Welcome to Bupa Berwick, located in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne, VIC

Discover the charming Bupa Berwick, a modern care home set in the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, not far from Melbourne and close to the Lysterfield Lake and Wilson Botanical Gardens.

Outdoors you will enjoy our landscaped gardens with gazebos ideal for spending time with family and friends. We have covered courtyard and BBQ areas that are also popular for entertaining. If you have a green thumb you can enjoy pottering in our veggie patch and raised garden beds. We even have a working shed in the garden for tinkering in.

As you step inside you will find a delightful range of well-equipped communal areas including a sports lounge with memorabilia, travel lounge and you can even get pampered in our very own hair salon.

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Types of care

  • 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 Berwick

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, group games such as bingo and trivia, men’s group, school visits, friendship groups, reminiscing activities, shopping stalls, our own village store, cultural and spiritual activities, in home entertainment, day trips and movies.

  • Arts and crafts
  • Exercise classes
  • Shopping trips
  • Theme days

Our food

If you’re passionate about food, then you’ll enjoy our freshly prepared seasonal menus. Start your day with choice and variety with a buffet breakfast - from cereals to hot food meals. A choice of cuisine is provided at every meal and you will always have the options of eating in the communal dining room or in the privacy of your own room. We value your input into our menus and hold regular surveys regarding meals and taste-test groups, to help make sure that our menus cater to your tastes.
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Choice of menu
  • Freshly prepared meals
  • Menus designed with dietician input

Rooms

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    Bupa Aged Care Berwick premium room
    This spacious 16 sqm private room has a well-equipped ensuite bathroom. Large windows allow for plenty of natural light and views of the green surroundings. It features quality furnishings including an adjustable bed, armchair, over-the-bed table, flat screen TV, fan, storage of a wardrobe and soft furnishings like curtains, blinds and bedding. The bathroom consists of a toilet, wash basin, shower, vanity cabinet and mirror. Residential amenities include an easy-to-use 24 hour nurse call system.

    For your comfort:

    • 16 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Ensuite bathroom
    • Fan
    • Flat screen TV
    • Quality furnishings
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  • Classic
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    Bupa Aged Care Berwick classic room
    Welcoming and comfortable, this 16 sqm room has an ensuite bathroom and quality furnishings including an adjustable bed, armchair, over-the-bed table and a wardrobe for storage. The room also features soft furnishings like curtains, blinds and bedding. The bathroom consists of a toilet, wash basin, shower, vanity cabinet and mirror. Residential amenities include an easy-to-use 24 hour nurse call system.

    For your comfort:

    • 16 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Ensuite bathroom
    • Fan
    • Flat screen TV
    • Quality furnishings
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    Bupa Aged Care Berwick companion room
    If you prefer the company of others, this 29 sqm room with ensuite, shared with one other person, is ideal. Quality furnishings include an adjustable bed, armchair, over-the-bed table and a wardrobe for storage. The room also features soft furnishings like curtains, blinds and bedding. The bathroom consists of a toilet, wash basin, shower, vanity cabinet and mirror. Residential amenities include an easy-to-use 24 hour nurse call system.

    For your comfort:

    • 29 sqm
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Ensuite bathroom
    • Fan
    • Flat screen TV
    • Quality furnishings
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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

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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.

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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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Combination Payment

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

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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 Berwick Expand all addremove
    • BBQ area
    • Bupa bus
    • Café
    • Chapel
    • Children's play area
    • Computer area
    • Courtyard areas
    • Exercise room
    • Fireplace
    • Foxtel in common areas
    • Gazebo
    • GP consulting room
    • Hair salon
    • In-home chef
    • Library
    • Library services
    • Men’s shed
    • On-site laundry
    • Pet friendly
    • Pool table
    • Private dining room
    • Raised garden beds
    • Sports bar
    • Theatre
    • Therapy room
    • Verandas
    • Visitors parking
    • Wi-Fi
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Access to on-site dental services
    • Access to podiatry
    • In-home Bupa GP
    • Massage and beauty therapy
    • Pathology
    • Personalised care plans
    • Regular physiotherapist visits

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