Blue Cross Community Care Services (Toorak) Pty Ltd
BlueCross The Gables - 629 Riversdale Road CAMBERWELL 3124
Nestled right in the heart of Camberwell, The Gables and its attentive team deliver a premium lifestyle experience for its residents, in an elegant family friendly environment.
The Gables’ generously proportioned day rooms, private dining, sitting rooms and corridors are luxuriously appointed, offering an inviting open plan feel for residents and families to enjoy.
Landscaped gardens have been carefully designed and maintained to offer secure yet easy access to stunning courtyards, as well as comfortable seating in a leafy tranquil setting.
Complete with elegant furnishings and specially designed aged care beds to ensure optimum comfort; telephone connection, TV and internet access are all standard.
Accommodation is accredited for its safety and accessibility, it is designed to feel warm and friendly. Pleasant lounge areas, dining rooms, courtyards and private function rooms are set amongst secure landscaped gardens that offer a welcome setting for social activities and family visits.
A team of trained carers, nurses and Nurse Practitioner are passionate about looking after the residents. Nurses supervise and provide around the clock care, ensuring optimum attention for your loved one. The Gables also offer in-house Allied Health services such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry and Day Spa treatments.
All cuisine is prepared in-house to the highest nutritional and hygiene standards, featuring a variety in hotel-style meal choices, with Dietitian prescribed menus and respect for dietary, cultural or religious requirements.
Residents are offered the choice to join in a range of group activities including gardening, exercise therapies, cooking and crafts. Residents can enjoy happy hours, high teas and regular outings where able. There is access to church services, library books, music and films.
Being located in the heart of Camberwell, BlueCross The Gables offers an elegant, classical style living environment that sets it apart from other residential homes.
The beautiful two-storey residence features multiple large communal lounges and cosy sitting areas for you to relax at your own pace.
Enjoy a book from the well-stocked library, unleash your creativity at the art studio or head to the onsite café for a cup of tea. If you like the outdoors, find a nice shaded spot in the landscaped courtyard to soak up the fresh air. There are also barbecue facilities available to enjoy an alfresco meal in warmer months.
Contemporary designed with superior furnishings and carpets, a private ensuite, TV, Foxtel and WiFi. Size 18 – 20 sqm
Offering a classic design style, the Premium suite also features garden views and superior furnishings and carpets, as well as a private ensuite, TV, Foxtel and WiFi. Size 18 – 20 sqm
This spacious suite offers a private courtyard in addition to all the inclusions of a Premium suite including superior furnishings and carpets, as well as a private full size bathroom, TV, Foxtel and WiFi. Size 18 – 22 sqm
There are a limited number of contemporary-designed spacious Deluxe suites. These include superior furnishings and carpets with a full sized bathroom, TV, Foxtel and WiFi. Size 24 – 31 sqm
The Premium double suite is classically-designed and extra spacious with room for twin beds if desired. It also features superior furnishings and carpets, as well as a private full size bathroom, TV, Foxtel and WiFi. Size 32 sqm
Do you need respite care, convalescent care, or permanent care for a loved one at BlueCross The Gables ?
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629 Riversdale Road , CAMBERWELL , 3124, VIC
Private Incorporated Body
Service Provider: Blue Cross Community Care Services (Toorak) Pty Ltd
BlueCross The Gables
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) has increased to 8.38% pa from
For a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) of $550,000 the equivalent Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) increases to $126.27 pd ($46,090 pa).
The Reserve Bank increased the cash rate again in November 2023, which has a flow-on impact to the MPIR. This is now the highest MPIR since January 2012 and more than double the MPIR that applied just a little over one year ago.
Also the refurbished Daily Accommodation Contribution (DAC) rate of $66.94 pd means an equivalent Refundable Accommodation Contribution (RAC) of $291,564. In June 2022 the RAC was $544,719, meaning that aged care homes that are “RAD-focused” are now less likely to look at fully supported residents if they have exceeded their 40% supported ratio, as the RAC has now dropped below $300,000.
The MPIR increase to 8.38% will have a major impact on residents as they enter an aged care home from
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.
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.
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.