- Ethnicity specific
This indicates that the majority of the facility's residents are from one or more ethnic groups or the facility caters specifically for people who are from one or more ethnic groups. Particular dietary requirements may be met, and ethnic traditions observed. The ethnicity does not imply exclusivity and the facility or service should cater for all people regardless of their background.
- Exercise therapists
Trained in the principles of rehabilitation, how pain works and the role of exercise in body repair. Therapists tailor a program for specific needs.
- Extra service beds
Extra service aged care homes receive approval from the Government to offer a higher standard of accommodation, food and services for an additional charge ("hotel-type services"). The term 'Extra Service' only refers to the standard of accommodation, meals, food and entertainment and not to the level of care. It may be provided throughout the home or or for a selection of beds within a specific wing or section of the home. An extra service fee applies for care at Extra Services homes.