Aged Care

Mt View Residential Aged Care Service (RACS)

Mt.View Residential Care facility is located at the Health services Terang campus which is 2 hours and 30 minutes south west of Melbourne Victoria. Mt.View is a purpose-built, 15 bed facility providing high-level residential care to members of the community who require 24-hour professional nursing care.

 

  • On site 24-hour qualified registered and medication endorsed enrolled nurses
  • Security monitoring
  • Choice of Doctor and health care professionals
  • Close proximity to Medical Clinics
  • Access to Allied health services (physiotherapist, dietitian, speech pathology, diabetes nurse educator, social worker, and podiatry)
  • On-site hairdressing service
  • Pastoral Care services
  • In-house laundry and catering service
  • Individualised recreational and lifestyle programs with fully qualified staff
  • Recently refurbished facility
  • Sun deck with outdoor entertaining area
  • Accessible gardens
  • Short walk into the centre of town, where an array of shops and local businesses boast every service for your convenience.

 

As is expected of such a long-established facility you will feel as though you are entering a calm and welcoming home-like environment. Residents are provided with a large open lounge area that is separate from the dining space to provide a calming home-like experience, it is comfortably furnished with individual recliner chairs and couches, and large LCD TV screen for ease of viewing, or residents may prefer to utilise quieter sitting rooms. We pride ourselves on the facility’s high standard of cleanliness ensuring each room exceeds infection control and cleaning standards adding to the outstanding ambiance of the home.

 

Feel free to stroll and relax through our private and secure outdoor garden areas that incorporate sweeping, uninterrupted views of the western district plains, volcanic mounts and the Terang Racecourse. The recently landscaped garden with intertwining Tuscan paths provide residents with the accessibility to enjoy the garden and views at their own leisure. The established trees, manicured gardens and raised garden beds provide peaceful retreats for residents to find their sense of being and engage in purposeful living.

 

Each resident is provided with an individualised recreational and lifestyle program based on their needs and preferences. Programs are designed alongside the resident and their families to ensure they are resident-focused to provide meaningful and purposeful living. We value the importance of community engagement for residents. By working alongside the community to ensure residents are able to continue to actively participate in the community during their stay in residential care. Lifestyle programs are organised seven days a week by qualified staff to ensure activities are not only appropriately structured but sympathetic to individual needs. Some examples of programs provided at Mt.View are;

  • Pastoral care services
  • Community engagement with local primary and secondary schools
  • Community volunteers who assist with a variety of activities such as reading, gardening, cooking and friendly chats.
  • Regular bus outings in our facilities 12 seat minibus
  • Yoga
  • Music therapy
  • Pet therapy
  • Exercise programs

 

Fresh, home-style meals are made daily from our in-house catering department.  Meals are served in our large open dining areas or alternatively, there is a private dining room for residents and family, designed to make you feel relaxed and at home. Residents are provided with menu options to assist with their individualised needs and requirements.

Fees

Fees are payable for nursing home accommodation, living and nursing care services. Payment details can be discussed with Health Service staff or the Carelink Centre.

 

Accommodation Prices

Residential Accommodation Deposit (RAD) Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
Single Room with private ensuite $395,000 $43.50 per day
Single Room with shared ensuite $360,000 $39.65 per day

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable accommodation deposit, a daily payment, or a combination of both.

A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Combination payment example: An incoming resident may choose, for example, to pay 50% of their accommodation by a RAD and the other 50% through DAP. If this was the option chosen, then the resident would pay the prices outlined in the table below:

Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
Single Room $197,500 $21.75

Within the long-established Mount View Residential Aged Care Facility you will find a selection of generously sized bedrooms, each suited to the specific needs of the residents. With single rooms residents are able to relax and feel at home knowing that every room is designed for comfort, safety and security. All rooms are fitted with large robes and room for personal belongings. Residents are provided with either rooms looking over the quiet country landscapes or onto discreet courtyards, providing the occupant with not only a sense of privacy but also personal space.

 

 

Number and Type of Bedrooms:

Room Type Number of Rooms
Single Room With ensuite 9
Single Room With shared ensuite 6
Bedroom Size (Square Metres)
Average Bedroom Size – Single 16m2

 

Each room includes a spacious individual or shared ensuite bathroom which is fully equipped to provide for every resident’s needs.

Common Areas:

Dining Room Lounge Room Activities Room Outdoor Areas
Number 1 1 1 2 (Sun Deck & outdoor garden )
Size- m2 52.00 64.00 17.10 34.50

430

 

List of Services available to residents:

Bedroom Furnishings (supplied) Y/N
Bed/mattress Y
Overbed table Y
Bedside drawers (locked / not locked) Y
Wardrobe Y
Linen Y
Television Y
In-room Y
Communal Y
IT
Phone Y
Virtual visiting Y
WiFi Internet access Y
Resident computer access Y

Other Onsite Services:

Personal Services
Hairdressing Y
Full Hotel Services Y
Mail Y
Newspapers/magazines Y
Personal shopping N
Personal laundry Y
Mobile voting Y
Visiting hours Y
Activities Programs Y
Food Services
Menu selection Y
Medical & other Services (onsite)
Pathology Y
Reflexology N
Hydrotherapy Spa N
Dementia Specific Programs N
Pharmacy Y
Urgent Care Centre Y
Limited Radiology Service Y
Subacute programs Y
Dental services Y
Nail Therapist Y
Hearing services Y
Vision services Y
Allied Health Y
Visiting GPs Y
Visiting medical specialists N
Community services
School visiting program Y
Pastoral Care program Y
Visiting Pets Y
Library N
Other (specify):

For enquiries, please contact:

Jessica Payne, Aged Care Nurse Unit Manager, Tel: (03) 5592 0258 or email jpayne@tmhs.vic.gov.au

or

Brendan Williams, Administration Manager, Tel: (03) 5592 0222 or email bwilliams@tmhs.vic.gov.au

 

Respite Care

Please note – we are currently unable to provide respite care services.

Respite care is a service provided to carers who care for members of the community that require assistance with health or mobility. Respite care enables carers to take holidays or other leave by providing short term residential care for the individual in need.

For more information about Respite Care contact:

Barwon South West Region Commonwealth Carelink Centre
78a Fairy Street
Warrnambool 3280
Freecall: 1800 052 222