Welcome to Bupa Ballarat, located on the Yarrowee River and lower western plains of the Great Dividing Range, VIC

Discover the elegant Bupa Ballarat, a modern care home located in Delacombe in South-western Ballarat. Our home has five resident communities, each with a dedicated team to look after your care needs, including two for people living with dementia.

Outdoors our home has spacious courtyards and landscaped gardens for you to relax and enjoy with family and friends.

When you step inside, you will find our sophisticated lounge and activity rooms including library with internet access for your entertainment. For your spiritual needs we have a chapel with regular services led by different denominations and you might even like to be pampered in our very own hair salon.

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Types of care

  • Sometimes, the best way to get help and support is by moving into an aged care home. We offer a full range of care to help suit your needs.

  • As a carer, you may need a small break or your loved one may need some time to recover after a hospital admission. We are happy to help with respite care, please contact us to enquire if our home has current availability.

  • All of our teams complete specialist dementia training, equipping them with strategies to enhance quality of life and provide Person First care for our residents.

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Life at Bupa Ballarat

 

Our activities

Our passionate lifestyle team are committed to providing you with a range of activities for you to get involved with. It is never too late to start a new hobby! Whatever your passion may be, and if there’s something you're interested in that isn’t on offer, speak with our team who are always excited to hear new ideas and suggestions.

Some activities that you will have the opportunity to get involved with include: cognitive activities including puzzles, bingo and trivia, cultural and spiritual activities, in home entertainment and movies.

  • Arts and crafts
  • Exercise classes
  • Group games
  • In-home concerts

Our food

At Bupa Ballarat, we pride ourselves on providing fresh seasonal menus and a choice of cuisine at every meal with the help of our dietitian and in-home chef. We value your input and strive to make sure that your preferences are reflected in our menus as much as possible.
  • Choice of menu
  • Elegant dining rooms
  • Freshly prepared meals
  • Menus designed with dietician input

Rooms

  • Premium
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    Bupa Aged Care Ballarat premium room
    Our elegant Premium room is a minimum of 19 sqm with a large private ensuite bathroom and a bright leafy outlook through sliding doors that open onto an internal courtyard and small patio, perfect to decorate with plants or outdoor furniture as you prefer. The room has high quality furnishings, including an adjustable bed, armchair, flat screen TV, over-the-bed table, a wardrobe and drawers for storage; and soft furnishings such as curtains and bedding. The modern bathroom, consists of a quality fixtures, including; toilet, wash basin, shower and mirror.

    For your comfort:

    • 19 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Built-in wardrobe with safe
    • External patio
    • Flat screen TV
    • High quality furnishings
    • Private ensuite bathroom
    • Telephone connection point*

    * Additional charges may apply

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  • Superior
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    Bupa Aged Care Ballarat superior room
    This Superior room is a minimum of 16 sqm with a large private ensuite and sliding door access on to your own patio with either landscaped courtyard or leafy perimeter outlooks. The room has high quality furnishings, including an adjustable bed, armchair, flat screen TV, over-the-bed table, a wardrobe and drawers for storage; and soft furnishings such as curtains and bedding. The modern bathroom, which is fully tiled, consists of a quality fixtures, including; toilet, wash basin, shower and mirror.

    For your comfort:

    • 16 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Built-in wardrobe with safe
    • External patio
    • Flat screen TV
    • High quality furnishings
    • Private ensuite bathroom
    • Telephone connection point*

    * Additional charges may apply

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  • Classic
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    Bupa Aged Care Ballarat classic room
    The Classic room is a minimum of 15 sqm with a large private ensuite and access to a patio area. The room has views of the internal courtyard areas or landscaped gardens and is furnished to a high standard, including an adjustable bed, armchair, flat screen TV, over-the-bed table, a wardrobe and drawers for storage; and soft furnishings such as curtains and bedding. The modern bathroom, which is fully tiled, consists of quality fixtures, including; toilet, wash basin, shower and mirror.

    For your comfort:

    • 15 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Built-in wardrobe with safe
    • External patio
    • Flat screen TV
    • High quality furnishings
    • Private ensuite bathroom
    • Telephone connection point*

    * Additional charges may apply

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Fees and payments

Your fees cover the care you receive and your accommodation, and sometimes, extra and additional services. Outlined below are the fees you may be required to pay based on the aged care home and room type you are considering.

Care Fees

Basic daily care fee

$49.42 per day
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Means tested care fee

Determined by the Department of Human Services

Care fees include the Basic Daily Care Fee and a Means Tested Care Fee.

Basic Daily Care Fee

This fee is set out by the Government and equates to 85% of the full pension. The fee amount will be reviewed on the 20th March and 20th September each year in line with the pension increase. Everyone in aged care is required to pay this fee unless they are experiencing financial hardship which will be determined by Centrelink.

Means Tested Care Fee

This is an additional daily care contribution fee based upon an individual’s assets and income. This fee is determined by the Department of Human Services upon completing a ‘Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment form’ and is capped annually and over a resident’s lifetime.

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Accommodation Fees

Your choice of 4 fee payment options

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This payment will differ at each home based upon the room type you choose. To allow you flexibility there are four payment options to choose from.

  1. Daily accommodation payment
  2. Refundable accommodation deposit
  3. Combination payment
  4. Drawdown payment
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Other services

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Extra service homes have licensed extra service beds which require an extra daily fee. These homes offer a higher standard of accommodation, food and service. Whether you are in an extra service home or not, the quality of your care remains the same. For more information on what our extra services at this care home include, please contact us.

Additional services are offered in some of our aged care homes on an “opt in, opt out” basis; examples of additional services offered are Foxtel packages, telephone and newspapers. For a full list of optional services and prices at this care home, please contact us.

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Accommodation fee options

In addition to care fees you may also be required to pay an accommodation payment. The accommodation payment refers to the price of the room that you choose and will vary across aged care homes. The amount that you are required to pay is based upon an individual’s assets and income and is determined by the Department of Human Services through completing a Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment. You may be required to pay all or contribute to the cost of your accommodation. This form is not compulsory to complete, but for those who choose not to you will be required to pay the full room price.

To allow for flexibility there are four ways in which you can choose to pay for your accommodation.

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Daily Accommodation Payment

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Instead of paying for your accommodation as a lump sum you can choose to pay a daily fee. The amount you pay is based on a daily rate; as agreed with your service provider in line with the current MPIR (maximum permissible interest rate).
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Refundable Accommodation Deposit

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This option is a lump sum accommodation payment. The balance of the deposit is refunded when you leave the aged care home less any amounts you have agreed to have deducted.
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Option 3

Combination Payment

Use this helpful tool to calculate your desired combination payment. Entering an amount will automatically adjust the second amount.

Daily Accommodation Payment

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Refundable Accommodation Deposit

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Part refundable accommodation (RAD) deposit and part daily accommodation payment (DAP); with the part Refundable Accommodation Deposit being refunded when you leave the aged care home.
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Drawdown Payment

This option is similar to the combination option but the Daily Accommodation Payment component is taken from your Refundable Accommodation Deposit, with the balance of the deposit refunded when you leave the aged care home.
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Features at Bupa Ballarat Expand all addremove
    • Alfresco dining
    • Arts and crafts room
    • BBQ area
    • Bowling green
    • Chapel
    • Computer area
    • Courtyard areas
    • Exercise room
    • Fireplace
    • Foxtel in common areas
    • Gazebo
    • GP consulting room
    • Hair salon
    • In-home chef
    • Landscaped gardens
    • Library services
    • Library with internet access
    • Men’s shed
    • On-site kitchen
    • On-site laundry
    • Outdoor terraces
    • Pet friendly
    • Private dining room
    • Raised garden beds
    • Verandas
    • Visitors parking
    • Wi-Fi
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Access to podiatry
    • In-home Bupa GP
    • Personalised care plans
    • Regular physiotherapist visits

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