Cardinia Community Aged Care Officer

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Signature Care Pty Ltd


Cardinia Community Aged Care in Officer

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The Cardinia Community Aged Care home has a person-centred approach. They provide 24/7 Registered Nurse clinical care as well as personal care by qualified PCA staff; delicious and nutritious in-house catering and a diverse lifestyle program which utilises the movie theatre room, café, library and extensive outdoor areas and gazebos.

In addition, residents at the home have access to a wellness studio for doctor and allied health consultations as well as a hairdressing salon for beauty treatments and a formal dining room to celebrate special milestones with family and friends.

  • Large private bedrooms and ensuites
  • Interconnecting rooms for couples
  • Dedicated general dementia and memory support wing
  • Respite care available

The management of Cardinia Community Aged Care have many decades of experience, from clinical care and lifestyle activities to quality hotel services.

Moving into residential aged care is a major event in any person’s life journey and it can be a stressful time for the carer's and family. Cardinia Community does its utmost to assist the new resident through the initial period of adjustment by developing a relationship of ongoing communication between you, your family and the staff.

There is a lot of information to be absorbed and sometimes this can be overwhelming. Cardinia Community hope that they are able to answer many of the questions that you or your family might have and help you quickly make the transition to settle to your new home at Cardinia Community.

Care Services

  • 24/7 Registered Nurse coverage
  • Certificate III qualified Personal Care Workers
  • Respite care
  • Ageing in place
  • Dementia care in secure wings
  • Palliative care
  • Electronic care planning and medication management
  • Regular care consultations and care-plan review
  • Large wall-mounted smart TVs in every bedroom

Cardinia Community Aged Care - Features

  • 24/7 registered nurses
  • Permanent, respite care, high level and dementia care
  • Large single rooms with private ensuite and patio
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning
  • Regular care consultations and care plan review
  • Physiotherapy and wellness studios
  • Recreation and lifestyle programs
  • Delicious meals cooked fresh on site daily
  • Private dining room
  • Cinema room
  • Piano lounge and billiard room
  • Library and craft rooms
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Children's playground
  • Café
  • WiFi enabled home
  • Covid-19 risk mitigation strategies in place

Front Entrance

Cardinia Community Aged Care - Front Entrance

Dining Room

Cardinia Community Aged Care - Dining Room

Meals are prepared fresh on-site from a dietician-approved seasonal menu that caters for resident preferences and allergies including texture modified diets and cultural requirements where possible. Whilst residents are encouraged to socialise and experience the meal service in the dining rooms with friends and family, room-service can also be arranged to resident’s individual rooms where preferred or for health-related circumstances.


Living Room

Cardinia Community Aged Care - Living Room

Throughout the home you will find spacious lounge areas, libraries, craft rooms, games areas and multi-purpose areas such as movie theatre, music/piano area, billiard table and café which have been designed to promote socialisation with friends and family.


Bed Room

Cardinia Community Aged Care - Bedroom

All of the rooms are single bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom, with some variance in size. Provided in every room is a king single, electric hi-low bed with hand and foot controller and specialised pressure care mattress; nurse call; individually-controlled air conditioning and heating; and wall-mounted smart TV.


Lifestyle Options

Cardinia Community Aged Care - Lifestyle Options

The Cardinia Community Leisure and Lifestyle team seek to gain an insight into the residents’ connection to lifestyle choices and ensure that their social history, interests, cultural and religious needs, skills, capacity and safety are reflected in their care plans.

Relatives and their families are encouraged to attend activities as part of the Leisure and Lifestyle Program to support transitions and maintain positive connections in the residents’ lives.

The monthly Leisure and Lifestyle program focuses on group activities which promote connection, integration and socialising between residents, families and staff, whilst balancing risk management strategies.





Location



20A Tivendale Road Officer 3809

Residents: 190 Rooms

Type: Commonwealth Regulated and Subsidised

Provider: Signature Care


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DAP :$20.20 daily

Interest rate (MPIR) is: 8.38%pa
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MPIR increased to 8.38% pa

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

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Design and Construction

The Cardinia Community Aged Care facility has been designed and will be constructed by Croft Developments Pty Ltd. The aged care home is well advanced in the construction phase and is due for completion in November 2022.

This new aged care home will comprise a total of 190 beds arranged over a two storey construction with large, single rooms, as well as interconnected rooms suitable for couples.

The home will comprise spacious lounge rooms and servery kitchens so residents can choose their own meals, as well as a focus on activity programs and areas promoting independence.

The care levels offered will range from Respite Care through to Low Care, and Ageing in place to High Care, plus a separate secure dementia unit.

  • Construction is of concrete floors, concrete block and timber frame, together with tie downs and metal roof
  • The building is fully fitted with sprinklers , smoke detection, advance call nurse system. Fully addressable fire warning system and nurse call on both desk and ceiling mounted annunciators
  • A commercial laundry comprises high speed 3 x IPSO washing machines and 3 x Gas dryers
  • Design has been based on houses of 30-36 residents totalling 190 places. Each wing has its own nurses station, servery and dining area. There is a fully fitted production kitchen, providing food to large servery kitchens
  • 24 Hour nursing care in secure environment
  • Variety of room sizes, including twin or adjoining rooms for couples
  • Air Conditioning to all bedrooms and Lounge Rooms / Hallways
  • Café off the main entrance
  • Fixtures, fittings, floor coverings and furnishings of the highest industry standard
  • On-site kitchen & commercial laundry
  • Full CCTV security system and fully networked computer system
  • All bedrooms having Ensuite Bathroom and king single height adjustable electric hi-low beds
  • Spacious courtyards with non-slip concrete finish with shade sails / Gazebos and umbrellas
  • Hair-dressing room and Doctor’s room