Victoria Park Nursing Home – Kalgoorlie
Victoria Park Nursing Home is located at 1 Croesus Street, Kalgoorlie, WA, 6430.
Victoria Park Nursing Home caters for 22 residents in a heritage style, purpose built building which features bright and cheerful rooms.
The ground on which the facility now stands was originally a community park given the name Victoria Park in 1898 in memory of Queen Victoria. In 1968 the Victoria Park Aged Care Home was opened to the public by the Little Sisters of the Poor. The facility was upgraded in 1997 and Southern Cross Care took ownership in 2009.
The Kalgoorlie Hospital and Path West Kalgoorlie Laboratory are just over 1km away, with another medical centre the same distance. Victoria Park Nursing Home is within 300 metres of St Mary’s Catholic Church and only 1.5kms from Hannan Street and the Goldfields Highway. It is also co-located with Victoria Park Hostel and the onsite parking makes visiting convenient for family and friends.
Victoria Park Nursing Home provides short term respite accommodation, from one day to a number of weeks, providing peace of mind for carers. It can also be an important step in the smooth transition of the care recipient into permanent placement.
Winner of the Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award at the 2017 Regional Achievement & Community Awards
An important part of the fabric of Kalgoorlie, the Victoria Park Nursing Home has a library, hairdressing salon and kiosk for residents to enjoy, along with a unique onsite chapel which features a striking stained glass mural. The chapel provides a place for quiet reflection, or residents can attend the regular mass services.
The adjoining lounge areas are well maintained and furnished with occasional tables, display cabinets and bookcases. The windows in the lounge rooms provide an abundance of natural light as well as views of the landscaped gardens.
Our residents can participate in a number of activities in the activity room and have access to a library, card table, gym and piano. We also have a library, kiosk, hairdresser and a large screen TV with DVD player along with a collection of DVDs. A dental clinic has recently been added which offers state of the art dental care for the residents.
The outdoor garden area is well maintained with raised garden beds so residents can participate in gardening activities. There is also a covered patio, water feature and BBQ area, so our residents can enjoy the great outdoors all year round. Residents are also permitted to have small pets visit them in our home.
Victoria Park Nursing Home was purpose built for care with wide hallways, movement sensor lighting and within resident’s rooms, the ensuite is within sight line of the bed. All bedrooms, bathrooms and communal areas include emergency call bells.
Our outdoor areas provide our residents with a secure and safe environment where they can participate in a variety of activities.
Residential Aged Care Fees
When entering aged care, the Centrelink assessment of your assets and income determines what you may need to pay towards the cost of the accommodation and services. You may be asked to pay a basic daily fee, a means tested fee and an amount for your accommodation. The basic daily fee is to cover living expenses such as meals, power and laundry. The means tested care fee contributes to the cost of your care and you may also be asked to pay an accommodation contribution to either fully or partially cover the cost of your accommodation.
Paying for residential aged care can seem complex and we are here to help you navigate the options available to you based on your situation.
Payment Options Defined
Residents have a choice on how they wish to pay for their accommodation. Residents are required to complete a Centrelink assessment which determines eligibility for Government financial assistance for their accommodation.
- Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD), which is an upfront amount paid by a resident for entry into residential care, or
- Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP), which is a daily payment amount, or
- A combination of RAD and DAP, which is where a resident makes an upfront payment of a portion of the RAD and the remainder is paid as a DAP. For illustrative purposes, this has been shown in the table below as 50% RAD and 50% DAP.
The table below shows the RAD and DAP costs as well as the figures of a 50% RAD and 50% DAP.
Please note these figures relate to accommodation costs only.
There are a number of options or combinations in which to pay for accommodation atVictoria Park Nursing Home. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.