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Welcome to Bupa Bellarine Lakes

Our beautiful care home is located south west of Melbourne and is close to Geelong and the Surf Coast’s beaches. The Bellarine area is renowned for its local food producers, restaurants, cafes and wineries. You’ll be close to the local community with a neighbouring church, schools, shops and parks nearby. Public transport is also accessible. Outdoors, Bupa Bellarine Lakes has private patios and covered gazebo areas offering plenty of areas to rest and unwind all year round. There are beautiful gardens and lawns, a chicken coup, bowling green and a mens’ shed, providing plenty of enjoyment for residents. When you enter our home, you will find an abundance of space and natural light and a range of welcoming communal areas. There is a stunning private dining room with plush velvet chairs, and cosy living areas are ideal to relax in or catch up with family and friends.

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See how we are caring for our greats in Bellarine, and how our volunteers can make a difference to resident's lives every day by watching our short video below:

Types of care

  • We offer families our dedicated support during this time and we are committed to ensuring residents physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs are considered and met.

  • Our Pop-in Service offers the same high quality residential aged care as a flexible and short-term option for carers who are in need of a short break.

  • 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 Bellarine Lakes

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: cultural and spiritual activities, cognitive activities including word games and puzzles, camera club, pet therapy, massage therapy, Tai Chi, in-home entertainment, day trips and movies.

We are a pet-friendly home. If you have a pet at home then we encourage you to bring them in and see if they like our home too.

  • Arts and crafts
  • Exercise classes
  • Group games
  • Camera club

Our food

At Bupa Bellarine Lakes, we pride ourselves on providing a fresh and seasonal menu. A choice of cuisine at every meal is available with the help of our dietician. We value your input, and strive to make sure that your preferences are reflected as much as possible.

Our popular Breakfast club is enjoyed by residents and provides gourmet delights, along with a memorable dining experience. We use fresh produce and make fruit compotes and homemade jam, cooking with seasonal foods.

  • Choice of menu
  • Freshly prepared meals
  • Menus designed with dietician input

Accommodation

  • Premium
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    Bupa Aged Care Bellarine Lakes Premium room
    Bedrooms are private and spacious with plenty of natural light and peaceful views. Some rooms have private patios and garden beds. Rooms have been finished to a high standard with superior lighting, blinds and curtains for improved privacy. Furnishings include an armchair, king single bed, bedside table and wardrobe. The ensuite bathroom consists of a toilet, wash basin, shower and mirror. There is a flat screen TV and telephone connection point provided in each room.

    For your comfort:

    • 23.5 sqm
    • Peaceful outlook
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Private ensuite bathroom
    • High quality furnishings
    • Air conditioning
    • Flat screen TV
    • Large windows with relaxing views
    • Telephone connection point*

    * Additional charges may apply

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  • Superior
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    Bupa Bellarine Lakes superior room
    Bedrooms are spacious and private with plenty of natural light. Each room has an ensuite bathroom, some with private patios and garden beds. Each room has been finished to a high standard with superior lighting, blinds and curtains for improved privacy. Furnishings include an armchair, king single adjustable bed, bedside table and wardrobe. The ensuite bathroom consists of a toilet, wash basin, shower and mirror. There is a flat screen TV and telephone connection point provided in each room.

    For your comfort:

    • 23.5 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Private ensuite bathroom
    • High quality furnishings
    • Air conditioning
    • Flat screen TV
    • Telephone connection point*
    • Large windows

    * Additional charges may apply

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  • Classic
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    Bupa Bellarine Lakes classic room
    Bedrooms are spacious, private, each with an ensuite bathroom. Rooms have been finished to a high standard with superior lighting, blinds and curtains for improved privacy. Furnishings include an armchair, king single adjustable bed, bedside table and wardrobe.The ensuite bathroom consists of a toilet, wash basin, shower and mirror. There is a flat screen TV and telephone connection point provided in each room.

    For your comfort:

    • 23.5 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • High quality furnishings
    • Telephone connection point*
    • Air conditioning
    • Flat screen TV
    • Private ensuite bathroom

    * 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

$49.07 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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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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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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