Are you considering respite care, convalescent care, or permanent care for your elderly loved one at Eva Tilley Memorial Hostel ?
Or you may be seaching for an immediate vacancy at a similar aged care home close to BALWYN NORTH ?
Senior Moves can provide an independant and experienced comparison of Eva Tilley Memorial Hostel, including services delivered and the financials, in relation to other aged care homes around BALWYN NORTH.
Senior Moves is a respected aged care placement service and can assist you immediately.
1100 Burke Road , BALWYN NORTH , 3104, VIC
Type: Community Based
Eva Tilley Memorial Home Inc
Eva Tilley Memorial Hostel
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
Each of the Eva Tilley rooms has been designed with a focus on independence and comfort. Eva Tilley offers a range of accommodation options spread out across the different units.
There are 104 spacious single rooms and 8 deluxe rooms (for couples or those looking for more roomy accommodation) - all include ensuite bathrooms and quality furnishings.
Plus a large number of rooms have vistas to greenery and direct access to garden and courtyard areas. The residents can stay connected with phone and computer points in each room. Optional access to wifi and Foxtel and spacious communal areas are also available.
The 8 deluxe rooms provide expansive accommodation options for couples or residents who desire additional living and bathroom space, or those who require additional equipment or treatment facilities to support their lifestyle. Each deluxe room is equipped with quality furniture and fittings with specific features for aged living that enhance independence, privacy and security.
Deluxe rooms also feature:
Standard rooms are spaciously appointed with high quality furniture and fittings. With specific design principles throughout for aged living, each room ensures independence, privacy and security.
Standard rooms feature:
The lounge and dining areas have been designed with coffered or highlight ceilings to provide a sense of height and space. This is complemented by large windows with loads of natural light and pendant and recessed lighting to create bright open spaces. The resident rooms in the accommodation group are well located, with easy access to the many lounge and communal areas.
The main dining room on the ground floor has a mix of tables seating 4 or 6 people with ample space to circulate and socialise. This restaurant style dining also has a private reservation system where residents can book for special occasions dedicated dining space. The other dining areas provide a more intimate dining experience close to the residents’ living areas. The dining chairs are padded with high backs and arm rests which offer both comfort and support for residents. The timber dining tables are covered with tasteful table cloths to create a fine dining atmosphere.
The many lounges throughout Eva Tilley are restful places, well lit through floor to ceiling windows affording excellent views onto the many courtyards and garden areas. Each room is divided by careful placement of the furniture into a number of different spaces, including:
The furniture in the lounges is designed for aged care living, providing both support for good posture and ease of sitting, with high quality protective fabrics. There are a range of wooden coffee tables and side units to complement the chairs. There are pianos in a number of the lounges which are used for resident functions and other occasions. There is access to tea and coffee making facilities and easy access to a disabled toilet off the lounge areas.
Within the various resident accommodation wings there are smaller sitting areas in the middle and end of the wings to provide a choice of quiet areas for residents to sit and enjoy their own company or to share time with close friends and/or family. The sitting areas are furnished with colourful and tasteful fabric covered armchairs, coffee tables and attractive pictures and ornaments.
The activity rooms have large fitted cupboards for storage of the many items used in the resident activity programs. There are tables and chairs for craft making and other activities and a white board for display purposes and games.
The kiosk 'Tilley on Burke' is well located close to the main dining and lounge areas on the ground floor and within easy access by lift from the first floor. It is accessible for residents and visitors and is well fitted out to provide a range of refreshments and special gifts.
There are two dedicated consulting rooms located throughout the facility to provide consulting space for a range of specialist health care services including podiatry and speech therapy. These rooms have furniture and equipment for examinations and consultations with residents and their families.
A purpose built hairdressing and beauty salon is well equipped with two specialist hairdressing chairs and two washers and driers to allow four residents to be served at the same time. There is also the capacity for massage services to be provided as part of an enhanced beauty/therapeutic regime.
A section of the main lounge area features a well stccked library which is maintained by the visiting service from the local Council library service. This ensures a good turnover of reading and other resources to offer topical and quality literary articles.
Computer points are installed for resident use. Wi-Fi is installed throughout the whole of Eva Tilley affording excellent service. The cost for resident internet access is $25 per month and for visitors $5.00 each access. Residents and visitors wishing to use the internet will be requested to agree and sign the Acceptable Usage of the Internet Policy before using the service.
Access to Foxtel is availabe in the resident rooms, installation is at a cost to the resident. of installation.
Individual telephone services is available in resident rooms, outgoing calls are at a cost to the resident.
All electrical appliances brought into the facility must be tagged by a qualified electrician. Tagging undertaken by Eva Tilley is at a cost of $10 per appliance.
Residents are requested to have their personal clothing labeled before entry, including additional clothing brought in during their stay. Eva Tilley offers a heat labelling system, if required, at the initial cost of $85 (includes 100 labels) for this service to be undertaken by staff.
The family information session will provide you with up-to-date and unbiased information.
The facility shortlist will help match the right aged care home to your individual family needs.
The RAD Negotiation service has helped many families reduce the accommodation charges.
Making sure that all necessary paperwork is completed correctly and submitted in a timely manner.
We can assist with the settling in period to ensure that all items are fully covered.
Relocation Management will help you carefully disperse, pack, clean, arrange transport and unpack.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care has increased awareness and increased activity of the Aged Care Quality Agency and recent media reports regarding Retirement Villages and aged care homes has reinforced the need to seek experienced assistance when placing a loved one into a Retirement Village, Serviced Apartment, SRS or Aged Care Home.
Senior Moves have detailed knowledge and experience in residential care placement and can make sure that you receive accurate and unbiased information.
We have developed trusted working relationships with many accommodation providers and hospitals but are not affiliated or aligned with any aged care provider or financial organisation.
Covid-19 and the Royal Commission into Aged Care have increased awareness regarding aged care homes.
This has reinforced the benefit of seeking independent and experienced assistance when placing a loved one into an aged care home.
Refundable Accommodation Deposits (RAD) and Additional Service Fees (ASF) can be negotiated with the aged care provider.
We have been achieving excellent outcomes for our family clients for many years.
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