BlueCross Ashby

TEMPLESTOWE LOWER  VIC

Blue Cross Community Care Services Group Pty Ltd


BlueCross Ashby
25 Ashford Street TEMPLESTOWE LOWER 3107


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Helpful Guides

Introduction to Residential Care
Aged Care Assessments
Selecting the right Aged Care Home
Aged Care Financials
The Admission Day
Settling In
Hints and Tips


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BlueCross Ashby Nursing Home

BlueCross Ashby has added 18 new rooms to allow for Ageing in Place.

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Rooms are a short walk from common rooms and peaceful outdoor settings and are fitted throughout with:

  • Telephone/television connection
  • Hydronic heating
  • Ceiling fans
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The lifestyle focus at Ashby is independence and personal wellbeing. There are a diverse range of activities coordinated regularly to keep residents stimulated. These include:

  • Painting and craft work
  • Music sessions
  • Daily exercise classes
  • “Brain gym” exercise
  • Weekly shopping trips
  • Regular outings
  • Visiting performances
  • Low-impact ballroom dancing
  • Memory games
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With a Council library service operating regularly, the immaculate landscaped gardens are well-used for quiet relaxation with a book or a friend.

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Focus on individuality

A relatively new residence, all the staff at BlueCross Ashby received the same training from the opening in 2002, with a strong emphasis on person-centred care and respecting the individual.

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A pre-admission meeting with the Clinical Care Coordinator is arranged for each potential resident to determine the specific needs and capabilities of that individual.

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A Pastoral Care program is also designed for new residents to aid the transition from home living to the community of BlueCross Ashby.

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Meals

The menu reflects a love and respect for good food. The onsite chef can tailor meals to suit any special dietary requirements.

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Other features

  • Non-denominational pastoral care program
  • Hairdressing services
  • Serene Japanese garden
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Responsive and planned respite options are available to relieve families under pressure.

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MPIR increased to 5.00%

The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) increased to 5.00% pa on 1st July 2022

Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)

Learn more about RAD, DAP and MPIR...



Location




25 Ashford Street , TEMPLESTOWE LOWER , 3107, VIC

Residents: 78

Type: Private Incorporated Body

Provider:
Blue Cross Community Care Services Group Pty Ltd

BlueCross Ashby
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

Aged Care Placement Services



Understanding Your Options

The family information session will provide you with up-to-date and unbiased information.

Finding the Aged Care Home

The facility shortlist will help match the right aged care home to your individual family needs.

Negotiating the Accommodation Fees

The RAD Negotiation service has helped many families reduce the accommodation charges.





Application and Admission Paperwork

Making sure that all necessary paperwork is completed correctly and submitted in a timely manner.

Post Placement Settling In

We can help with the settling in period to ensure that all items are fully covered.

Relocation Management

Relocation Management will help you carefully disperse, pack, clean, arrange transport and unpack.



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