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Illawarra Diggers

· 8 Blundell Parade Corrimal 2518 Nsw

Residential aged care at Illawarra Diggers in Corrimal, New South Wales

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    This aged care home features a variety of communal areas including dining rooms, sitting and lounge areas, a TV room, recreation room, library, gardens, courtyards, and balconies. It also houses a kiosk and provides direct lift access from the car park to residential floors.

    Residents can participate in an extensive lifestyle program available six days a week, which includes bus trips, outings, shopping trips, exercise classes, and cultural and spiritual activities, in addition to concerts and special events. Additionally, there is access to a veterans' welfare officer.

    • Gardens
    • Outdoor courtyard
    • Nearby shops
    • Exercise classes
    • Organised activities

    Top Rated Home in Corrimal

    One of the top homes in Corrimal according to residents and Government service audits.

    8.8
    Overall Score
    188
    Staffing Minutes
    3 Year Accreditation

    Illawarra Diggers Reviews

    8.9· Recommended by 89% residents

    Categories

    Staff9.1
    91%
    Home8.4
    84%
    Independence9.4
    94%
    Food6.7
    67%
    Kindness9.5
    95%
    Safety9.5
    95%

    The Residents Experience rating shows what current residents at Illawarra Diggers think of the food, staff, care and more. These ratings are from the 2023 Aged Care Quality Commission Survey.

    Elena Borriello
    Elena Borriello
     · 26/07/2022

    Friendly and helpful receptionist with RAT testing etc. They took all precautions re Covid. Nice new wing attended 16.07.22

    Juli Essenberg
    Juli Essenberg
     · 15/05/2021

    My Dad came into Diggers 2 years ago. Diggers have been very caring. He loved the food , the staff and his room. It was a very positive experience for him. He came to Diggers at 93 when his health declined. I am glad I had the Care Manager and the staff to help & advise me throughout those 2 years. When he was passing the care staff were very compassionate, very supportive & capable in that final part of his life. I saw that what they do is not just a job. They really cared for my Dad. They were sad like me. Despite this they helped us both at that difficult time with their nursing skills and by knowing what to do. After all it was not familiar territory for me. I would recommend The Diggers aged care highly & with out any reservations.

    Diane & Tony Bradley
    Diane & Tony Bradley
     · 11/01/2019

    Fantastic facility for the elderly. My mother is a very happy resident. Staff are very caring. Top marks.

    Adrian Morrisson
    Adrian Morrisson
     · 11/12/2017

    Not a resident, my father in law is a resident Nice rooms Pleasant staff Food is pretty good, homely , and plentiful. Plenty of lounge areas to sit and chat Residents seem to get along Parking can be a bit tight

    Oz Oz
    Oz Oz
     · 18/11/2016

    Great place for elderly to spend their lives in nice quiet spot with great views to mountains and ocean. Facilities are modern and staff have always a smile on their face

    Rooms & Pricing

    $325,000 - $850,000 · 170 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Superior Room1EnsuiteBetween 15-17m2
    Standard Room1SharedBetween 12m2
    Deluxe Room1Shared26.4m2
    Standard Room1EnsuiteBetween 12-18m2
    Deluxe Room with Ensuite Dementia Specific1EnsuiteBetween 17-19m2
    Premium Room1Ensuite29m2
    Premium Suite with Ensuite1Ensuite40.1m2
    Deluxe Room1Ensuite26.4m2
    Deluxe Suite1Ensuite28m2
    Superior Room with Ensuite Dementia Specific1Ensuite17-19m2

    About the Staff

    188
    188 mins
    All Care Staff
    31 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Dietetics
    Podiatrists
    Enrolled Nurses
    Physiotherapists
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Speech Pathologists
    Care Managers
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at Illawarra Diggers received 188 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 104% of their daily total care target of 180 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Illawarra Diggers Aged and Community Care Limited
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 22138528953

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited

    Location

    8 Blundell Parade Corrimal 2518 Nsw

    Questions

    What is the ACQSC star rating of Illawarra Diggers?

    Illawarra Diggers has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Illawarra Diggers?

    Illawarra Diggers has 10 different types of rooms which range in price between $325,000 and $850,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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