92-100 McIvor Road
VIC 3550

Phone: 03 5442 4011

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92-100 McIvor Road
VIC 3550

Phone: 03 5442 4011

Enquire now Download this page

About Mirridong

Ideally positioned only a few minutes from the heart of Bendigo, Mirridong is a modern, warm and friendly home with a proud reputation for a high standard of service and comfort.

From its beautiful garden views to its freshly cooked meals, every aspect of Mirridong has been designed to make you feel at home. A range of single rooms with ensuites or companion rooms is available, all with garden or courtyard views, and our famous buffet breakfasts with extended dining hours ensure everyone can start the day their way.

Whether it’s relaxing in the light-filled lounges, enjoying a barbecue lunch with visiting family, or getting involved in our engaging lifestyle program, at Mirridong we want you to enjoy a rewarding lifestyle in the best of company.

Japara Mirridong 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
  • Relaxing day rooms, lounges and dining areas
  • Beautiful courtyards and gardens with BBQ facilities
  • Sensory gardens
  • Air conditioning
  • Cafe

Activities and services

  • Personalised lifestyle program, 7 days a week
  • Regular group and individual outings and community activities
  • Bus outings ( scenic drives, shopping trips, lunches)
  • Partnerships with La Trobe University and Alfred Health
  • 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

Description RAD DAP*

Shared bathrooms, accommodation or both.

$320,000 $43.66

Private accommodation with private ensuite.

$440,000 $60.03

Private accommodation with private ensuite situated in a premium location close to centralised amenities. Some rooms are in the newly extended part of the home.

$500,000 $68.22

Spacious private accommodation with private ensuite.

$650,000 $88.68

*As at 1 October 2019

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 October 2019, the MPIR is 4.98%.

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 4.98%)/ 365 = $23.88 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 $51.63
  • 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 4.98%)

Daily Accommodation Payment

Based on the asking RAD of $320,000 and an optional part payment deposit of $0, the DAP is $43.66. This DAP calculation is to be used as a guide only.

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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