Glenarm is a 30 bed residential facility co-located alongside the acute hospital in Burgoyne Street, Kerang. The home is also linked to the Allied Health building which houses allied health services, a pathology service, an oncology service and visiting GP’s and specialists.
The current home was opened in April 2016 and comprises 30 single rooms with ensuites, individually controlled air-conditioning, large flat screen television and a private telephone.
The common areas of the home include a large kitchen/dining area, large lounge area, four separate sitting areas, a family room for visiting families and two large landscaped gardens with secure fencing and a hairdressing room.
Activities for residents are organised by a full-time Activity Co-ordinator and a Hairdresser visits the home every week.
The monthly activities calendar for Glenarm residents can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
Glenarm rotates the menu’s each week and each menu is offered once a month to ensure variety.
- View Menu [pdf]
Glenarm Consumer Experience
Qualified nursing staff provide individualised personal care to every resident in a homelike environment.
Glenarm Accommodation Prices
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) – $550,000.00
Equivalent Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) – $106.38 per day
Example of a Daily Accommodation Deposit (DAP)
Joe has had his income and asset assessment completed by Services Australia and has been advised that he can be asked to pay the following fees:
- Base Daily Care Fee of $56.87 per day
- Daily Accommodation Contribution (DAC) of $21.63 per day.
His assets have been assessed to be $100,000.
The DAC can be paid as a daily fee, as an equivalent RAD or a combination of a RAD and DAC.
Based on a DAC of $21.63 per day Glenarm can request the equivalent RAD, being $111,826.49. Joe must be left with $55,000 of his assets after paying any RAD. As he has $100,000 in assets he can pay a RAD of $45,000.
If Joe chooses to pay a RAD of $45,000, the DAP of $21.63 will reduce, calculated as follows:
(Maximum RAD Glenarm can charge less RAD paid)*Maximum permissible interest rate/365 days.
The DAP reduces to $12.93 per day.
Note: 7.06% is the maximum permissible interest rate as at January 2023.
Further information about Glenarm can be accessed by downloading the Residential Aged Care booklet below.
Glenarm Room Description
Glenarm room description can be found on the My Aged Care website (click hyperlink to view).
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For any other financial assistance please contact the Finance Officer at Kerang District Health on 5450 9206.