Welcome to Bupa St Ives - Now open

Our delightful and modern care home is situated in the green, leafy suburb of St Ives on the Upper North Shore of Sydney. Conveniently positioned on Mona Vale road the home is a central location to connect with the Northern Beaches, Wahroonga and Sydney CBD.

At Bupa St Ives, we cater for 98 residents and offer superior accommodation with quality single ensuite rooms located on three floors, providing lift access and underground car park. Each room is complete with tasteful decorations and large windows to bring in lots of natural light.

Beautiful landscape gardens and pathways make our home very welcoming, stepping into the home you will find warm communal areas and our reception. The top floor of the home is an enviable space with cafe, dining area, library, hairdressing salon and an expansive terrace for all residents and families to enjoy. Our cosy lounge areas and dining rooms have tasteful decor, beautiful artwork and indoor planting to create a homely and relaxing atmosphere.

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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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Life at Bupa St Ives

Our activities

Our passionate Lifestyle team are committed to providing a range of activities for you to enjoy. And if there’s something you’re interested in that isn’t on offer, let us know – we’re always looking for new suggestions. Some activities that you will have the opportunity to get involved with include arts and crafts, group games, exercise classes including physio, cognitive activities including puzzles, in-home entertainment and music. In fact, we offer so many different activities that you could even pick up new hobbies.

  • Arts and crafts
  • Exercise classes
  • Group games such as bingo and trivia
  • In home entertainment

Our food

At Bupa St Ives, we pride ourselves on providing a delicious seasonal menu and a choice of cuisine at every meal with the help of our dietician 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.

You can choose to dine with other residents in one of our elegant dining rooms or if you’d prefer, you can eat in the privacy of your own room. If there’s a special occasion such as a birthday you’d like to celebrate with family and friends, enjoy yourself in style in our private dining room.

  • Freshly prepared meals
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Choice of menu on the day
  • Menus designed with dietician input

Rooms

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    Bupa Aged Care St Ives Premium Room
    Our stunning Premium rooms are generously sized at 24-25 sqm with a spacious private ensuite bathroom. Rooms have large windows and views of the leafy St Ives area or one of our many community courtyards. Each has been finished to a high standard with superior lighting, blinds and curtains for improved privacy. All rooms are fully air-conditioned with 24 hour nurse call system. Furnishings include an armchair, king single bed, bedside table and fitted wardrobe. Ensuite bathrooms are large and include all amenities for ease of use including toilet with handrail. Flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi and a telephone are also provided in each room.

    For your comfort:

    • 24-25 sqm
    • Large windows
    • Leafy views
    • High quality furnishings
    • Private ensuite bathroom
    • Built-in wardrobe with safe
    • King single bed
    • Flat screen TV
    • Air conditioning
    • Adjustable bed
    • Wi-Fi
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Telephone*

    * Additional charges may apply

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    Bupa Aged Care St Ives Superior Room
    Our elegant Superior rooms are large and private with ensuite bathrooms and have plenty of natural light. These 24-25 sqm rooms have been finished to a high standard with superior lighting, blinds and curtains for improved privacy. All rooms are fully air-conditioned with 24 hour nurse call system. Furnishings include an armchair, king single bed, bedside table and fitted wardrobe. Ensuite bathrooms are large and include all amenities for ease of use including toilet with handrail. Flat screen TVs and a telephone are also provided in each room. Rooms are perfectly located with close access to your choice of warm lounge or communal areas to share with family and friends.

    For your comfort:

    • 24-25 sqm
    • Private ensuite bathroom
    • Built-in wardrobe with safe
    • King single bed
    • Flat screen TV
    • High quality furnishings
    • Air conditioning
    • Adjustable bed
    • Wi-Fi
    • Telephone*
    • 24 hour nurse call system

    * 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

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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.

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.

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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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