Yarra West

44 Stephen Street
Yarraville
VIC 3013

Phone: (03) 9689 6122

About Yarra West

  • Shared rooms with shared ensuite
  • Private rooms with shared ensuite
  • Private rooms with private ensuite
  • Secure environments for those living with dementia
Yarra West is a modern, multicultural and family-focused place to call home in the heart of Yarraville.
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With a range of single and double rooms, with private or shared ensuites and garden views, this is a boutique care home offering every comfort for 60 residents. Here, the health of your body and mind rests in the best of hands, while our home offers a variety of spaces to enjoy, from gardens and courtyards to relaxing living spaces.

Positioned on a quiet, tree-lined street, Yarra West is just minutes away from the centre of town for cafés, shops, parks and public transport.

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

Japara Yarra West also offers Day Respite Care, find out more.

Features of the home

Care
  • 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
Facilities
  • Private or shared room accommodation available, with private or shared ensuites
  • Relaxing and welcoming lounges
  • Beautiful gardens and courtyards
Activities and services
  • Dynamic leisure and lifestyle options (e.g. cooking, crafts)
  • Bus outings ( scenic drives, shopping trips, lunches)
  • Vegetable garden
  • GP visits
  • Hairdressing
  • Aromatherapy
  • Dentist visits
  • Optometrist
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Speech therapy
  • Spiritual and pastoral guidance
  • Japara Signature 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 4.89%*.

  • 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*
Standard

Shared bathrooms, accommodation or both.

$345,000 $46.22
Deluxe

Private accommodation with private ensuite.

$430,000 $57.61

*As at 1 April 2020

Yarra West

44 Stephen Street
Yarraville
VIC 3013

Phone: (03) 9689 6122

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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 April 2020, the MPIR is 4.89%.

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.