Derwent Views (formerly Freemasons) aged care home is located: 7 Ballawinnie Road, Lindisfarne TAS 7015 • Tel: 03 6282 5200

Relax among friends in a beautiful setting

Situated in Lindisfarne, Derwent Views Home is just a quick stroll from the beautiful Derwent foreshore and its walking tracks. Relax in our spacious outdoor areas filled with plants and flowers – they’re a sanctuary where you can sit and enjoy the sun. If you feel like relaxing inside, hunt down your next favourite book in our well-stocked library – complete with comfy chairs!

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Standard Room

Our Standard rooms provide a comfortable and private space to call your own. Each room comes complete with views to surrounding serene gardens, or to quiet and regularly maintained inner courtyards.
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Classic Room

Our Classic rooms are spacious, with some rooms offering surrounding gardens, or inner courtyard or neighbouring suburb views.
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Premium Room

Premium rooms offer the best of both worlds, some with picturesque views and floor-to-ceiling cabinetry with plenty of storage space, plus space for a bar fridge.

All rooms feature:

  • Ensuite
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Courtyard • Garden

A range of aged care services at Derwent Views

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Residential aged care
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Palliative care
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Respite care
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Full-time foot nurse
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Part-time pharmacist

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Amenities you can enjoy at Derwent Views

Experienced team

Our staff is dedicated and trained to work under pressure, to best care and support our residents.

  • Registered nurses (24 hours/day)
  • Personal care assistants (dressing, hygienic care and more)
  • Housekeeping services (cleaning, laundry)
  • Pet therapy
  • Audrey’s Bar open Friday afternoon
  • Chats Café | Everyone welcome | Open Tuesday, Wednesday and every second Saturday from 10.30am to 3pm
  • School visits and collaborative projects with Mt Carmel College and Bellerive Primary School
  • Monthly resident meeting
  • Accessible outdoor courtyards and gardens
  • Men’s group discussions and outings
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Tailored services

Our team arranges special activities designed to inspire interest and participation. Residents also have frequent visits from specialists, such as:

  • Pharmacists
  • Foot nurse
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Nutrition

Our chefs provide nutritious meals using only the freshest ingredients. Enjoy freshly cooked meals by qualified chefs and expert kitchen staff, seven days a week.

  • Prepared fresh, on site
  • Healthy and well balanced
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Activities + excursions

We have key staff members and skilled facilitators to support residents to be as independent as possible. A tailored activities program is developed around each of our resident’s recreation, spiritual and leisure interests including interactions with the wider local community, organisations and schools.

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Sense of community

From school visits and collaborative projects with Mt Carmel College and Bellerive Primary School, men’s group discussions and outings, to mingling at Chats Café or Audrey's Bar, you'll enjoy over 40+ activities held each week at Derwent Views.

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Explanation of fees at Derwent Views (formerly Freemasons)

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:

$32,331.00

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Your assets are below:

$58,500.00

You pay full if:

Your income is greater than:

$62,332.40

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Your assets are greater than:

$197,735.20

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:

$450,000 Standard room

$500,000 Deluxe room

$550,000 Premium room

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

Option 2: DAP

Daily payments:

$103.32 Standard room

$114.79 Deluxe room

$126.27 Premium 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 $225,000
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $51.66

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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:

$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.

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 $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

A word to prospective residents

Before becoming a resident at Derwent Views (formerly Freemasons), 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.

To set up an in-home consultation, please reach out to our Customer Relationship Consultant.

Shirley Balwin 0436 937 690

Shirley Balwin
0436 937 690

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