Welcome to Bupa Kyneton, a town in the Macedon Ranges region VIC

Set in a picturesque region of Victoria near the Macedon ranges and with views of the Campaspe river, Bupa Kyneton is within easy access to the local community, shops and attractions like the botanical gardens, restaurants, museums and historical Piper street.

Indoors, our communal areas are designed with you in mind, complete with tasteful decorations. Each resident community has its own cosy lounge and dining room. Our large lounge area, with beautiful high ceilings and a fireplace provides a great social area and a location for activities and concerts.

If you love being outdoors you can enjoy the gardens at Bupa Kyneton, with our own horticulturalist the gardens are a beautiful place to spend time. We have two internal courtyards and a path runs around the home through the gardens. Our children’s playground and beautiful gazebo are popular with visiting families.

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 Kyneton

Our activities

The move to an aged care home doesn’t mean that you have to give up your passions. With so many different activities for you to get involved in, you could even choose a new hobby to enjoy! And if there’s something else you’re interested in, our Lifestyle team are always excited to hear new ideas.

Our gentleman’s club, which holds regular BBQs and drinks, is especially popular. We have a Bupa bus, so you can enjoy shopping trips into town, scenic drives, and afternoon teas at other homes. We enjoy getting dressed up for theme days and you can even get pampered in our very own hairdressing salon, and weekly massage and foot spa.

Animals play a big part in our home, we have our own chickens, cats and aviary. Once a week we also have a visit from a pet therapist with dogs or puppies.

  • Arts and crafts groups
  • Knitting circle
  • Music evenings
  • Relaxation and exercise programs

Our food

At Bupa Kyneton we are passionate about food and pride ourselves on providing a fresh and seasonal menu. Our menu is reviewed and approved by a dietician and we provide a choice of cuisine at every meal.

If you like to cook or bake you can use our lifestyle kitchen whenever you like, even with your family. We run a couple of cooking sessions a week often preparing cakes or small bites for happy hour. Every month we have a resident’s choice meal, such as fish and chips in old style newspaper and everyone, including families and team members, are invited.

Your loved ones are always welcome to join you for a meal, drink or cup of tea whenever you please and if there’s a special occasion such as a birthday you would like to celebrate you can enjoy our private dining room.

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

Rooms

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    Bupa Aged Care Kyneton premium room
    This 16 sqm private ensuite room has doors that open directly onto an outdoor patio area with shade sails, a colourful garden and outdoor seating. The room has high quality furnishings including an adjustable bed, armchair, a wardrobe and bedside table with drawers for storage 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 hours a day nurse call system.

    For your comfort:

    • 16 sqm
    • 24 hours a day nurse call system
    • Access to patio area
    • Adjustable bed
    • Ensuite bathroom
    • Fan
    • Flat screen TV
    • High quality furnishings
    • Telephone connection point*
    • Wi-Fi

    * Additional charges may apply

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  • Superior
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    Bupa Aged Care Kyneton superior room
    This spacious 20 sqm private room has an ensuite bathroom and high quality furnishings including an adjustable bed, armchair, wardrobe and bedside table with drawers for storage and soft furnishings like curtains, blinds and bedding. There is also plenty of space if you would like to bring your own seating and coffee table. The bathroom consists of a toilet, wash basin, shower, vanity cabinet and mirror. Residential amenities include an easy-to-use 24 hours a day nurse call system.

    For your comfort:

    • 20 sqm
    • 24 hours a day nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Ensuite bathroom
    • Fan
    • High quality furnishings
    • Telephone connection point*
    • Wi-Fi

    * Additional charges may apply

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    Bupa Aged Care Kyneton classic room
    This delightfully appointed 16 sqm private room with ensuite boasts large windows that bring in plenty of natural light and views of the surrounding greenery. The room has high quality furnishings including an adjustable bed, armchair, wardrobe and bedside table with drawers for storage 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 hours a day nurse call system.

    For your comfort:

    • 16 sqm
    • 24 hours a day nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Ensuite bathroom
    • Fan
    • High quality furnishings
    • Telephone connection point*
    • Wi-Fi

    * Additional charges may apply

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    Bupa Aged Care Kyneton companion room
    If you find comfort in the company of others, this 40 sqm ensuite room, shared with one other person, could be ideal. The room has high quality furnishings including an adjustable bed, armchair, wardrobe and bedside table with drawers for storage and soft furnishings like curtains, blinds and bedding. Residential amenities include an easy-to-use 24 hours a day nurse call system.

    For your comfort:

    • 40 sqm
    • 24 hours a day nurse call system
    • Adjustable bed
    • Air conditioning
    • Ensuite bathroom
    • Fan
    • High quality furnishings
    • Telephone connection point*
    • Wi-Fi

    * 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

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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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Option 3

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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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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