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We take a life story approach.

Ballan District Health & Care’s residential aged care services offer a supported living environment within a beautiful country town setting. Knowing about you helps us to offer activities and services that are likely to suit you and assist you in maintaining an active and rewarding life.

Our experienced and supportive staff members provide 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, personalised, quality support for aged care residents. We value and respect the individual needs of residents and encourage each resident to maintain independence wherever possible.

Please see below for accomodation options and fee arrangements. If you would like more information or a tour of the facility, please call (03) 5368 1100 to speak with the Aged Care Manager.

 

Accommodation options and support

Ballan District Health & Care provides residential aged care within a facility that offers wrap-around services, including:

Accommodation fees

If your income and assets are over a certain amount you have the option to pay a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) or a Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) or a combination of both via a contractual agreement with Ballan District Health & Care.

If your income and assets are below a certain amount, the Australian Government will pay for part or all of your accommodation costs.

The Department of Human Services will inform you of the applicable Daily Accommodation Contribution you will be required to make if this is the case, which can be fully converted to a Refundable Accommodation Contribution (RAC) if desired.

The table below shows the four residential aged care room types available at Ballan District Health & Care and the maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) and the Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) you may be asked to pay.

To enquire about examples of combined RAD and DAP accommodation fee arrangements, please contact our Aged Care Manager on (03) 5368 1100.

Room
Type

Maximum Occupancy

Maximum
RAD
Maximum
DAP
Single Room with ensuite

1

$400,000

$65.32

Single Room – shared bathroom

1

$350,000

$57.15

Single Room – no ensuite

1

$320,000

$52.25

Shared room

1

$256,000

$41.80

 

Care fees

The care fees at Ballan District Health & Care are set by the Australian Government and change bi-annually. Depending upon your circumstances and your particular needs, there can be other fees and out of pocket expenses associated with residential aged care. For more information about the cost of care at Ballan District Health & Care, please call the Aged Care Manager on (03) 5368 1100. For Australian Government information about aged care fees, visit My Aged Care.

Last updated: 5 July 2018