Opal Hillside offers beautiful accommodation and innovative aged care services in the Lake Macquarie Region. The home provides a friendly and inviting atmosphere for residents and families, offering residential aged care, assisted living and independent living all on the one campus.
The home provides specialist aged care services including permanent, respite and dementia-specific care, this is delivered by Opal’s Registered Nurse led model of care. Opal staff are also trained in specialist dementia care through an education partnership with Dementia Australia.
Opal Hillside features the latest innovations in aged care, offering large single, companion and luxury rooms that offer additional services including linen, toiletries and dining packages.
At the home, residents and their families are able to make the most of the facilities and services on offer. This includes specialist clinical care, spectacular courtyards, a cafe, a hairdressers, recreational programs, home-style fresh meals cooked on site, access to physiotherapy and additional premium products and services. All while receiving the highest possible quality of care from our caring and compassionate staff.
Short-term care is available to help you
Being carers ourselves, we understand what you and your family are going through. We know the dedication and commitment involved with full time care. We also understand that every now and then, it’s necessary to take time out. Hear Colin’s experience of short-term (respite) care at one of our homes.
Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable deposit, a daily payment or a combination of both. A maximum refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) is paid as a lump sum amount. A maximum daily accommodation payment (DAP) accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.
|Room||Room Type||Max Occ||Size||RAD||DAP||50% RAD||50% DAP|
|Standard - Banks||Companion||4||21-36m²||$310000||$49.01||$155000||$24.51|
|Superior - Banks||Single||1||15m²||$370000||$58.49||$185000||$29.25|
|Superior - Paterson||Companion||2||30.5m²||$370000||$58.49||$185000||$29.25|
|Premium - Paterson||Single||1||23m²||$450000||$71.14||$225000||$35.57|
|Premium - Paterson||Single - Valley View||1||23m²||$480000||$75.88||$240000||$37.94|
|Premium - Paterson||Single - Balcony||1||31m²||$525000||$82.99||$262500||$41.5|
|Current interest rate on unpaid RAD: 5.77%||Cost Explained|
Standard room is light filled, clean, fresh and appropriately furnished.
Superior single room is private, clean and appropriately furnished.
Respite residents should enquire as to what is not included in accommodation price.