Cohuna Village aged care home is located: 38 Augustine St, Cohuna VIC 3568 • Tel:  (03) 5456 2338

Discover a caring + comforting home in Victoria

Built in the 1970’s and newly renovated in 2024, Cohuna Village aged care is a four wing facility located at the rear of the local hospital and 1km from city centre. The home accommodates 45 beds, with 11 designated in our memory support unit. All of Cohuna Village’s single rooms feature private ensuites.

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Standard Room

Features a garden view, private ensuite, bedside table & chair, dressing table and book shelf unit

All rooms feature:

  • Built in wardrobe
  • Electric bed
  • Wifi access
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke & heat detectors
  • Fire sprinkler system
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Recreation room • Courtyard • Lounge & sitting area • Library • Cafe

Specialty aged care at Cohuna Village

A friendly and professional staff view each resident as a person, not a patient. Individualised needs are met within four areas of expertise:
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Residential aged care
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Palliative care
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Respite care

Services + Amenities

An airy recreational room inspires interaction and friendship. Within the memory support unit is every amenity you’d expect in a home and then some. This includes a kitchen, dining area, lounge area, an outdoor area with a gazebo, plus a small room to enjoy some quiet time. Learn more about Cohuna Village's additional services here.

Experienced team

Our team members are passionate about their career and go above and beyond to create a warm home for our residents.

  • Housekeeping services (cleaning, rubbish removal)
  • Personal care assistants (dressing, hygienic care and more)
  • Registered nurses (daily/on call evenings) and physiotherapist
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Tailored services

The services we offer combine specialist care with quality of life. Residents also have frequent visits from specialists, such as:

  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Audiologists
  • Optometrists
  • Hairdressers
  • Hearing & music therapy
  • Visiting doctor clinics
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Nutrition

Cohuna Village’s experienced hospitality staff includes a chef and kitchen hand, so residents can enjoy nutritious and appetising meals every day. A 4-week rotational as well as seasonal menu is provided.

  • Three meals daily, including two hot meals
  • Prepared fresh, on site
  • Healthy and well balanced
  • Special dietary requirements accommodated
  • Four week menu rotation
  • Morning and afternoon tea service
  • 3 snacks
  • Dietitian updated summer & winter offerings
  • Frequent barbecues & special functions
  • Most fruits & vegetables produced locally
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Activities + excursions

Residents enjoy gardening in our three outdoor courtyards. Other activities include bingo, cards, crafts and movie night, while live entertainers and school groups visit on a regular basis. Weekly shopping and monthly bus trips are available to places like Pyramid Hill or Cherry Farm.

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Sense of community

We’re committed to providing residents with a sense of belonging. This is practiced within our facility and extends out into the community with weekly shopping trips and monthly trips.

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In person + video calls

Family and friends may visit Cohuna Village 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.

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Explanation of fees at Cohuna Village

The amount that you will have to contribute toward the cost of your care is determined by factors such as room size, financial situation and personal needs. We have accommodation options that cater to everybody, from people who are on a full pension to those who have the means to contribute more.

Accomodation cost

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:

$32,819.80

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Your assets are below:

$59,500

You pay full if:

Your income is greater than:

$63,351.60

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Your assets are greater than:

$201,231.20

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:

Option 1: RAD

A lump sum payment:

$400,000 Standard room

RAD = Refundable Accommodation Deposit
Fully refundable when you leave the home.

Option 2: DAP

Daily payments:

$91.40 Standard room

DAP = Daily Accommodation Payment
Rental-style, non-refundable payments.

Option 3: RAD + DAP

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 $200,000
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $45.70

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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:

$61.96 / day

$22,615.40 / year

The basic daily fee = 85% of the single person rate of the basic age pension. This changes twice per year.

Care cost

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 $33,309.29 / year

Maximum $79,942.44 / 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

A word to prospective residents

Before becoming a resident at Cohuna Village, it’s important for you and your loved ones to have an honest, open discussion. After all, this may be a significant lifestyle change, which can bring about many questions. To help you have the conversation, we’ve detailed key steps for those considering aged care.
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