The ‘Basic Daily Fee’ is set by the Government at 85% of full pension. For some people, this is the only fee they will need to pay.
There are also a means-tested care fee and an accommodation payment. These vary according to your ability to pay, which is determined by a Centrelink assessment.
Check the pricing tab for the care centres that interest you for more information.
How can I find the nursing home thats right for me?
Amana Living has 12 residential nursing homes in Perth and one in Kalgoorlie, offering a variety of accommodation styles and services to suit a wide range of mobility, care needs and levels of independence.
In our dementia-specific centres and wings, people living with this challenging disease can receive specialist care in a secure, safe environment.
Why would I choose an Amana Living nursing home?
Amana Living has been offering care and services for older Western Australians for over 50 years. Our approach is to focus on the individual, paying close attention to their emotional, psychological and social needs, as well as providing top quality clinical and personal care round the clock.
Residents are encouraged to maintain as much independence as possible, to be involved in decision-making regarding the care and services they require, and to maintain connections with others.
In addition, our nursing homes offer some of the most spacious rooms in the industry, most with private ensuites, and many with private lounge rooms and kitchenettes.
How do I find out if I am eligible for nursing homes?
Your first step is to contact your GP who will arrange for you to be assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT). If the assessment states that you have been approved for permanent admission into residential care, you are ready for the next step.
What are nursing homes?
Nursing homes provide permanent accommodation and 24-hour care and services for those who are no longer able to live in their own home.