Room information

Single room with a private ensuite (4m x 5m)

Maximum Lump Sum (RAD): $400,000

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Sandpiper

Sandpiper Lodge is located in the historic coastal town of Goolwa and provides low care and high care services.

With excellent facilities, experienced staff and beautiful surroundings, our residents enjoy the highest possible quality of life in a safe, supportive environment.

The lodge offers 81 individual rooms, all with spacious ensuites, built-in wardrobes and reverse cycle air-conditioning.

Residents can enjoy chef-cooked meals, prepared on site, which cater for special dietary requirements.

The outdoor garden area and communal lounges provide comfortable areas to relax, or socialise with family and friends.

Details

Sandpiper

Size 4m x 5m
Storage Built in robe
TV Yes
Heating individual Yes
Cooling individual Yes
Heating central n/a
Cooling central n/a
Date of construction n/a
Date of refurbishment n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Australian Government regulates accommodation charges for residential care services. Although the Government provides some financial support, you may need to contribute towards your costs.

These charges can either be a lump sum payment (Refundable Accommodation Deposit – RAD) or a regular daily payment (Daily Accommodation Payment – DAP), or a combination of both.

If the accommodation charge is paid as a lump sum (RAD) it is fully refundable, unless you choose to pay other charges from this.

Please call our friendly Care Options team on 1800 852 772 for more personalised information.

The maximum lump sum accommodation charge per person is $400,000 for a single room with a private ensuite (4m x 5m).

Maximum Lump Sum (RAD) $400,000
Maximum Daily Payment (DAP) $63.23

Combination Option: 50% (RAD)

Combination Option: 50% (DAP)

$200,000

$31.62

Please note charges valid 01/01/18 - 31/03/2018.

About

When you first walk into one of our residential care homes, you'll quickly appreciate why people who live with us love it.

Sandpiper Lodge, located in the historic coastal township of Goolwa, provides individualised care services by our team of qualified professional staff to suit the level and complexity of your needs.

Outdoors, you can relax in the well-maintained gardens. Indoors, you can socialise and relax in the lounge dining rooms with your family and friends.

We provide you with a range of activities for you to choose from everyday to enjoy an active lifestyle. Our focus is on keeping you healthy so you can continue doing the things you love.

Our experienced professional teams are on hand to provide individualised care services to provide you with the support you deserve when you need it, including long term stay respite care.

Each of the 81 individual rooms offers you spacious ensuites, built-in wardrobes and reverse cycle air-conditioning. Couples rooms are also available.

Our Pastoral care staff caters to your spiritual needs, to all faiths and denominations, and are also available to provide counselling and social support to you.

You will also enjoy chef-cooked meals prepared on site, which cater for special dietary requirements.

Keeping you connected to the life you love

Our focus is to provide a place to call your home that will help you to age healthily, maintain the independence you value, stay informed and keep you connected with family, friends and the community you love.

Our core values of care, communication, creativity and teamwork are at the heart of our work. They’re the guiding principles that shape how we think and what we deliver, because we are passionate meeting your needs and exceeding your expectations.

Services

  • 81 bedrooms
  • Spacious ensuite rooms with built-in wardrobes
  • Room controlled reverse cycle air-conditioning
  • Rooms for couples
  • Chef-cooked meals catering to all dietary requirements and prepared on site
  • Long term stay respite care on availability
  • Lounges for family visits and relaxing
  • Large flat screen TVs in lounges
  • Hairdressing and beauty therapy salon
  • Kiosk
  • Chapel
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Tranquil rural surroundings

Location

35 Washington Street

Goolwa SA, 5214

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an accommodation payment?

Depending on your government mean testing assessment, you may be asked to contribute to the cost of your accommodation in residential care. This may be as either a lump sum payment (Refundable Accommodation Deposit - RAD) or as a regular periodic payment (Daily Accommodation Payment – DAP), or a combination of both.

How is my income assessed?

Your income is usually assessed by Centrelink. However, if you receive a regular service pension or income support supplement from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), they will assess your income.
If you do not receive any pension, when you enter care you will need to provide information about your income to Centrelink.

Will I have to pay anything else besides the basic daily fee?

Some residents have to pay a means-tested fee, in addition to the basic daily fee. This is determined by Centrelink on behalf of the Department of Social Services.