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Head Office

1800 246 677

3 Goodooga Drive Bethania Qld 4205


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Our friendly staff provide a service of care that goes beyond expectations.


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Services

Types of care 
Type of careResidential Permanent
Status of home
ABN of home 51166016342
Approved provider Palm Lake Care Operations Pty Ltd
Accredited
An accredited aged care home is an Australian Government-funded aged care home that has been formally recognised as operating according to the Accreditation Standards as set out in the Aged Care Act 1997 and the Quality of Care Principles 1997. Accreditation is given by the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency. Homes are accredited for a set period of time up to a maximum of three years, although accreditation status can be changed at any time if there is a risk to the health, safety or wellbeing of a resident.
Accreditation period 3 Years
Certified
Commonwealth Government subsidised
Current Sanctions
Current Notice of non compliance
Availability
Services meeting particular needs
Special focus on people with a terminal illness
Specific services for people with dementia
Focus on socially and financially disadvantaged people

Costs

The fee arrangements for aged care homes are changing on 1 July 2014. A summary of the types of fees that you may be charged are at Aged care changes from 1 July 2014. If your income and assets are over a certain amount you may be asked to make an accommodation payment that you agree with the home. Otherwise the Australian Government will pay for part or all of your accommodation costs.

The Department of Human Services will advise you if you are required to make an accommodation payment. This tab provides the maximum price (accommodation payment) you may be asked to pay if entering a home on or after 1 July 2014, you may be able to negotiate a lower price with the home. This tab also provides details on any additional care or services that may be offered by the home, either as part of the accommodation price or available at an additional cost.

Single room + ensuite: max. refundable deposit $550,000.00 or max. daily payments of $94.63
Room description 19 rooms in our Memory Support Unit - ranging in RADs from $400.000-$550.000. (Rooms 20-30)
all rooms in this area are specifically designed to provide a conduce environment for residents with Dementia and memory loss.

The rooms are beautifully decorated in the finest fabrics and colours. Each room is fully carpeted and have large windows and doors to outside areas. The surrounding gardens and views of the lake abundant with an array of birds, turtles and swans provides an extremely relaxing and calming environment that has already assisted in reducing anxieties and challenging behaviours.

Our staff are trained on how to manage challenging behaviours and offer a great deal of activities specifically designed to enhance interaction with other residents.

The very large lounge areas and gardens are ideal for visitors and family members who take advantage of the lovely nature walks around the lake.
Maximum refundable deposit $550,000.00
Maximum daily payments $94.63
Explanation of payment options

You have 28 days after entering a home to decide how you want to pay your accommodation payment. You can choose: A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A daily accommodation payment - a rental style payment that is paid on a regular basis, payable up to a month in advance, and is not refundable.

Memory Support Unit.

The maximum price that you can be charged for these rooms is a refundable deposit of $550.000 or daily payment of $94.63 or a combination of both.

Residents can pay for their accommodation by refundable deposit, a daily payment or a combination of both. For these rooms a resident could pay 50% of the refundable deposit of $275.000 and 50% of the daily payment of $47.31
Additional amenities at extra cost We have a number of optional additional care or services that would be available to a person in this room at an additional cost.

  • Hairdressing and beauty treatments
  • The daily delivery of newspapers
  • Choice of wine or beer with meals.
Extra service fee

If you are moving into an aged care home, you may be asked to pay additional fees if you choose higher standards of accommodation or additional services. These vary from home to home. Your aged care provider can provide you with details of these services and the fees that apply.

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Specific features As above.

The en-suite is beautifully tiled in luxurious and modern colours. Safety is a major feature in the Memory Support Unit with computerized and state of the art monitoring systems that can be managed by Registered Nurses on a 24 hour basis.
Additional care Included in the accommodation price of the rooms is:
  • motion sensors, door sensors and pressure mats - all computerized and designed with state of the art systems that are managed through our computers at the Nurses Station and via our call bell system
  • large walk in robes with sensor lighting
Common area description The rooms are beautifully designed and in exceptional condition as the facility is only 6 months old.

The memory support unit has its own dining room and lounge room, both of which are very spacious, light and colourful. Each room has its own 40 inch wall mounted TV, large walk in robes, fridge and individually controlled air conditioning and heating
Single room + ensuite: max. refundable deposit $550,000.00 or max. daily payments of $94.63
Room description The Kingfisher Boutique rooms are specifically designed with luxury, quality and space in mind.

The quality furnishings and carpets have been decorated by our interior designer.

Each room has a 40 inch wall mounted TV, individually controlled air conditioning and heating. Extra large walk -n robes.

The single rooms with en-suites are luxurious, spacious and beautifully decorated. The en-suites are tiled from floor to ceiling and fitted with a quality vanity unit and mirror.

Palm Lake Care Bethania was opened in April 2014 - all rooms have large sliding doors to a variety of views with many overlooking the lake and fountain or the beautifully manicured gardens and courtyards.
Maximum refundable deposit $550,000.00
Maximum daily payments $94.63
Explanation of payment options

You have 28 days after entering a home to decide how you want to pay your accommodation payment. You can choose: A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A daily accommodation payment - a rental style payment that is paid on a regular basis, payable up to a month in advance, and is not refundable.

Kingfisher Boutique Rooms.

The maximum price that you can be charged for these rooms is a refundable deposit of $550.000 or daily payment of $94.63 or a combination of both.

Residents can pay for their accommodation by refundable deposit, a daily payment or a combination of both. For these rooms a resident could pay 50% of the RAD $275.000 and 50% of the daily payment of $47.31
Additional amenities at extra cost We have a number of optional additional care or services that would be available to a person in this room at an additional cost.

  • Hairdressing and beauty treatments
  • Wireless internet is available in all rooms and computer room
  • A variety of additional Allied Health Support Services as requested by family/residents
  • Physiotherapy, Podiatrist and speech therapy
  • The daily delivery of newspapers
Extra service fee

If you are moving into an aged care home, you may be asked to pay additional fees if you choose higher standards of accommodation or additional services. These vary from home to home. Your aged care provider can provide you with details of these services and the fees that apply.

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Extra service fee explained Information not yet provided by facility
Specific features
    The Kingfisher Boutique Rooms feature:

    • designed and tastefully decorated furnishings and fittings. The carpets and curtains exude luxury and quality.
    • Each room has a 40 inch wall mounted TV, fridge, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating and extra large walk -in robes.
    • Sensor lighting in bathrooms
    • Motion sensors
    • 24 hour call bell system
    Additional care Palm Lake Care Bethania offers the following services and additional care at no extra cost:
    • 40 inch wall mounted TV
    • Fridge
    • individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
    • sensor lighting
    • motion sensors
    • Physiotherapy and Podiatry Services - initial visits
    • Counsellor and social worker
    • An extensive range of activities and a diverse lifestyle programs that are designed to enhance residents well being, independence and personal fulfilment.
    • Pamper days - manicures and application of nail polish.
    • An air-conditioned Mercedes bus with lift for outings and shopping trips.
    Common area description The Kingfisher Boutique rooms are situated close to all common areas. Has it's own private lounge which overlooks the lake which is abundant with birdlife and in particular the swans, pelicans, ducks and turtles.
    Residents can enjoy a nature walk around the lake.
    Close to the Kingfisher rooms is the 60 seater cinema, library, computer room and the fully equipped Gym.
    In addition, residents can access 2 dining rooms and the main lounge area. The lounge room which overlooks the lake and fountain features a grand piano, dance floor and coffee lounge.
    Single room + ensuite: max. refundable deposit $500,000.00 or max. daily payments of $86.02
    Room description Palm Lake Care Bethania is a brand new state of the art facility which opened in April 2014.

    All rooms in the Classic areas have been specifically designed with quality and luxury in mind.

    The rooms feature a 40 inch wall mounted TV, fridge, extra large walk-in robes, individually controlled air- conditioning and heating and have large sliding rooms that have direct access to private courtyards and garden areas.

    The carpets and furnishings are luxurious and comfortable and have been decorated by our interior decorator. The very spacious bathroom has floor to ceiling modern tiling and is fitted with a quality vanity unit and mirror.

    Each room has a variety of different views from private gardens and courtyards to the select few that have private verandas and overlook the garden hedged car-park.
    Maximum refundable deposit $500,000.00
    Maximum daily payments $86.03
    Explanation of payment options

    You have 28 days after entering a home to decide how you want to pay your accommodation payment. You can choose: A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A daily accommodation payment - a rental style payment that is paid on a regular basis, payable up to a month in advance, and is not refundable.

    Classic Rooms.

    The maximum price that you can be charged for these rooms is a refundable deposit of $500.000 or daily payment of $86.02.

    Residents can pay for their accommodation by refundable deposit, a daily payment or a combination of both. For these rooms, a resident could pay 50% of the refundable accommodation deposit of $275.000 and 50% of the daily payment of $43.01.
    Additional amenities at extra cost We have a number of optional additional care or services that would be available to a person in this room at an additional cost.

    • Wireless internet is available in all rooms and computer room
    • Newspapers
    • Some concerts and entertainment
    • Hairdressing
    • Wide variety of Allied Health Professionals additional services requested by family/ resident
    • Physiotherapy, Speech Therapist, Dental services.
    • Foxtel
    • Outgoing phone calls
    • Beautician, pedicure and massage.
    Extra service fee

    If you are moving into an aged care home, you may be asked to pay additional fees if you choose higher standards of accommodation or additional services. These vary from home to home. Your aged care provider can provide you with details of these services and the fees that apply.

    $0.00
    Extra service fee explained Information not yet provided by facility
    Specific features All rooms have 40 inch wall mounted TV's, a fridge, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating, extra large walk-in robe and sensor lighting in the bathroom and common areas.

    Beautifully decorated furnishings throughout the facility add a touch of luxury and quality. Wherever you go you will be amazed at the space and design of the building which has been specifically designed with quality and luxury in mind without having that 'closed in feeling'.

    Every room has a large sliding door which allows residents to sit outside in the beautifully landscaped gardens and their private courtyards.

    Residents and family members can enjoy the outdoors, go for a nature walk around the lake, have a game of chess in the outdoor chess area. Play bowls, bocci in the outdoor bowls area or simply enjoy sitting in the numerous outdoor benches and furniture that surround the facility
    Additional care The following services and additional care is provided by Palm Lake Care Bethania at no additional cost:

    • All meals are cooked on site in our state of the art kitchen
    • 0n-site laundry service
    • 40 inch wall mounted TV
    • Fridge in each room
    • Sensor lighting in bathroom
    • Motion sensors in rooms
    • Individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
    • Access to the fully equipped GYM
    • movie days in our 60 seater movie theatre with extra large screen
    • Telephone in each room - residents do not pay for installation or rental - only any outgoing calls
    • An extensive range of activities and diverse lifestyle program specifically designed to enhance residents mobility, independence and social interaction while supporting resident's well being, sense of purpose and personal fulfilment.
    • An air-conditioned Mercedes bus with lift for outings and shopping trips.
    • Physiotherapy and Podiatry care
    • Social worker and counsellor available to residents and family members.
    • 24 hour nurse call system
    • Registered Nurses available 24 hours per day - 7 days per week
    • Pamper Days - manicures and hand massage
    • Audiologist, Optometrist - visit facility
    Common area description All residents in the Classic Rooms have direct access to the main dining and lounge room which overlooks the lake and fountain.

    Residents can enjoy a nature walk around the lake which is abundant with wildlife and birdlife and in particular the swans, pelicans and turtles.

    Each room is close to the 60 seater movie theatre, Library and computer room as well as the well equipped GYM that takes in views of the lake.

    The main lounge area features a grand piano, large dance floor and coffee shop.

    The extra large glass windows allows residents to view the lake while enjoying a cup of coffee.
    Single room + ensuite: max. refundable deposit $500,000.00 or max. daily payments of $86.03
    Room description Palm Lake Bethania is a brand new facility which recently opened in April 2014. The rooms are a stunning combination of quality and luxury.

    The rooms are stylish, modern and have sliding doors where residents have direct access to beautifully manicured gardens and/or private courtyards.

    These deluxe rooms are large - 25 square metres.

    The fixtures and fittings in the room are of the highest quality and the room is furnished with beautiful carpets, curtains using quality fabrics and very tasteful colours.

    Every room has a 40 inch wall-mounted TV, Individually controlled air conditioning and heating, a bar fridge and extra large walk in robes with plenty of space for hanging and storage of clothing. High quality modern furniture is provided or you can choose to bring in some of your own quality furniture to individualise and personalise your room.

    A telephone is provided in each room and we cover the cost of installation and rental. The only cost incurred by the resident is the payment for outgoing calls.

    The rooms have plenty of natural light with sensor lighting so that residents do not have to fumble in the dark when going to their ensuite.

    The extra large ensuite has beautiful floor to ceiling tiling and an ultra modern vanity unit with plenty of mirrors.
    Maximum refundable deposit $500,000.00
    Maximum daily payments $86.03
    Explanation of payment options

    You have 28 days after entering a home to decide how you want to pay your accommodation payment. You can choose: A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A refundable accommodation deposit - a lump sum payment, the balance of which is refunded when you leave. A daily accommodation payment - a rental style payment that is paid on a regular basis, payable up to a month in advance, and is not refundable.

    Jabiru and Currawong Deluxe Rooms.

    The maximum price that you can be charged for these deluxe rooms is a refundable deposit of $500.000 or daily payment of $86.03 or a combination of both.

    Residents can pay for their accommodation by refundable deposit, a daily payment or a combination of both. For these rooms a resident could pay 50% of the refundable deposit of $250.000 and 50% of the daily payment of $43.01
    Additional amenities at extra cost We have a number of optional additional services available to a person in this room at an additional cost. These are optional services that a person can choose to purchase or not.

    • Hairdressing and beauty salon
    • The daily delivery of newspapers
    • Barber shop.
    • Massage
    Extra service fee

    If you are moving into an aged care home, you may be asked to pay additional fees if you choose higher standards of accommodation or additional services. These vary from home to home. Your aged care provider can provide you with details of these services and the fees that apply.

    $0.00
    Extra service fee explained Information not yet provided by facility
    Specific features The facility has been designed to maximise independent living whilst ensuring safety and security.
    Every room has sensor lighting and motion sensors if needed. The Kingfisher rooms have private gardens and courtyards that overlook the lake and fountain. The lake is abundant with wildlife including, ducks, swans, turtles and waterbirds.

    Residents can enjoy a glass of wine or beer in the private lounge that overlooks the lake, fountain and gardens.

    Words cannot describe the ambience, luxury and quality of these rooms and the access to the multitude of design features that our facility has to offer.
    Additional care The accommodation price for the room includes, at no additional cost, the following:

    • A 40 inch wall mounted TV
    • Individually controlled air conditioning and heating
    • A bar fridge
    • An extra large walk in robe with plenty of space for hanging and storage of clothing
    • Unlimited use of our gymnasium, Library, internet access and computer room
    • Movie nights in our theatre complex
    • Concerts and entertainment.
    • A variety of activities provided by our activity co-ordinator:
    • Outdoor bowling green
    • Outdoor chess set
    • The choice of wine and beer for lunch on special occasions e.g Mother's Day. Melbourne Cup Day and our monthly Theme days
    • Laundry service

    All meals are cooked on site in our state of the art commercial kitchen.
    Common area description Residents living in our facility have access to a number of different communal spaces.
    We have a large gymnasium with equipment designed to improve and enhance independence, mobility and muscle strength. Our large theatre complex seats up to 60 residents and has been designed with comfort and quality in mind.

    The main dining room and lounge room is specifically designed to take advantage of the lake and garden views.

    Residents can enjoy a nature walk around the lake which is abundant with wildlife. There is an island in the lake which is the breeding ground for swans, ducks and turtles. Residents can watch and enjoy the abundance of wildlife from our coffee lounge that overlooks the lake. The lounge area boasts a dance floor for lots of different entertainment as well as having a grand piano that not only can be played individually but is also connected to an iPod that plays your favourite tunes.

    All rooms have access to external gardens and courtyards that have plenty of outdoor furniture and park benches for those who want to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine.

    There is an outdoor bowling green and chess board game.

    The total size of the facility is 11000 square metres (excluding the beautiful surrounding gardens and courtyards).

    There are several covered outdoor areas where residents can enjoy sitting outside regardless of the weather Surrounding the facility are several benches for residents to sit and enjoy the views or have a rest between walking distances.