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Sash Ferguson

Located in the scenic town of Mount Barker, Sash Ferguson has a strong sense of community with many residents and staff members being Adelaide Hills locals.

Overview

Ten of Sash Ferguson’s 53 rooms are in the memory support unit, which supports residents living with dementia. Landscaped rose gardens, garden beds, trees and shrubs surround the site and the courtyards provide peaceful places for residents to enjoy time outside with their family and friends.

Our chef prepares all food on-site daily with two courses served for lunch and three courses for dinner each day.

Doctors and allied health professionals regularly visit Sash Ferguson providing all residents with quality health care at home. The Adelaide Hills Community Health Service at Mount Barker Hospital also provides after-hours and emergency services.

Sash Ferguson’s on-site hairdressing salon allows residents to have their hair done in-house at an additional cost.

Services and Amenities

  • Permanent and respite care
  • Memory support unit
  • On-site gymnasium
  • On-site hairdressing salon
  • Co-located with Eldercare retirement living units

Location and Access

Sash Ferguson is located in Mount Barker near the main street with cafes and supermarkets nearby. The Mt Barker Homemaker Centre, Mt Barker Village Shopping Centre and Mt Barker Medical Clinic are all a short walk away. Eldercare’s five retirement living locations in Mt Barker allow residents’ loved ones to live nearby, participate in activities and share meals.

Lifestyle

Sash Ferguson’s comprehensive lifestyle program provides residents with the opportunity to enjoy their favourite pastimes, discover new interests and develop new skills. Popular activities include:

  • coffee club
  • cooking group
  • pet therapy
  • “Move It or Lose It” exercise program
  • a variety of musical activities featuring songs of the residents’ generations

Cultural days are regularly celebrated and residents and family members are encouraged to attend the large, special events held at Sash Ferguson each year.

Rooms

General Inclusions

  • Rooms range in size from approx. 20 sq. m to 32 sq. m
  • Private ensuite consists of a toilet, shower, vanity basin and vanity cabinet
  • An electric adjustable high/low bed, bedside cabinet, bedside chair and overway table
  • A built-in wardrobe which includes a chest off drawers with a lockable drawer
  • Reverse-cycle heating and cooling with individual temperature control
  • Private phone connection available
  • A call button and access to 24 hour nursing care

Premium Plus Room

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  • Extra large room
  • Private ensuite
  • Kitchenette
  • Pleasant outlook
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
$525,000
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
$57.82

Classic Vista Room

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1
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  • Private ensuite
  • Pleasant outlook
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
$475,000
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
$52.32

Classic Room

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  • Private ensuite
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
$450,000
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
$49.56

Double Room

2 (shared)
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  • Kitchenette
  • Pleasant outlook
  • Shared ensuite
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
$300,000 (per bed)
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
$33.04 (per bed)

Fees

The fees associated with residential aged care are made up of three elements:

  • Accommodation
  • Care
  • Additional fees and extra services

Your personal financial circumstances will determine how much you will be required to contribute towards the cost of your care and accommodation. Click here for more information or visit the My Aged Care website.

You can also read more about the process of applying for residential aged care and an explanation of the fees and charges or contact our friendly residential admissions team on 1300 925 414 to talk about the costs and payment options available.

Select your preferred room option and use the slider to see how much your daily accommodation payment (DAP) will be, depending on the amount of your refundable accommodation deposit (RAD).

Fee Summary (Sash Ferguson - Premium Plus Room)

Accommodation


Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)
4.02%
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

For those that are required to contribute towards their accommodation costs there are three options:

1. A fully refundable accommodation deposit (RAD)

2. Non-refundable daily accommodation payments (DAP)

3. A combination of both


Use our Fee Calculator to see which option might best suit your financial situation.

Care


The care fee covers day-to-day assistance from carers and clinical staff, wellbeing activities and services such as catering, laundry, cleaning and gardening. It is made up of:

1. Basic Daily Care fee:

Every person entering residential care pays a Basic Daily Care fee which is set at 85% of Centrelink's single, full Age Pension.

2. Means-tested care fee:

An additional contribution towards the cost of your care based on your asset and income levels. This fee is set by the Department of Human Services when they receive your completed Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment form.

Additional services


To complement our high quality service, we provide an Additional Services package that includes a variety of features for your added care and comfort. View our Additional Services flyer for more information.

Fee Summary (Sash Ferguson - Premium Room)

Accommodation


Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)
4.02%
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

For those that are required to contribute towards their accommodation costs there are three options:

1. A fully refundable accommodation deposit (RAD)

2. Non-refundable daily accommodation payments (DAP)

3. A combination of both


Use our Fee Calculator to see which option might best suit your financial situation.

Care


The care fee covers day-to-day assistance from carers and clinical staff, wellbeing activities and services such as catering, laundry, cleaning and gardening. It is made up of:

1. Basic Daily Care fee:

Every person entering residential care pays a Basic Daily Care fee which is set at 85% of Centrelink's single, full Age Pension.

2. Means-tested care fee:

An additional contribution towards the cost of your care based on your asset and income levels. This fee is set by the Department of Human Services when they receive your completed Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment form.

Additional services


To complement our high quality service, we provide an Additional Services package that includes a variety of features for your added care and comfort. View our Additional Services flyer for more information.

Fee Summary (Sash Ferguson - Classic Plus Room)

Accommodation


Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)
4.02%
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

For those that are required to contribute towards their accommodation costs there are three options:

1. A fully refundable accommodation deposit (RAD)

2. Non-refundable daily accommodation payments (DAP)

3. A combination of both


Use our Fee Calculator to see which option might best suit your financial situation.

Care


The care fee covers day-to-day assistance from carers and clinical staff, wellbeing activities and services such as catering, laundry, cleaning and gardening. It is made up of:

1. Basic Daily Care fee:

Every person entering residential care pays a Basic Daily Care fee which is set at 85% of Centrelink's single, full Age Pension.

2. Means-tested care fee:

An additional contribution towards the cost of your care based on your asset and income levels. This fee is set by the Department of Human Services when they receive your completed Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment form.

Additional services


To complement our high quality service, we provide an Additional Services package that includes a variety of features for your added care and comfort. View our Additional Services flyer for more information.

Fee Summary (Sash Ferguson - Classic Vista Room)

Accommodation


Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)
4.02%
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

For those that are required to contribute towards their accommodation costs there are three options:

1. A fully refundable accommodation deposit (RAD)

2. Non-refundable daily accommodation payments (DAP)

3. A combination of both


Use our Fee Calculator to see which option might best suit your financial situation.

Care


The care fee covers day-to-day assistance from carers and clinical staff, wellbeing activities and services such as catering, laundry, cleaning and gardening. It is made up of:

1. Basic Daily Care fee:

Every person entering residential care pays a Basic Daily Care fee which is set at 85% of Centrelink's single, full Age Pension.

2. Means-tested care fee:

An additional contribution towards the cost of your care based on your asset and income levels. This fee is set by the Department of Human Services when they receive your completed Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment form.

Additional services


To complement our high quality service, we provide an Additional Services package that includes a variety of features for your added care and comfort. View our Additional Services flyer for more information.

Fee Summary (Sash Ferguson - Classic Room)

Accommodation


Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)
4.02%
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

For those that are required to contribute towards their accommodation costs there are three options:

1. A fully refundable accommodation deposit (RAD)

2. Non-refundable daily accommodation payments (DAP)

3. A combination of both


Use our Fee Calculator to see which option might best suit your financial situation.

Care


The care fee covers day-to-day assistance from carers and clinical staff, wellbeing activities and services such as catering, laundry, cleaning and gardening. It is made up of:

1. Basic Daily Care fee:

Every person entering residential care pays a Basic Daily Care fee which is set at 85% of Centrelink's single, full Age Pension.

2. Means-tested care fee:

An additional contribution towards the cost of your care based on your asset and income levels. This fee is set by the Department of Human Services when they receive your completed Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment form.

Additional services


To complement our high quality service, we provide an Additional Services package that includes a variety of features for your added care and comfort. View our Additional Services flyer for more information.

Fee Summary (Sash Ferguson - Double Room)

Accommodation


Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)
4.02%
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
(per bed)

For those that are required to contribute towards their accommodation costs there are three options:

1. A fully refundable accommodation deposit (RAD)

2. Non-refundable daily accommodation payments (DAP)

3. A combination of both


Use our Fee Calculator to see which option might best suit your financial situation.

Care


The care fee covers day-to-day assistance from carers and clinical staff, wellbeing activities and services such as catering, laundry, cleaning and gardening. It is made up of:

1. Basic Daily Care fee:

Every person entering residential care pays a Basic Daily Care fee which is set at 85% of Centrelink's single, full Age Pension.

2. Means-tested care fee:

An additional contribution towards the cost of your care based on your asset and income levels. This fee is set by the Department of Human Services when they receive your completed Request for a Combined Assets and Income Assessment form.

Additional services


To complement our high quality service, we provide an Additional Services package that includes a variety of features for your added care and comfort. View our Additional Services flyer for more information.

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