RM Begg aged care home is located: 27-35 Epping Street, Kyneton VIC 3444 • Tel: (03) 5421 3600

Designed to feel like home

RM Begg offers 90 well-appointed private rooms featuring expansive ensuites, built-in wardrobes, and in-room amenities like telephones and high-speed internet access. Residents can relish the refined ambiance of both private and semi-private indoor and outdoor areas. Additionally, the property boasts exquisite gardens, inviting courtyards, and picturesque walking paths that wind their way through the premises.

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Standard Room

Standard single room with private ensuite.
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Standard Room

Shared ensuite

Standard single room with shared ensuite.

All rooms feature:

  • Built in wardrobe
  • Ensuite
  • Garden views
  • Warm, natural light and spacious rooms
  • Wi-Fi (premium service)
  • Private telephone
  • TV wall brackets fitted and access to cable TV
  • Latest nurse call system and resident monitoring
  • Movement-detecting lighting in bathrooms
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Recreation room • Courtyard • Lounge & sitting area • Library • Garden • Private dining room • Comfortable and cosy retreat areas • Self-serve coffee shop • On-site and street parking • Local bus stop directly outside the facility

Attending to every need

Having a dependable team available on call, 24 hours a day means residents and their families can rest easy. Our team is composed of top quality clinical staff and specialists, including registered nurses and personal care assistants to assist with activities of daily living. RM Begg's aged care offers comprehensive continuing care, including:
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Residential aged care
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Palliative care
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Respite care
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Retirement Living Units

Services + Amenities

Personal care assistants help with day-to-day functions like dressing, daily hygiene and grooming, laundry, rubbish removal. Assistance with mail handling, cash trust account and shopping. Volunteer-operated on-site shop and trolley to high care residents.

Experienced team

With a skilled, dependable staff looking after every detail, our residents receive the quality care they want and deserve.

  • Registered nurses (24 hours/day)
  • Personal care assistants (dressing, hygienic care and more)
  • Housekeeping services (cleaning, laundry)
  • Pastoral Care - on-site church services by a variety of clergy
  • Hairdressing in our in-house salon
  • Daily newspaper delivery
  • Short day-outings for morning or afternoon tea as well as longer trips for lunch
  • Daily cleaning of all residents’ private rooms
  • RMB's own bus for outings
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Tailored services

Beyond assistance with activities of daily living, further services accommodate specific needs of residents, such as:

  • Counseling, Activities (In-house and External)
  • Psychologist
  • Diabetes Educator
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Clinical Care
  • Continence Management
  • Wound Management
  • Podiatrist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Dietician
  • Accredited Pharmacist
  • Consulting GP's
  • Aged Persons Mental Health Team
  • Dentist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Optometrist
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Well-balanced, delicious, nutritious, home-style meals cooked in-house (with special dietary needs catered for). *Please refer to our premium services brochure for more details.

  • Prepared fresh, on site
  • Healthy and well balanced
  • Special dietary requirements accommodated
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Activities + excursions

At RM Begg, we encourage and organise short day-outings for morning or afternoon tea as well as longer trips for lunch. There are stimulating activity programs including group exercise, indoor bowls, mini golf, movies, music therapy, dementia specific activities, bingo, gardening, cooking; involving both staff and volunteers and tai chi as well as regular visiting on-site entertainment that residents look forward to.

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Sense of community

Aged care caters to older people’s physical and mental requirements, and emotional needs too. Companionship with people of the same age is a welcome and rewarding benefit. Here, people can live out a purpose-filled life free from stigma or judgement.

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In person + video calls

Family and friends may visit RM Begg 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.

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Explanation of fees at RM Begg

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:

$550,000 Standard - shared ensuite room

$550,000 Standard room

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

Option 2: DAP

Daily payments:

$125.67 Standard - shared ensuite room

$125.67 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 $275,000
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $62.84

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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 RM Begg, 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.

Robyn Barker 03 5421 3600

Robyn Barker
03 5421 3600

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