Become part of a caring community
- Modern construction
- Built in wardrobe
- Electric bed
- Wifi access
- Smoke & heat detectors
- Fire sprinkler system
- Ceiling Fan
- Individually controlled heating in both bedroom and ensuite
Recreation room • Courtyard • Lounge & sitting area • Chapel • Physiotherapy room • Tea rooms
A full spectrum of aged care services at Mitchell House
Services + Amenities
Rest easy every day. Our committed, passionate team is available around the clock.
- Registered nurses (24 hours/day)
- Personal care assistants (dressing, hygienic care and more)
- Housekeeping services (cleaning, laundry)
Residents have frequent visits from specialists such as:
- Speech therapists
Our chefs provide nutritious meals using only the freshest ingredients offering a continental breakfast, two meals choices for lunch and dinner, and access to tea and coffee and refreshments throughout the day.
- Three meals daily, including two hot meals
- Prepared fresh, on site
- Healthy and well balanced
- Four week menu rotation
- Alternative offerings available
- Menu reflects cultural demographics
- Utlising local and seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables
Activities + excursions
Our Leisure and Lifestyle team arranges special activities designed to inspire interest and participation. Keeping social and active is a mainstay for healthy living. Our team coordinates a robust social calendar of entertainment, events and activities. Trips to nearby points of interest are easy, thanks to dedicated bus and vehicle options. The Facility's bus is accessible from within the building ensuring all weather access. The bus is utilised by residents for weekly trips to the local shopping complex and other planned outings.
Sense of community
Residents of Mitchell House are seen as people not patients. Here, people feel a sense of belonging and can build fruitful friendships. Our location is in proximity to the town centre, which allows us to extend our involvement within the greater local community.
In person + video calls
Family and friends may visit Mitchell House 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.
A dedicated Consulting room with computer and internet, is provided for all visiting Medical Officers.
Explanation of fees at Mitchell House
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:
$250,000 Standard room
$300,000 Deluxe room
$350,000 Premium room
$400,000 Superior room
RAD = Refundable Accommodation Deposit
Fully refundable when you leave the home.
$55.82 Standard room
$66.99 Deluxe room
$78.15 Premium room
$89.32 Superior 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 $125,000
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $27.91
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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