George Vowell

Cnr Cobb Road & Nepean Highway
MT Eliza
VIC 3930

Phone: 1800 52 72 72

About George Vowell

  • Shared rooms with shared ensuite
  • Private rooms with shared ensuite
  • Private rooms with private ensuite
  • Secure environments for those living with dementia
Life at George Vowell is all about living large – from the 8-hectare property to the expansive gardens, large rooms, open lounges and wide corridors.
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Matching the grand scale of the facilities is Japara’s renowned first class quality of care.

Recently refurbished, this is a modern residence designed to significantly raise the standard of aged care for the Mt Eliza community. Some suites feature separate lounge areas, walk-in wardrobes and private balconies, all carefully designed for comfort and convenience.

Our engaging lifestyle program is tailored to each resident, from bus trips to barbecues and movies in our own theatre. Our location provides the ideal place to continue living within this friendly and picturesque pocket of the Peninsula.

Our home also has a relationship with Elite Geriatricians, meaning a Geriatrician visits the home regularly at no extra cost to the residents.

Japara George Vowell also offers Day Respite Care, find out more.


  • 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, all with private ensuites and garden views
  • Relaxing day rooms, lounges and dining areas
  • Beautiful secure courtyards and gardens
  • Theatre room
  • Cafe
Activities and services
  • Personalised lifestyle program, 7 days a week
  • Regular group and individual outings and community activities
  • Bus outings
  • Men’s Group to promote bonding and well-being
  • Aromatherapy
  • Audiometry and audiology
  • Dental technician and dentist
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy and physio-aides
  • Podiatry
  • Speech therapy
  • Hairdressing/manicurist
  • Spiritual and pastoral guidance
  • Signature by Japara Silver packages available
  • Signature by Japara Wellness Package available

Fees and charges

Care Fees

  • Basic Daily Care Fee of $52.25

    A government set fee, applicable to all residents.

  • Means Tested Care Fee

    A government fee that may apply.

  • Additional Services

    Packages designed to add a little luxury.

Accommodation fees

  • Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)

    This is the lump sum (room price) that is fully refunded when you leave.

  • Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

    A daily payment of interest on the room price. The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) is set by the government at 4.1%*.

  • A combination of RAD and DAP

    You can choose to pay part of your RAD and a DAP on the remaining amount.

Description RAD DAP*
Shared Classic

Shared bathrooms, accomodation or both.

$440,000 $49.42
Single Classic

Private bathroom, accomodation or both.

$500,000 $56.16

Private accomodation with private ensuite.

$535,000 $60.10

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

$650,000 $73.01

Spacious private accommodation with private ensuite. Rooms also have a glass door to the outside.

$750,000 $84.25
Platinum Suite

Spacious private accommodation with private ensuite and individual lounge area.

$850,000 $95.48

*As at 1 July 2020

George Vowell

Cnr Cobb Road & Nepean Highway
MT Eliza
VIC 3930

Phone: 1800 52 72 72

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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 July 2020, the MPIR is 4.1%.

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 4.89%)/ 365 = $23.45 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 $52.25
  • Other government charges, such as the Means Tested Care Fee, may apply. Please speak with the Manager for further information.