room name
Bronze Suite Rooms 1,3,12,26,35,37

Room type
Double Room + Private Ensuite

Maximum occupancy
2.

Maximum price for room
The maximum price that you can be charged for this room is a refundable deposit of $550,000.00 or daily payments of $89.80 or a combination of both. Explanation of payment options.

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable deposit, a daily payment, or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Example of a combination payment for room
For this room a resident could pay, for example, 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $275,000.00 and 50% of the price by daily payments of $44.90.

Room description
These rooms are built as a double room but can be used as a single room with the higher RAD.

All rooms have recently been renovated with new wardrobes (2) new ensuites, new flooring to bedroom, new wall heating, bedroom repainted, new curtains. All rooms have quality wood grain look vinyl. 30cm TV mounted on wall.

Each room is routinely maintained and cleaned daily.

Room size (for example, square metres) excluding ensuite
Rooms 1,12,26 & 37 are 30m2 Rooms 3 & 35 are 24m2

Common areas
There are 3 lounges and dining rooms, they are called Opal, Pearl and Ruby. Ruby and Pearl lounges have foxtel and for the footy fans they have they AFL package during the footy season. There are 4 courtyards, one with a BBQ area under cover. We also have a Private dining room, a Theatre room and another sitting area between 2 court yards

Additional care or services included in the room price
For residents with assessed needs:

  • Physiotherapy - with tailored pain management
  • Podiatrist
  • Dietician
  • Laundry
  • Catering
  • Lifestyle program tailored to individual preferences and needs
  • Meetings held monthly with residents to plan following months activities

Optional additional care or services not included in the room price, charged at extra cost

  • Newspapers delivered daily, account paid by resident or family.
  • Hairdresser visits are paid by resident or added to account. Visits 3 weekly.
  • Regular outings and trips to local shopping center as Whittlesea Lodge owns its own bus (Resident requires own spending money).
  • In room telephone at cost from Telstra (See reception for schedule for call costs). Phones on request.

Is this room offered on an extra service basis?
No

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Pricing

Whittlesea Pricing

(03) 9716 1600

Residents who have had a centrelink asset test completed and correspondence stating they are deemed to be a supported resident are encouraged to apply for accommodation as we cater for all people despite their financial situation. If you are not deemed as a supported resident by the government did you know that you can still afford accommodation for as low as lump sum amount of only $175,000 please contact us for details.

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