Designed to feel like home
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- Built in wardrobe
- 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
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
Services + Amenities
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
Beyond assistance with activities of daily living, further services accommodate specific needs of residents, such as:
- Counseling, Activities (In-house and External)
- Diabetes Educator
- Social Worker
- Speech Pathologist
- Clinical Care
- Continence Management
- Wound Management
- Accredited Pharmacist
- Consulting GP's
- Aged Persons Mental Health Team
- Massage Therapist
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
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.
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.
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.
Explanation of fees at RM Begg
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:
$550,000 Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
RAD = Refundable Accommodation Deposit
Fully refundable when you leave the home.
$122.81 Maximum DAP for a standard 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 $275,000
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $61.40
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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