HAMLYN HEIGHTS VIC
as at October 2021
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Are you considering respite care, convalescent care, or permanent care for your elderly loved one at mecwacare Elstoft House ?
Or you may be seaching for an immediate vacancy at a similar aged care home close to HAMLYN HEIGHTS ?
Senior Moves can provide an independant and experienced comparison of mecwacare Elstoft House, including services delivered and the financials, in relation to other aged care homes around HAMLYN HEIGHTS.
Senior Moves is a respected aged care placement service and can assist you immediately.
Located in Hamlyn Heights to the west of Geelong, mecwacare Elstoft House provides accommodation for 91 residents offering all single rooms, the majority with ensuite bathrooms and several offering views of Corio Bay.
mecwacare Elstoft House provides:
mecwacare Elstoft House has three separate dining areas and large lounge areas with large screen televisions which provide the residents with an area to socialise. There is a large activity room provided for various activities with tea and coffee facilities available for residents’ families, and there is a chapel on-site available for worshipers of all denominations.
mecwacare Elstoft House is surrounded by large gardens with sitting areas and winding pathways. Residents have access to the entire garden and the option to tend to their own garden area or join a communal vegetable patch. There are also a large aquarium with many colourful fish.
The activities calendar is planned a month in advance and provides many interesting and varied group activities such as cooking and sewing groups, and the cafe each Friday. Outings are conducted weekly on the facility bus to a variety of clubs and places of interest. Residents also enjoy sing-alongs, dancing and music each week.
mecwacare is a major provider of residential, nursing and support services for the frail aged, disadvantaged and people with special needs and disabilities. They operate through an integrated service network of over 1,700 employees and 350 volunteers, caring for over 13,000 people each year across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria.
mecwacares objective is to enhance the quality of life of people in need of care, especially the elderly, through the delivery of innovative, responsive and fully-evaluated services offered in residential settings, community facilities and clients' homes.
12-14 Beulah Street , HAMLYN HEIGHTS , 3215, VIC
Type: Community Based
mecwacare Elstoft House
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) will be reducing to 4.01% pa from 1st October 2021
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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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