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RAD/DAP combination
This includes both partial lump sum and daily payments.
Refundable accommodation deposit (RAD)
This is paid as a lump sum when entering an aged care home and refunded in full when leaving the home.
Registered nurses
Senior nurses who care for the sick and injured in hospitals and other health care facilities, doctors’ surgeries, and private homes.
Rehabilitation program
The facility has a rehabilitation program or service and actively encourages enquiries from people requiring rehabilitation such as post acute for things such as strokes or joint replacements
Rental (with no upfront cost)
No bond required. Periodical rental payments only for villas, units or Independent Living Units.
Rental units (Rental accommodation)
Villas, units or Independent Living Units available for rent. This type of accommodation is generally for older people who are on a pension and do not own property.
Resident agreement
A resident agreement is a legal agreement between a resident and the aged care home and sets out rights and obligations of both the resident and the aged care home. The agreement should include information about the type of care needed, the circumstances in which the resident may be asked to leave the home, the amount of the accommodation bond or charge and daily fees and, if entering an extra service home, the extra services provided and associated costs.
Resident funded
Any Unit, Villa or Apartment in a Retirement Village available for purchase or via a deposit or entry contribution
Resident pets considered
These facilities may be able to accommodate residents pets within the facility depending on the pet breed, size, or needs.
Residential aged care
Residential aged care is for older people who can no longer live at home. Reasons can include illness, disability, bereavement, an emergency, the needs of their carer, family or friends, or because it is no longer possible to manage at home without help.
Respite care
These services are designed to give carers a break from their caring role and can be arranged for planned breaks, regular weekly breaks, short holidays or emergencies. Services are available within the person's home, in a day care centre or in a residential care facility.
Respite program
These facilities have at least one specific bed allocated to respite and eligible people can contact the facility to book respite in that bed in advance. A booking diary operates.
Retirement home / village
A retirement home is a multi-residence housing facility intended for senior citizens, 55 years and over. Typically each person or couple in the home has an apartment-style room or suite of rooms. Additional facilities can be provided within the building, including enhanced supervision, more company, communal facilities or small pets allowed by residents.
Rooms with ensuites
There are private rooms available with ensuite bathroom facilities that may service one or two rooms.
Rural & remote
Home Care Packages classified as being specifically for those in rural or remote areas.
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