A history steeped in good will + compassion
Good living after retirement through a continuum of care
Services + Amenities
Our skilled, compassionate staff holds a commitment dear to their hearts: to make growing older meaningful for every individual. They competently look after every detail to ensure quality of care.
- Registered nurses (24 hours/day)
- Housekeeping services (cleaning, rubbish removal)
- • Hairdresser and personal care assistants (dressing, hygienic care and more)
St John’s is a people-focused organisation that recognises each person’s specific needs. Dedicated specialists, available by appointment and who visit frequently, provide helpful relief for residents and their families.
- Speech pathologists
- Hearing specialists
A nutritious meal can be tasty, too. Our chef makes sure residents never get bored with what’s on the menu. *Please refer to our premium services brochure for more details.
- Three meals daily, including two hot meals
- Prepared fresh, on site
- Seasonally rotated menu
- Healthy and well balanced
- Special dietary requirements accommodated
Activities + excursions
Engaging activities designed for older people are held daily. We offer art therapy, indoor bowls, memory/word games, Tai Chi and more. There are outings for meals and events, and a workshop group is held weekly. Residents with a green thumb can tend to their own vegetable garden. *Please refer to our premium services brochure for more details.
Sense of community
St John’s is committed to providing older people with a sense of belonging. In addition to our daily activities, we schedule a happy hour and trolley rides to shopping areas. These stimulate activity and social interaction, which is so helpful as we age. *Please refer to our premium services brochure for more details.
In person + video calls
Family and friends may visit St John’s 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 St John’s
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:
$375,000 Standard room
$500,000 Premium room
$550,000 Deluxe room
RAD = Refundable Accommodation Deposit
Fully refundable when you leave the home.
$83.73 Standard room
$111.64 Premium room
$122.81 Deluxe 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 $187,500
and 50% daily payment (DAP) of $41.87
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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