BlueCross Silverwood

TEMPLESTOWE  VIC

Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

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BlueCross Silverwood - 105 Porter Street TEMPLESTOWE 3106


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BlueCross Silverwood



Located adjacent to the beautiful Westerfolds Park and the Yarra River, BlueCross Silverwood offers a comfortable and friendly environment for those looking for quality aged care.

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Bluecross Silverwood features shared spaces across three levels including a dining room and a welcoming common lounge with gas fireplace, flat screen television and comfortable seats. For quieter moments, there are also two smaller lounges for your relaxation.

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Other amenities include a billiards room with bar, self-serve kitchenettes, a cosy lounge area with games console, a computer with internet access and a well-stocked library. If you like the outdoors, the landscaped courtyard at the heart of the residence is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine and breathe in the fresh air.

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At BlueCross Silverwood, every room is tastefully and simply decorated to allow for individual taste. Each room comes fitted with:

  • Television connection
  • Telephone connection
  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Streetscape views
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Residents have plenty of opportunity to host their friends and families in the contained courtyard with BBQ area or the multiple small lounge areas with kitchenettes and tea and coffee making kits. On the second floor there is a sunny conservatory used for activities and a large outdoor terrace with sweeping views of the leafy trees and colourful rose garden.

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Residents’ independence and dignity is the foremost priority at Silverwood. Leisure and lifestyle programs are coordinated to meet individual preferences as well as encourage group engagement. Weekly bus trips to local shopping precincts and monthly outings to nearby eateries are conducted to promote connectivity with the Templestowe community.

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To keep residents looking and feeling their best, these additional services are also available:

  • Hairdressing
  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Optometry
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Meals

Lunch and dinner takes place in the plush dining room. All meals are prepared daily with fresh produce by the qualified chef. Breakfast is served conveniently to residents’ own suites. All dietary requirements are adhered to.

Planned and responsive respite options are available to relieve families under pressure.

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105 Porter Street , TEMPLESTOWE , 3106, VIC

Beds: 61

Private Incorporated Body

Service Provider: Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

BlueCross Silverwood
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

MPIR increasing to 8.36%

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Aged Care Star Rating System


Where can I find the Star Ratings?

From , the Government has started to use the STAR RATING system for registered aged care homes (new homes will be allocated a Star Rating after 12 months of operation).

Star Ratings are displayed on the Aged Care Provider Search within the My Aged Care website.

The Star Rating is based upon 5 levels with the middle rating denoting only a minimum baseline of ‘Acceptable’ care quality and services.


Continuous Improvement

The Star Rating System has revealed that 41 % of aged care homes are performing at a 5-star (excellent) or 4-star (good) level.

Star Ratings also reveal that astonishingly 5 % are performing below the minimum standards set, receiving a dismal and disturbing (Improvement Needed) or (Significant Improvement Needed) Star Rating.


Star Rating Support

We support full public disclosure of those aged care homes that are making the effort to exceed the regulated standards and community expectations.

We also support the naming of aged care homes that do not currently provide quality levels of aged care services to the frail elderly and vulnerable members of our community.

The Star Rating system is a key component of the aim for continuous improvement to our aged care system.


Total Homes in each Star Rating level



Excellent
54 homes
2.16 %



Good
964 homes
38.56 %



Acceptable
1357 homes
54.28 %



Improvement Needed
119 homes
4.76 %



Major Improvement
6 homes
0.24 %


TOTAL Homes

2500

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