Boort District Health provides residential aged care services. Respite care is available for consumers who need short term care. BDH has been accredited in line with the Aged Care Quality Standards. All consumers admitted to BDH residential aged care must be assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team as requiring residential care before admission.
Boort District Health Aged Care Facility:
Total number of low care beds 15
The expected number of occupied beds 15
Total number of aged care beds 10
The expected number of occupied beds 10
This declaration is current as at 31.08.2022.
Our aged care facility has 25 beds and are co-located in Loddon Place. Each room offers a single suite with own ensuite and looks out to one of many courtyard and garden areas of the facility. All rooms have individually controlled heating and cooling, smart television, electric high-low bed, telephone and overhead hoist mechanisms if required. Loddon Place boasts a number of small sitting areas for consumers, families and visitors to enjoy a cuppa or quiet space. A designated activity room is adjacent to the middle courtyard and provides full kitchen facilities, large screen televisions and disabled toilet.
You will meet exceptional staff who provide expertise and care to all residents. You will enjoy the privacy of your own room and have the benefits of sharing an intimate aged care community with access to on site group activities and other social supports.
Boort District Health provides 24 hour nursing care, individual care plans and an activities program that caters for group and individual programs.
Access to general practice services,
Qualified nursing staff 24 hours a day and 7 days a week,
Dementia specific programs,
Access to allied health services e.g. podiatry and physiotherapy
Access to dental services.
Individual care plans.
Leisure and social activities are designed to enhance the individual resident’s well-being and increase feelings of productivity and purpose.
Residents have access to movie nights and Foxtel which allows residents to keep up to date with the latest movies and world events. Internet and email access are available to enable residents to keep in touch with family and friends and pursue personal interests.
The physical activities program includes:
Access to physiotherapy services,
Keep fit programs,
Gardening program including looking after the chooks, birds and vegetable garden,
Men’s Shed Activities,
Personal services include:
Hand therapy including manicures,
Church based activities,
We understand that fresh, nutritious high quality meals are important to enhance the resident’s well-being. Residents choose all meals from an extensive menu. Residents are provided with morning and afternoon tea and usually accompanied by homemade snacks. A pre-dinner drink is available and enjoyed by residents.
A coffee machine offers many delicious choices and residents who prefer tea have a choice ranging from herbal to other blends. This service is also available for visitors. A Happy Hour each Friday is popular pastime where friends and family join the residents for a sing a long and snacks and a drink afterwards.
A Chaplain who provides an ecumenical program is available to any resident or family/carer. The key aspect of the program is that we respect the spiritual diversity of every resident. Each week regular church services are provided by the various religious groups located in Boort.
Our lifestyle and leisure team offer a diverse and entertaining range of activities for those residents who are interested. Residents are encouraged and helped to continue to attend community events such as church or senior citizens.
Men have access to the Boort communities co-located men’s shed. Computer and internet access is available for residents. Satisfaction surveys indicate our residents are very happy with the care and services, and the variety of activities provided.
Boort District Health has set a maximum accommodation price of $500,000 which will be assessed against the new residents' Centrelink entitlements. For more information on the cost of care and accommodation at Boort District Health Aged Care see the information on the About Residential Aged Care Cost Page.
Schedules for residential and home care fees and charges and subsidies and supplements from 20 September 2021 https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/schedule-of-fees-and-charges-for-residential-and-home-care
To find out more information on coming to stay at Loddon Place please contact the Nurse Unit Manager on (03) 54 51 5200.