Skye Lodge is adjacent to the Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club and very close to a community hub of shops and services, beaches, and health services.
This new modern residence is positioned near the beach, catching the afternoon sea breezes in the beautifully created outdoor living environment. Modern and extensive living spaces provide for all needs.
The Clinical and Care Structure at Skye Lodge is led by a Director of Nursing. The Management team includes Clinical Care Coordinators, Quality and Education Coordinator, AN-ACC Coordinator, Clinical Team Leaders for each community for daily operations and the coordination of clinical care. Registered Nurses are on site providing care provision 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Skye Lodge has six discrete communities providing for all the care needs of residents, each with a spacious lounge, dining and separate living zones for residents, family and friends to enjoy.
Each private bedroom is large with an ensuite, providing privacy and comfort for all levels of care needs.
Beyond natural and luxurious surroundings, your loved one will be supported by the community model of care which has a strong focus on qualified and experienced staff with extensive knowledge in aged care in Frankston.
Each community unit has dedicated staff rostered to provide consistency in care, this supports residents and staff to partner in care and create strong relationships.
The Skye Lodge building covers approximately 2150 square metres per floor and comprises of 4 levels including; a basement carpark (incorporating 38 car parking spaces), along with a commercial kitchen and laundry and 3 levels of aged care living comprising of 2 passenger lifts, an administration hub, separate cafe, a hairdresser and a large multi purpose function area that can be utilised by staff, visitors and for resident activities.
Of the resident bedrooms, 7 are accessible bariatric bedrooms with ensuites, fitted with lifting equipment and other disability features. There are multiple resident dining and lounge facilities on all resident levels, along with 3 large east and west facing balconies on each level.
The building incorporates the following energy efficiency features comprising a 90 kilowatt solar powered photo voltaic system and a rainwater storage tank system for on site laundry use. This building meets all of the required current thermal efficiency building regulations.
175 McMahons Road Frankston 3199 Victoria
Residents: 140 Rooms
Type: Commonwealth Regulated and Subsidised
Provider: Autumn Aged Care
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