Aged Care

Nestled in the heart of the quiet town of Nhill, Avonlea is situated within a rich wheat growing and sheep grazing district of North West Victoria. The country town provides a nurturing environment for Avonlea, which is located in a quiet and peaceful area.

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Overview

The home is based on an open plan design, with large corridors and glass that open up to a small courtyard. All areas have a homely feel, from quiet areas to common areas to congregate.

Room Options

45 beds

All rooms have ensuites.

Team Structure

Our team consists of clinical staff and specialists including registered nurses and personal care assistants available on-call, 24 hours a day. A social care team deals with activities and therapy. Team members are passionate, caring and friendly and go above and beyond to build a genuine rapport with residents.

Care Structure

We offer one of the most comprehensive ranges of services including:

  • Residential aged care
  • Palliative care
  • Respite care

Provided Services

With attention to the complete health and wellbeing of our residents, the services we offer combine specialist care with quality of life. Beyond our standard care offerings, further services accommodate specific needs of residents.

Dedicated specialists like physiotherapists, podiatrists and optometrists are available upon request and make frequent visits. External providers offer services like hearing and musical therapy with an audiologist visiting regularly. Beauty therapists and hairdressers come in weekly and are available by appointment.

Food & Diet

A resident chef ensures that healthy and balanced meal choices are always available and of the highest standard. Meetings are regularly held with residents where feedback sheets are distributed in order to meet their individual needs.

Meals consist of traditional fare, while attempting to offer as much variety as possible. The menu is rotated seasonally. Fresh food arrives throughout the week and is provided locally through the Oscar Hospitality Program.

Activities & Excursions

Social care programs encourage and facilitate daily activities, organising a variety of games and group activities each day of the week. Residents are asked what they’d like to do at bi-monthly meetings. Organised bus trips allow residents to leave the home and go to lunch or shop as a group. Overnight trips or holidays with family members are also encouraged where possible. Residents as well as visitors are welcome to come and go as they please. Regular visits with a Registered Music Therapist are also organised for the enjoyment of our residents.

Prospective Tenants

Entering aged care can present a significant lifestyle change for some people and may seem complicated. So before becoming a Coroneagh Park resident, it is important you and your loved ones make the best decisions regarding your aged care. For prospective residents, we’ve detailed the key steps involved here.

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Pricing

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Basic Daily Fee

A basic daily fee is used to contribute towards your day-to-day living costs such as meals, cleaning, laundry, heating and cooling. It is part of the overall fees you pay towards your care.

The basic daily fee increases on 20 March and 20 September each year in line with changes to the Age Pension.

The basic daily fee is 85% of the single person rate of the basic age pension. From 20 March 2020, the single rate of the basic age pension is $860.60 per fortnight, making the basic daily fee (from 20 March to 19 September 2020):

$52.25 per day; or $731.51 per fortnight

This amount is indexed with the age pension. This applies even if you are a member of a couple.

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Means-tested Care Fee

A contribution to care fee is paid to the federal government where a person is in a financial position to do so. The cost (if any) of a person’s Contribution to Care Fee is dependent on their financial situation and is determined by the government. Please note the government have a lifetime cap on this fee.

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Accommodation Lump Sum or Daily Payment

Check out the table below to find out more about prices and what kind of facilities are included.

 Standard
RAD
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$400,000
DAPWhat is DAP?$44.93
On-site Physiotherapy & Podiatry
On-site Hairdresser
Large Room (18m2)
Private Ensuite
Built in Wardrobe
Heating
Airconditioning
Recreation Room Access
Courtyard and Outdoor Access
Lounge and Sitting Area Access
Smoke and Heat Detectors
Fire Sprinkler System