With Mount Hope and Pyramid Hill as a remarkable backdrop, this home’s secluded location within town is maintained by its impressive gardens and greenspace.
All secure units, suitable for dementia.
Our team consists of clinical staff and specialists including registered nurses and personal care assistants available on-call, 24-hours a day. A social care team deals with activities and therapy. Team members are passionate, caring and friendly and go above and beyond to build a genuine rapport with residents.
We offer one of the most comprehensive ranges of services including:
- Residential aged care
- Palliative care
- Secure dementia care
- Respite care
With attention to the complete health and wellbeing of our residents, the services we offer combine specialist care with quality of life. Beyond our standard care offerings, further services accommodate specific needs of residents.
Dedicated specialists like physiotherapists, podiatrists and optometrists are available upon request and make frequent visits. Hairdressers come in weekly and are available by appointment.
Food & Diet
Healthy and balanced meal choices are always available and prepared on-site. Meals can also be tailored to fit any dietary requirements. Fresh food arrives throughout the week and is provided locally through the Oscar Hospitality Program.
Activities & Excursions
Daily activities and games are organised by the lifestyle and leisure team, with residents asked what they’d like to do on a regular basis. Bus transportation is able for excursions to nearby areas of interest like Pyramid Hill.
Entering aged care can present a significant lifestyle change for some people and may seem complicated. So before becoming a Pyramid Hill resident, it is important you and your loved ones make the best decisions regarding your aged care. For prospective residents, we’ve detailed the key steps involved here.
How much will it cost?
orWhat is RAD
|24 Hour Registered Nurse|
|On-site Physiotherapy & Podiatry|
|Built in Wardrobe|
|Premium Furniture and Fittings|
|Modern Electric Bed|
|Recreation Room Access|
|Courtyard and Outdoor Access|
|Lounge and Sitting Area Access|
|Smoke and Heat Detectors|
|Fire Sprinkler System|
|Secure Dementia Area Available|
Basic Daily Fee
A daily care fee is used to contribute towards your day-to-day living costs such as meals, cleaning, laundry, heating and cooling. It is part of the overall fees you pay towards your care. The daily care fee increases on 20 March and 20 September each year in line with changes to the Age Pension.
The basic daily fee is 85% of the single person rate of the basic age pension. From 20 September 2018, the single rate of the basic age pension is $834.40 per fortnight, making the basic daily fee (from 20 September to 19 March 2019):
$50.66 per day; or
$709.24 per fortnight
This amount is indexed with the age pension. This applies even if you are a member of a couple.
Means-tested Care Fee
A contribution to care fee is paid to the federal government where a person is in a financial position to do so. The cost (if any) of a person’s Contribution to Care Fee is dependent on their financial situation and is determined by the government. Please note the government have a lifetime cap on this fee.