Aged Care

Residential Care

Overview

Mittamatite Lodge is a 34-bed facility which caters for both high and low dependency residential aged care. Our residential care facility provides a high standard of care for older people and people with disabilities.

Mittamatite A consists of 19 beds, 6 twin share and 7 single rooms. Mittamatite B facility consists of 15 single rooms with 2 rooms interconnecting providing residential care options for couples.  Respite care is also available.

Our philosophy recognises ageing is a natural process of life and we adopt a client centred care focus, making sure residents are actively determining their own wants and needs. We provide care for residents based on each person’s strengths and developing these to the optimum.  We welcome family engagement in all aspects of care.

Corryong Health adopts the active service model that is enabling people stay active and participate in the community whilst doing as much for themselves as possible. This is proven to help people stay more independent with a greater sense of wellbeing.

Visiting hours to Mittamatite Lodge is from 11 am to 8 pm daily: visitors are required to have a RA test and wear a mask prior to entering.  Do not visit if you have flu like symptoms as we need to keep our residents safe.

What we provide
  • Qualified and caring staff attend to residents 24 hours a day, registered nurses on site 24 hours a day
  • Comprehensive care planning and revision of care plans to ensure resident needs and preferences are followed
  • Medication management and supervision
  • Access to Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Occupational Therapists, Allied Health, Professionals and Diversional Therapy
  • Daily access to Nurses and Doctors through our Acute and Medical Clinic facilities
  • Hospitality services with fresh meals cooked on site, laundry services, cleaning and room service.
  • The Montessori approach to dementia care, utilized to improve interaction and maintain meaningful connection with staff, family and our community
  • Visiting pastoral care and musicians.
Steps to enter
  1. Get a referral from your usual doctor, your family or the Corryong Health Continuum of Care team to the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) to arrange for an assessment of your care needs.
  2. Complete Centrelink’s Permanent Residential Aged Care Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment
  3. Make an appointment with our Nurse Unit Manager to discuss availability of a room – copies of ACAT assessment, any Doctors summaries or health care providers reports, Powers of Attorney, Medicare, Private Health and Pension/ DVA details, are necessary for this appointment.
  4. Contact reception on (02) 6076 3200, to make an appointment with the Finance Department and discuss Resident Agreement and Accommodation Deposit payment options and direct debit.
Fees and charges

For details on fees, rebates and financial support programs available, please contact our Finance Officer – Kerrie Clarke on (02) 6076 3200.

Retirement Village

Overview

Upper Murray Retirement Village is owned and operated by Corryong Health. It is designated to meet the needs of retirees who wish to live independently, while being comfortable in the knowledge that Corryong Health has an extensive range of support services available should the need arise. Coupled with this, is the knowledge that fellowship, security and companionship are always at hand.

What we provide

Single Bedroom Units

Each unit consists of a lounge/ dining room, kitchen, laundry, bathroom and toilet. All units are equipped with the following:

  • Floor coverings
  • Curtains
  • Electric oven and cook top
  • Rangehood
  • Solar boosted Electric Hot Water Service
  • Light fittings
  • Split system air conditioner

Terrace Units

Each unit consists of 2 bedrooms, a lounge/ dining room, kitchen, laundry, study, bathroom, toilet and garage. These units have a small enclosed yard and covered outdoor area.

All units are equipped with the following:

  • Floor coverings
  • Curtains
  • Electric oven and cook top
  • Rangehood
  • Solar boosted Electric Hot Water Service
  • Light fittings
  • Split system air conditioner
  • Dishwasher

Both the terrace and the one-bedroom units are available for community members who:

  • Are 65 years and older
  • Independent: may require assistance with person care, domestic services, meals on wheels and shopping
  • Mobile: can use walking aides of some description
  • Working towards having an ACAS assessment which may entitle the individual to obtain an aged care package

While the one-bedroom and terrace units are available to community consumers over the age of 65 years, community consumers under 65 years of age will be considered. Each application is considered on a case by case circumstances.

Steps to enter
  1. If you meet the eligibility criteria, contact our Community Care Manager to get an application form to complete.
  2. Based on application, the Continuum of Care team will allocate any available single bedroom unit to a person most in need. The terrace houses will be allocated by the Hardship committee.
  3. Sign a Village Lease Agreement. This is a formal undertaking from Corryong Health to provide the level of accommodation selected.
  4. Pay a four-week rental as a bond for Terrace Units. Single bedroom units require no contribution upon entry.
Fees and charges

Single bed room units require no contribution upon entry and pay a weekly rental fee.

The terrace houses require on entry a four weeks rental as a bond which is refunded when you leave.  The tenant is required to pay a weekly rental fee.