20 Herbert Road
Carrum Downs
VIC 3201

Phone: 03 9782 0171


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About Sandhurst

Our local residence in lovely Carrum Downs boasts manicured gardens and private courtyards throughout the residence, which evoke a sense of well-being and tranquility throughout the home. Sandhurst provides single rooms with private ensuites and views out into the gardens. We encourage residents and their families to use the private courtyards anytime they wish, we even have a barbecue available for visitors to enjoy.

Our 24 hour clinical care services are managed by qualified, registered nurses and well-trained staff. In addition, we are blessed with a team of dedicated volunteers that have been offering their loyal and loving service to our residents for years. We focus on person-centred care, ensuring privacy, dignity, and optimum quality of life for each of our residents.



  • 24 hour care, with Registered Nurses onsite 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • 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 rooms all with private ensuites
  • Relaxing day rooms, lounges and dining areas
  • Beautiful courtyards and gardens with BBQ facilities

Activities and services

  • Personalised lifestyle program, 7 days a week
  • Regular group and individual outings and community activities
  • Dedicated volunteers
  • A vibrant volunteer community
  • 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 Wellness Package available

Fees and charges

Description RAD DAP*

Private accommodation with private ensuite.

$310,000 $48.58

Private accommodation with private ensuite, situated close to centralised amenities.

$370,000 $57.98

*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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