Casterton Memorial Hospital

ph (03) 5554 2555

Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF)

Within Glenelg House, you will find a selection of modern, fresh and spacious bedrooms located within three discreet wings.  With a choice of single or shared rooms residents are able to relax and feel at home knowing that every room is designed for comfort, safety and security, all with contemporary trimmings including large LCD televisions and central heating and cooling.

Each room includes a spacious individual or shared ensuite bathroom which is fully equipped to provide for every resident’s needs.  Rooms have direct access to spacious outdoor gardens providing residents with both personal and private space in their rooms and shared outdoor activities.

Accommodation Prices

Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
Single Room – Private Ensuite $380,000* $62.05
Single Room – Shared Ensuite $340,000* $55.72

*This is the Maximum and is negotiable dependant on individual circumstances

Example of paying a combination of RAD and DAP:

An incoming resident may choose, for example, to pay 50% of their accommodation by a RAD and the other 50% through DAP. If this was the option chosen, then the resident would pay the prices outlined in the table below

Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
Single Room – Private Ensuite $190,000* $31.03
Single Room – Shared Ensuite $170,000* $27.86

Number and Type of Bedrooms:

Room Type Number of Rooms
Single Room With Private Ensuite 20
Single Room With Shared Ensuite 10
Bedroom Size (Square Metres)
Average Bedroom Size – Single 14m2

Common Areas:

Dining/Lounge Room Activities Room Sitting Rooms
Number 3 1 2
Size 60m2 each 12m2 each

Also see: Residential Aged Care

Glenelg House provides three large, open lounge areas for residents to enjoy, each comfortably furnished with individual recliner chairs, settees and opening onto generous outdoor garden areas.  Each lounge area has its own large screen TV (LCD) and includes a dining area with kitchenette, from which all main meals can be served should the residents wish.  The dining rooms have the capacity to seat 12 people.

Sweeping gardens provide space to stroll and relax whilst only a short distance to the town centre where an array of shops and local businesses boast every convenience.

In addition, for your peace of mind, Glenelg House enjoys a private and secure outdoor area that incorporates courtyards, gazebo, barbeque facilities, established trees, manicured gardens, vegetable patch and a chicken coop.  All staff are fully trained nurses and events/activities programs are conducted by qualified staff.

List of Services available to residents:

Bedroom Furnishings (supplied) Y/N
Bed / mattress Y
Overbed table Y
Bedside drawers (locked / not locked) Y
Wardrobe Y
Linen Y – Including Bed Covers/blankets – Residents able to bring own doonas
In room Y – all rooms have TV provided free of charge
Communal Y – Big Screen television/DVD in each lounge area
Phone Y – Personal Phone Access
Virtual visiting Y – Resources provided with staff assistance, i.e. Skype, Network video facility
Email access Y – Specific area and equipment provided for email access
Resident computer access Y – Desktop and Laptop available

Other Onsite Services:

Personal Services
Hairdressing Y
Mail Y
Newspapers / magazines Y
Personal shopping Y – provided with staff assistance
Personal laundry Y – Onsite daily service. Other service arranged as requested at residents costs i.e. dry cleaning etc.
Mobile voting Y
Visiting hours Y
Access to multi taxi program Y
Activities Programs Y
Food Services
Menu selection Y – 4 week rotating menu available with daily choices for all meals
Medical & other Services (onsite)
Pathology Y – Daily service
Pharmacy Y
Urgent Care Department Y
Radiology Y
Dental services Y – On appointment; public dental access
Hearing services Y – external service providers visit regularly
Vision services Y – and offsite services available in request
Allied Health Y
Visiting GPs/ frequency Y
Visiting medical specialists Y – by appointment
Community services
School visiting program Y – Various activities and regular visiting by local students
Church visiting program Y – clergy and volunteer program
Visiting Pets Y
Other (specify): Friends of Glenelg House – Volunteer Group

Other features:

  • Co-Located within Hospital facility.
  • 24 hour qualified Registered Nursing staff on-site
  • Medical Clinic on site with 24/7 emergency medical care
  • On-site visiting hairdressing
  • Hydrotherapy bath
  • Activities program
  • Recreational and lifestyle programs with fully qualified staff.
  • Transport options available
  • Modern IT capabilities / WIFI facilities to all areas
  • Daily freshly cooked meals

Also see: Residential Aged Care

All enquiries can be made with Casterton Memorial Hospital. Phone Reception on (03) 5554 2555