Emergency Information

The Australian Government pays for the bulk of aged care services in Australia through subsidies paid directly to aged care providers. Consumers are required to contribute to costs where they are financially able to do so.

There are three main fees applicable to residents of Aged Care:

Fees and Charges

Description

 Rate as at 20th March 2019

Basic Daily Care Fee

This fee is set by the Australian Government and is the equivalent of 85% of the single Aged Pension.

 

$51.21 per day

Accommodation Payment –

Option 1 Refundable Accommodation Payment (RAD)

 

A one-off lump sum that is fully refundable on departure from Morrie Evans Wing.

$325,000

 

 

Accommodation Payment –

Option 2

Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

 

A daily payment in lieu of the lump sum deposit, calculated at the maximum permissible interest rate (MPIR) set by the Australian Government. 

5.96%

 

 

$53.07 per day

Means Tested Care Fee

Based on an income and assets assessment conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services.

As determined by the Government.

 

We recommend that you seek independent financial advice in the completion of this documentation.

 

 

Accommodation types

We now offer four different types of accommodation to suit your tastes and budget. All rooms receive the same high quality, excellent care and services that Morrie Evans Wing is known for (as listed above). The differences in the types of accommodation are only as listed under the following four options

The 4 options are:

Single Room with Private Ensuite

  • Modern renovated, spacious room with private ensuite for a sole occupant.
  • Quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
  • TV connection and access to the internet.
  • There are 18 square meters of space (excluding the ensuite) with ample built in storage and extra room for a resident's own personal touch.
  • Modern spacious ensuite for easy manoeuvrability to assist with care needs.
  • Price:
    • Maximum refundable deposit $325,000.00 or
    • Maximum daily payments of $59.03 or
    • A combination of both.
      • Example of a combination payment for this room:
      • 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $162,500.00 and
      • 50% of the price by daily payments of $29.51

Single Room without Ensuite

  • Comfortable single occupancy room with access to a shared bathroom.
  • Quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
  • There are 14 square meters of space, with garden views from large full room width and height windows.
  • Ample storage and a private wash basin. TV connection and access to the internet.
  • Price:
    • Maximum refundable deposit $275,000.00 or
    • Maximum daily payments of $49.95 or
    • A combination of both.
      • Example of a combination payment for this room:
      • 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $137,500.00 and
      • 50% of the price by daily payments of $24.97

Shared Room with Private Ensuite

  • Modern renovated, spacious room with private ensuite for a two occupants.
  • Quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
  • TV connection and access to the internet.
  • There are 20 square meters of space (excluding the ensuite) with ample built in storage and extra room for a resident's own personal touch.
  • Modern spacious ensuite for easy manoeuvrability to assist with care needs.
  • Price:
    • Maximum refundable deposit $300,000.00 or
    • Maximum daily payments of $54.49 or
    • A combination of both.
      • Example of a combination payment for this room:
      • 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $150,500.00 and
      • 50% of the price by daily payments of $27.24

Shared Room without Ensuite

  • Comfortable two to four occupant room with access to a shared bathroom.
  • Quality fixtures and fittings throughout.
  • There are 20 to 40 square meters of space, with garden views from large full room width and height windows.
  • Ample storage.
  • TV connection and access to the internet.
  • Large bathrooms with space to enable easy access and assistance for care needs.
  • Price:
    • Maximum refundable deposit $250,000.00 or
    • Maximum daily payments of $45.41 or
    • A combination of both.
      • Example of a combination payment for this room:
      • 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $125,000.00 and
      • 50% of the price by daily payments of $22.70