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Standard Double Room
Deluxe Room with Balcony
For specialty aged care, turn to Cooinda
Services + Amenities
It’s important to know what to look for in an aged care facility. Cooinda provides residents with access to skilled clinical staff and specialists.
- Housekeeping services (cleaning, rubbish removal)
- Personal care assistants (dressing, hygienic care and more)
- Registered nurses (daily/on call evenings) and physiotherapist
Our social team arranges special activities and therapy sessions. Residents also have frequent visits from specialists, such as:
- Hearing & music therapy
- Dental services
Nutritious meals are always available to support the health and wellbeing of our residents. *Please refer to our premium services brochure for more details.
- Three meals daily, including two hot meals
- Prepared fresh, on site
- Seasonally rotated menu
- Healthy and well balanced
- Available snacks
Activities + excursions
Keeping active benefits the mental, physical and emotional health of older people. That’s why at Cooinda, we have a leisure and lifestyle officer who plans a lively social calendar of entertainment, events and activities. *Please refer to our premium services brochure for more details.
Sense of community
Cooinda is committed to providing each resident with a sense of belonging. Within a large facility, it’s especially important to treat everyone as a person, not a patient. The culture at Cooinda is filled with heart, which spurs genuine friendships among residents and staff. *Please refer to our premium services brochure for more details.
In person + video calls
Family and friends may visit Cooinda 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. *Please note this is an additional service; refer to our premium services brochure for more details.
Explanation of fees at Cooinda
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:
$425,000 Standard room
$525,000 Premium room
$550,000 Premium - Balcony
$550,000 Deluxe room
RAD = Refundable Accommodation Deposit
Fully refundable when you leave the home.
$94.90 Standard room
$117.23 Premium room
$122.81 Premium - Balcony
$122.81 Deluxe 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 $212,500
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $47.45
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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