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The Birches

· Foster Street Hamilton 3300 VIC

Residential aged care at The Birches in Hamilton, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    The aged care home offers around-the-clock care with registered and enrolled nurses, personal care staff, and allied health assistants available to residents. Each resident receives a personalized care plan, inclusive of daily room and en-suite cleaning, while respecting individual cultural customs and beliefs.

    The facility is equipped with robust safety and health programs including falls and pressure injury prevention, infection control, and a comprehensive quality improvement initiative. Additionally, there are security services and provisions for social leave. Special measures like pre-admission financial planning and a patient deposit trust account are also in place.

    Residents can participate in various activities like school and church visitation programs, Delta Dogs, and massage therapy. The staff includes catering, reception during business hours, ward assistants, medical professionals, and volunteers, ensuring a holistic approach to resident care and well-being.

      Top Rated Home in Hamilton

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

      9.6
      Overall Score
      208
      Staffing Minutes
      3 Year Accreditation
      9.6
      suburb average

      The Birches Reviews

      8.9· Recommended by 89% residents

      Categories

      Staff9.0
      90%
      Home9.0
      90%
      Independence8.9
      89%
      Food7.9
      79%
      Kindness9.6
      96%
      Safety9.8
      98%

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

      Rooms & Pricing

      $400,000 - $400,000 · 45 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

      Single Rooms with Ext Garden1Ensuite18.22m 2 (average size)
      Single Rooms with Garden Views1Ensuite18.22m 2 (average size)

      About the Staff

      208
      208 mins
      All Care Staff
      63 mins
      Registered Nurse

      Types of staff employed

      Dietetics
      Podiatrists
      Enrolled Nurses
      Physiotherapists
      Registered Nurses
      Personal Carers
      Speech Pathologists
      Care Managers
      Allied Health Assistants
      Occupational Therapists
      Lifestyle and Recreation

      The average resident at The Birches received 208 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 97% of their daily total care target of 214 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

      Things to know

      About the operator

      • Operated by Western District Health Service
      • Government business
      • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
      • ABN: 47616976917

      Safety Checks

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

      Location

      Foster Street Hamilton 3300 VIC

      Questions

      What is the ACQSC star rating of The Birches?

      The Birches has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

      What is the price range of residential aged care at The Birches?

      The Birches has 2 different types of rooms which range in price between $400,000 and $400,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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