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RFBI Goulburn
Masonic Village

10 Long Street, Goulburn NSW 2580

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Residential care: secure, compassionate assisted living

Whether the onset of health problems is gradual or sudden, if the need to seek assistance and comfort increases, RFBI Goulburn Masonic Village can provide an assisted lifestyle which includes round-the-clock care.

We are well aware that the decisions involved cause rising levels of concern both personally and for your loved ones. You will find us completely attuned to your needs, and dedicated to helping both you and your family adapt to the many changes ahead.

You can count on our compassionate and caring staff to listen to your needs in detail and provide the right options for you.

Tranquil community setting close to city life

RFBI Goulburn Masonic Village is in a quiet location less than 2km from the Goulburn city centre (two hours drive from Sydney and one hour from Canberra).

Goulburn was Australia’s first inland city; its many attractions include the splendid architecture of the original buildings and houses. Here, you can enjoy the convenience of city services together with the calm serenity of a country lifestyle.

We offer a wide variety of activities including bus excursions and visits to local shopping centres and restaurants. Community groups visit the village regularly to provide fun and entertainment.

Our community hall provides a venue for residents to meet and join in a wide variety of activities. For quiet times, there are several secluded, peaceful garden areas and courtyards. Various religious services are held in the activities room.

Our 12-seater bus heads off each Tuesday to Goulburn for shopping.


Facilities

Everything you need is right here

RFBI Goulburn Masonic Village comprises 43 residential care rooms — 32 for permanent residents, one for respite care plus a 10-bed memory support unit for residents living with dementia. Each room offers spacious accommodation and en-suite bathrooms; many have a private balcony.

Care is provided 24 hours a day in a loving and friendly environment where quality of life and attention to your needs are our number one priority. Our personal care assistants help with day to day needs as required; showering, dressing, grooming, mobility and ongoing treatment for health problems. Recreational and therapeutic activities are managed onsite for convenience

Catering and laundry are both on site, with main meals served in the village’s large dining room. Morning and afternoon teas and supper are also provided. Your visitors are also invited to enjoy a catered meal with you at a minimal charge.

Size of room (m²) Excluding Ensuite – 20m²

Year Opened 1996
All levels of care
Number of Beds 43
Single rooms with ensuite
Couples rooms with ensuite -
Secure dementia care
Private balcony or courtyard
Village bus
On-Site Shop
Hair dressing salon
Cafe / Kiosk -
Free WiFi
Medical Consultation Room

PAYMENT OPTIONS

RAD DAP COMBINATION
ROOM CATEGORY Maximum refundable
accommodation deposit
Maximum daily accommodation
payment (If no RAD is paid)
Example of paying 50% of RAD and remaining 50% by DAP

ROOM A

(Max. Occupancy 1)

$400,000

$62.46

RAD$200,000

DAILY DAP$31.23

ROOM B

(Max. Occupancy 1)

$300,000

$46.84

RAD$150,000

DAILY DAP$23.42

ROOM A

(Max. Occupancy 1)

RAD

Maximum refundable
accommodation deposit

$400,000

DAP

Maximum daily accommodation
payment (If no RAD is paid)

$62.46

COMBINATION

Example of paying 50% of RAD and remaining 50% by DAP

RAD$200,000

DAILY DAP$31.23

ROOM B

(Max. Occupancy 1)

RAD

Maximum refundable
accommodation deposit

$300,000

DAP

Maximum daily accommodation
payment (If no RAD is paid)

$46.84

COMBINATION

Example of paying 50% of RAD and remaining 50% by DAP

RAD$150,000

DAILY DAP$23.42

As of the 1st July 2014, new residents have greater choice on how to pay for their accommodation costs. These choices include:

  1. Residents can choose to pay for accommodation by a refundable deposit (RAD) paid as a lump sum,
  2. A daily payment (DAP), or
  3. A combination of both

A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically (e.g. fortnightly). A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

As RFBI offers a variety of accommodation options and prices we encourage you and your family to discuss your needs with a financial adviser to ensure that you are receiving the best financial outcome available to you.

Our published Accommodation Payment prices are our maximum rates and will apply for those with adequate financial means. Residents with limited assets may be eligible for support by the Department of Social Services.

This means that you will not be required to pay the published Accommodation Payment. If you are not supported, but affordability is still a factor, be assured this will not necessarily affect your eligibility for accommodation.

The Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) amounts quoted above are current as of today and may change (in line with interest rate adjustments) for entry dates after the 1st July. When there are changes to the interest rate RFBI will update the new DAP’s based on the new quarterly interest rate.

Optional additional costs (ie not including the accommodation price for the room) associated with the room

Services that require an additional fee include hairdressing, physiotherapy and podiatry, phone connection and Foxtel connection.

For more information about Pricing you can click on this link: http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/financial-and-legal/aged-care-homes-costs-explained.

History

RFBI Goulburn Masonic Village was started in 1993 and is built on a site originally owned by the Gulson family, who continue to live in the district.

Gulson Lodge Caring Hostel was officially opened in 1996, with the addition to the hostel of Peter Larkin Wing in 1999. Seven new retirement living villas and a new laundry were completed in 2006.

 

Contact Information

To find out more about RFBI Goulburn Masonic Village, please make an appointment to see us.  We look forward to meeting you so we can better understand your needs ad hopefully be able to assist you.

If you would like a tour of the village or if you urgently need care, please call our General Manager Mr Anthony White on 02 4822 1881 or click here to send us an email

You can visit the village at:

10 Long Street, Goulburn, NSW 2580.