Yarra West

44 Stephen Street
VIC 3013

Phone: (03) 9689 6122

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Yarra West

44 Stephen Street
VIC 3013

Phone: (03) 9689 6122

Enquire now Download this page

About Yarra West

Yarra West is a modern, multicultural and family-focused place to call home in the heart of Yarraville.

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.



  • 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, 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

Description RAD DAP*

Shared bathrooms, accommodation or both.

$345,000 $47.07

Private accommodation with private ensuite.

$430,000 $58.67

*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 $345,000 and an optional part payment deposit of $0, the DAP is $47.07. 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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