Faversham House

CANTERBURY  VIC

Boroondara Aged Services Society

Faversham House


Faversham House
27 Shierlaw Avenue CANTERBURY 3126


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Faversham House is designed to complement and enhance the existing neighbourhood streetscape, creating a very welcoming, home like atmosphere. Built in 2006 and expanded in 2012, Faversham House is a state-of-the-art aged care home, consisting of a number of residential domains, featuring intimate dining and living areas, equipped with a cosy fire place.

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These tranquil domains are further complimented with direct access to outdoor recreation and splendid garden surrounds. The resident lodgings strongly focus on personalisation and comfort, providing close proximity to an allocated carer’s station.

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A welcoming and nurturing environment

The safety, dignity, comfort and companionship of the residents is paramount. They are a proud approved provider of Residential Aged Care in Melbourne that allows residents, family, representatives and friends to feel assured, knowing that qualified and supportive staff are always on duty. As a provider of Aging in Place, they offer a consultative approach, ensuring that all the residents receive the appropriate individualised level of care in accordance to their progressive care requirements.

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Here’s what Faversham House has to offer:

Faversham House Accommodation

  • ageing in place
  • 165 Single rooms with en-suite
  • 10 Superior rooms with en-suite.
  • All rooms offer individual heating and cooling
  • All rooms provide access points for Phone, Television, Foxtel, and Wi-Fi network connection
  • All rooms are equipped with a suitable bed, lockable drawer and over bed table
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Care and Support

All BASScare staff are carefully selected and highly skilled and experienced in Aged Care. The facility has 6 units, with an in-charge Manager for each unit. A Registered Nurse Division One


is in attendance at all times, with a team of Division Two Nurses and Personal Care attendants to assist. They maintain very high staffing ratios and rarely use agency staff.

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Food and Dining

Faversham House has “state-of-the-art” kitchen facilities with all meals prepared and cooked on site. A balanced and varied menu is provided, with a focus on fresh food and high quality, home-style cooking. The residents are invited to participate in menu planning, whilst family and friends are welcome to join residents for a meal. A private dining room is also available for small functions.

  • Chef and Food Manager on-site
  • the menu planning is in consultation with a dietitian
  • regular menu meetings are conducted with staff and residents
  • they cater to cultural and religious needs
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Faversham House On-Site Facilities

  • Onsite car parking including, undercover parking, disabled parking spaces and sheltered pick up and drop off areas
  • Multiple activity and function rooms
  • Private dining and special function rooms available
  • Spacious outdoor balconies
  • Large garden area with sheltered seating and water features
  • Outdoor recreation consisting of putting green, miniature bowls and remote control car circuit track
  • An embraced animal husbandry program both indoor and outside
  • Hairdressing salon and beauty therapy room
  • Therapy and private consulting suite
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Specialist and Allied Health Aged Care Services

  • Respite Care
  • Dementia Specific Unit
  • Palliative Care
  • Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, Specialist Dentist
  • Podiatrist, Dietician, Wound Consultant, Optometrist
  • Geriatrician
  • Psychologist / Psychiatrist
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Dementia Specific Unit

Faversham House has an “Assisted Memory Unit” which provides for specialised dementia care. It has its own specifically designed secure garden area and an an activity lounge designed specifically for this area of need. They have appropriate and tailored lifestyle programs which run each day in the Unit.


MPIR reducing to 8.34% pa

The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) will reduce to 8.34% pa from

For a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) of $550,000 the equivalent Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) reduces to $125.67 pd ($45,870 pa).

The Reserve Bank has kept the cash rate on hold for a few months, so we are seeing a very small decrease in the MPIR. This could mean that the MPIR has reached its peak and could be on the slide down.

Also from 1st April 2024, the refurbished Daily Accommodation Contribution (DAC) rate of $68.14 means an equivalent Refundable Accommodation Contribution (RAC) of $298,215. 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 / partially supported residents if the aged care home has already exceeded their 40% supported ratio, as the RAC has now dropped below $300,000.

The change in the MPIR to 8.34% is welcomed but should have no major impact on residents as they enter an aged care home from

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Location




27 Shierlaw Avenue , CANTERBURY , 3126, VIC

Residents: 185

Type: Community Based

Provider:
Boroondara Aged Services Society

Faversham House
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality and Safety Agency


RAD/DAP Conversion

        Select RAD Amount: $

%

        Lump Sum RAD Paid : $

DAP :$20.20 per day

Interest rate (MPIR) is: 8.34%pa
(effective 1st April 2024)



Aged Care
Placement Services


Understanding Options

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

Finding the Right Home

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

Negotiating the Fees

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

Admission Forms

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

Settling In

Senior Moves 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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Aged Care Star Rating System


Where can I find the Star Ratings?

From , the Government has started to use the STAR RATING system for registered aged care homes (new homes will be allocated a Star Rating after 12 months of operation).

Star Ratings are displayed on the Aged Care Provider Search within the My Aged Care website.

The Star Rating is based upon 5 levels with the middle rating denoting only a minimum baseline of ‘Acceptable’ care quality and services.


Continuous Improvement

The Star Rating System has revealed that 41 % of aged care homes are performing at a 5-star (excellent) or 4-star (good) level.

Star Ratings also reveal that astonishingly 5 % are performing below the minimum standards set, receiving a dismal and disturbing (Improvement Needed) or (Significant Improvement Needed) Star Rating.


Star Rating Support

We support full public disclosure of those aged care homes that are making the effort to exceed the regulated standards and community expectations.

We also support the naming of aged care homes that do not currently provide quality levels of aged care services to the frail elderly and vulnerable members of our community.

The Star Rating system is a key component of the aim for continuous improvement to our aged care system.


Total Homes in each Star Rating level



Excellent
54 homes
2.16 %



Good
964 homes
38.56 %



Acceptable
1357 homes
54.28 %



Improvement Needed
119 homes
4.76 %



Significant Improvement Needed
6 homes
0.24 %



TOTAL Homes 2500