27 bed home surrounded by charming views
- Built in wardrobe
- Electric bed
- Wifi access
- Air conditioning
- Smoke & heat detectors
- Fire sprinkler system
- Foxtel access
Recreation room • Courtyard • Lounge & sitting area • Library
Specialty aged care at Coates
Services + Amenities
Rest easy every day. Our committed, passionate team is available around the clock
- Housekeeping services (cleaning, rubbish removal)
- Personal care assistants (dressing, hygienic care and more)
- Registered nurses (daily/on call evenings)
Our social team arranges special activities and therapy sessions. Residents also have frequent visits from specialists, such as:
Our chefs provide tasty, nutritious meals using only the freshest ingredients. A 4-week rotational as well as seasonal menu is provided.
- Three meals daily, including two hot meals
- Prepared fresh, on site
- Seasonally rotated menu
- Healthy and well balanced
- Available snacks
- Special dietary requirements accommodated
Activities + excursions
Our social care programme encourages daily interaction through activities like indoor bowls, pottery classes and group knitting. The bus service at our nearby Swan Hill home provides frequent day trips and large group trips throughout the year to points of interest like Bendigo or the Brim Silos.
Sense of community
At our cosy Coates home, residents and staff become like extended family. This fosters an all-important sense of belonging. Additionally, church organisations make occasional visits to suit residents’ spiritual requirements.
In person + video calls
Family and friends may visit Coates anytime. For added peace of mind, remote video calls are always available. Our team is skilled to assist with technology to set up a successful video call.
Explanation of fees at Coates
This covers your room rental. You may be eligible for Governmental financial assistance.
How will I know if I’m eligible for financial assistance for aged care?
Financial assistance is available to those who truly need it. A means assessment will determine your eligibility based on your financial situation
The Australian Government will pay your aged care costs if:
Your income is below:
Your assets are below:
You pay full if:
Your income is greater than:
Your assets are greater than:
What are my options if I am self-funding my aged care?
The good news is, if you are paying for your aged care costs without Government assistance, you have a choice as to how you pay:
A lump sum payment:
$375,000 Standard room
$400,000 Premium room
RAD = Refundable Accommodation Deposit
Fully refundable when you leave the home.
$83.73 Standard room
$89.32 Premium room
DAP = Daily Accommodation Payment
Rental-style, non-refundable payments.
A combination of 50% RAD + 50% DAP
50% refundable when you leave the home.
Example of combination payment of a standard room:
50% refundable deposit (RAD) of $187,500
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $41.87
Food & services cost
This fee covers the cost of day-to-day services, such as meals, cleaning, laundry and facilities management.
Based on current rate:
$60.86 / day
$22,213.90 / year
The basic daily fee = 85% of the single person rate of the basic age pension. This changes twice per year.
An ongoing fee that covers your personal and clinical care.
Personal care may include help with:
Bathing, dressing, grooming, toilet & shower support, etc.
Clinical care may include:
Specialised nursing services, medication management, catheter care, etc.
Means-tested care fees have annual and lifetime caps:
Maximum $32,718.57 / year
Maximum $78,524.69 / lifetime
Not everyone will have to pay a means-tested care fee; it is based upon your specific needs. If you do need to pay a care fee, the exact amount is determined through a means assessment. It may be determined after the needs assessment that you pay part of the cost and the Australian Government pays the rest.
Learn more out financial Government assistance at: myagedcare.gov.au
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