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Whiddon Belmont

· 10 Gibson Street Belmont 2280 Nsw

Residential aged care at Whiddon Belmont in Belmont, New South Wales

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    Whiddon Belmont is an aged care facility located near Lake Macquarie, close to Newcastle. The home features a main wing and a secure dementia wing. Facilities include 53 fully-furnished private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, two large dining rooms, a hairdressing salon, and a range of lounge spaces. There are also landscaped gardens with open areas and courtyards.

    Residents have access to leisure activities, which occur in various communal areas and include regular outings using the home's private bus. A large lounge equipped with a flat screen television and several smaller private lounges offer places for relaxation and family visits. The care at Whiddon Belmont emphasizes personalized plans that respect residents’ independence and enjoyment.

    • Gardens
    • Outdoor courtyard
    • Onsite hairdresser
    • Organised activities

    Top Rated Home in Belmont

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

    8.3
    Overall Score
    188
    Staffing Minutes
    3 Year Accreditation

    Whiddon Belmont Reviews

    8.5· Recommended by 73% residents

    Categories

    Staff8.8
    88%
    Home8.2
    82%
    Independence9.1
    91%
    Food7.0
    70%
    Kindness9.5
    95%
    Safety9.1
    91%

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

    Mark Henley
    Mark Henley
     · 22/07/2022

    Please change your website information re respite care. Website says that Belmont and Redhead facilities do (generally) have respite available, but I have found out that that this is no longer the case.

    Rooms & Pricing

    $355,000 - $480,000 · 55 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

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    Single - Hostel B Deluxe1Ensuite19-23m2

    About the Staff

    188
    188 mins
    All Care Staff
    38 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 Whiddon Belmont received 188 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 98% of their daily total care target of 191 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by The Frank Whiddon Masonic Homes of NSW
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 49082385091

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited
    • 1 Year accreditation period

    Location

    10 Gibson Street Belmont 2280 Nsw

    Questions

    What is the ACQSC star rating of Whiddon Belmont?

    Whiddon Belmont has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Whiddon Belmont?

    Whiddon Belmont has 5 different types of rooms which range in price between $355,000 and $480,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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