Gumleigh Gardens Hostel is designed to achieve the very best in assisted aged care living. Opened in 2015, the hostel features 15 dementia specific rooms and 29 aged care rooms.
An architecturally designed facility, the hostel features courtyard gardens, water features and lovely walkways. The interior is furnished with modern design furnishings and fittings and there are both shared and intimate lounges. Featuring big screen televisions, library facilities, an on-site chapel with weekly services, the addition of the hostel to the Gumleigh Gardens Village means that those who may require assisted care services can remain close and stay in touch with the community they have grown close to.
With all aged care services in Australia, it is expected that you contribute to the cost of your care if you can afford to do so. Fees associated with your care at Gumleigh Gardens Hostel are as follows:-
- Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD): – this is commonly referred to as the “bond” and is determined by Centrelink and based on the assessment of your income and assets. The full RAD for Gumleigh Gardens Hostel is $400,000.
- Daily Fee – The daily fee for full residential aged are at UPA facilities is set at 85% of the basic pension. This is indexed by the Government and is increased twice a year, when the pension is increased.
Gumleigh Gardens Aged Care Hostel is part of the Riverina Murray Region of the United Protestant Association of New South Wales. A not-for-profit provider of aged care services, operating five retirement villages, six residential aged care facilities and providing aged care support services across southern New South Wales and the border.
Contact details are as follows:-
29 Shaw Street
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
Phone: (02) 6931 0409
Fax: (02) 6971 9610