Fred French aged care home is located: 9 Amy Road Newstead TAS 7250 • Tel: 03 6345 7100

Discover a caring + comforting home in Newstead

Fred French boasts modern space with light and airy rooms. Relax in our open outdoor areas – filled with plants and flowers, they’re a quiet place to sit and enjoy the sun. Enjoy life in your private and spacious room. Get a makeover or keep your current hairstlye looking sharp with our on-site salon.

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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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Deluxe Room

Our Deluxe rooms are spacious, with some rooms offering surrounding gardens, or inner courtyard or neighbouring suburb views. All rooms include a designated space for a bar fridge.
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Premium Room

Premium rooms offer the best of both worlds, with picturesque elevated views, floor to ceiling cabinetry with plenty of storage space, plus space for a bar fridge. Most also include a small study desk.

All rooms feature:

  • Modern construction
  • Ensuite
  • Garden views
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Courtyard • Garden

A range of aged care services at Fred French

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Residential aged care
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Respite care

Services + Amenities

Amenities you can enjoy at Fred French

Experienced team

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

  • Registered nurses (24 hours/day)
  • Pet therapy
  • Monthly resident meeting
  • Accessible outdoor courtyards and gardens
  • New outdoor green spaces and facilities to enjoy
  • Physiotherapy and pain management services
  • Vibrant lifestyle and leisure programs
  • School visits and collaborative projects with Scotch Oakburn College
  • Freshly-cooked meals by our cooks and expert kitchen staff, seven days a week
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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:

  • Physiotherapists
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Our cooks provide nutritious meals using only the freshest ingredients. Enjoy freshly cooked meals by our cooks 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 Scotch Oakburn College to vibrant lifestyle and leisure programs, you'll enjoy over lots of activities held regularly at Fred French.

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Explanation of fees at Fred French

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:


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Your assets are below:


You pay full if:

Your income is greater than:


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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:

Option 1: RAD

A lump sum payment:

Up to $430,000 Standard room

Up to $535,000 Deluxe room

Up to $550,000 Premium room

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

Option 2: DAP

Daily payments:

$98.25Standard room

$122.24 Deluxe room

$125.67 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 $215,000
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $49.13

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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:

A word to prospective residents

Before becoming a resident at Fred French, 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.

Tracey Grace 0499 606 609

Tracey Grace
0499 606 609

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