BlueCross Silverwood

TEMPLESTOWE  VIC

Third Age Australia Pty Ltd

as at April 2022


BlueCross Silverwood
101-105 Porter Street TEMPLESTOWE 3106


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BlueCross Silverwood

BlueCross Silverwood Nursing Home

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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Are you considering respite care, convalescent care, or permanent care for your elderly loved one at BlueCross Silverwood ?

Or you may be seaching for an immediate vacancy at a similar aged care home close to TEMPLESTOWE ?

Aged Care Connect can provide an independant and experienced comparison of BlueCross Silverwood, including services delivered and the financials, in relation to other aged care homes around TEMPLESTOWE.

Aged Care Connect is a respected aged care placement service and can assist you immediately.

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101-105 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 4.07% on 1st April 2022

The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) will be increasing to 4.07% pa from 1st as at April 2022

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Covid-19 and the findings of the Royal Commission into Aged Care have increased awareness regarding quality services in aged care homes.

This has reinforced the benefit to seek independent and experienced assistance when placing your loved one into any aged care home.




Individualised Aged Care Placement Advice and Plan

An individual placement plan is developed for each of our family clients.

The placement plan contains detailed client requirements and family preferences, shortlist of suitable facilities and a timetable of work completed and planned to achieve the successful placement outcome.

Our family clients can request the current status of the tasks on the plan. This formal approach helps with communication between all interested parties, including social workers in the hospital.

We also request feedback from families of our services and where we can continually improve and revise our service for future family clients.




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Residential Aged Care

source: gen-agedcaredata.gov.au

886

Residential Care Providers

2695

Care Homes

207142

Care Beds

89.9

Avg. Occupancy %

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