7 Mair Street
VIC 3186

Phone: 03 9599 4000

Email: enquiries@japara.com.au

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About Elanora

Our Elanora home is only a short stroll to beautiful Brighton Beach with stunning views across the bay, providing the ideal care environment for Bayside residents. We also have a memory support unit dedicated to assisting those living with dementia.

Elanora is a premium residence and the Mahogany Lounge is our main dining area where residents come together to socialise and enjoy activities with other residents and families. Private dining rooms are also available for a family birthday or quiet get together, and there are several tranquil sitting rooms available for listening to music, reading and looking out onto the bay. Enjoy our fragrant gardens with manicured lawn, fountains and our numerous courtyard gardens, with all of them having wheelchair access.



  • 24 hour care, with Registered Nurses onsite 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Specialised environment for those living with dementia
  • Palliative care
  • Caring, committed, compassionate staff
  • Individualised care and therapy plans
  • Respite and permanent care available
  • Your own doctor or specialist
  • Chef cooked & prepared nutritious and delicious meals


  • Private or shared room accommodation available
  • Relaxing day rooms, lounges and dining areas
  • Beautiful courtyards and gardens
  • Library, internet, and reading room
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Panoramic views across bay from upstairs

Activities and services

  • Personalised lifestyle program, 7 days a week
  • Regular group and individual outings and community activities
  • Aromatherapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Audiometry and audiology
  • Dental technician and dentist
  • Optometrist
  • Physiotherapy and physio-aides
  • Podiatry
  • Speech therapy
  • Hairdressing/manicurist
  • Close relationships with Brighton community members
  • Spiritual and pastoral guidance
  • Signature by Japara Gold & Silver packages available
  • Signature by Japara Wellness Package available

Fees and charges

Description RAD DAP*

Shared bathrooms, accommodation or both.

$310,000 $48.58

Private accommodation with private ensuite.

$420,000 - $450,000 $65.82 - $70.52

Private accommodation with private ensuite situated in a premium location close to centralised amenities.

$550,000 $86.19

Private accommodation with private ensuite. Rooms feature beautiful views across to Port Phillip Bay and the
Mornington Peninsula.

$800,000 - $1,200,000 $125.37 - $188.05

*As at 1 January 2018

What are these fees and charges?

RAD stands for Refundable Accommodation Deposit. It is a lump sum payment to the aged care provider. The full RAD amount is refunded upon departure of the facility and is 100% guaranteed by the government.

DAP stands for Daily Accommodation Payment. As an alternative to paying your Accommodation Payment as a lump sum, you can pay periodic payments, which are based on a daily fee and billed monthly. The DAP is not refundable when you leave the aged care home. The DAP amount is based on the Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR), which is set by the government, and the agreed price of the room/suite you are interested in.

Daily Accommodation Payments (DAP) are calculated based on the government set Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR). As at 1 January 2018, the MPIR is 5.72%.

To calculate the equivalent DAP, multiply the Refundable Accommodation Deposit by the MPIR and divide by 365 for the daily rate. For a combination RAD/DAP payment, multiply the remainder of the RAD by the MPIR and divide by 365. For example, the DAP on 50% of a $350,000 RAD is determined by: [(50% x $350,000) x MPIR]/365 = ($175,000 X 5.72%)/ 365 = $27.42 per day.

Additional fees that may apply:

  • The above accommodation charges do not apply to concessional/fully supported residents.
  • The government-set Daily Care Fee is in addition to the above accommodation charges, and is currently set at $49.42
  • Other government charges, such as the Means Tested Care Fee, may apply. Please speak with the Manager for further information.

DAP calculator


How much can you pay outright?

Part-payment deposit

How much can you optionally contribute? (Based on current MPIR of 5.72%)

Daily Accomodation Payment

Based on the asking RAD of $310,000 and an optional part payment deposit of $0, the DAP is $48.58. This DAP calculation is to be used as a guide only. Read more about fees and charges to understand how this is calculated.

Read more about fees and charges or visit the Australian Government’s Ageing and Aged Care website to learn about fees, charges and payments.


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