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Beresford Coward Hostel

Beresford Coward Hostel is nestled privately on the McLean Care® grounds, surrounded by beautiful gardens. There are 53 rooms in Beresford Coward Hostel, each very spacious with a private en suite. All our rooms feature access to a private patio and large windows. Beresford Coward is divided into four courts. Two courts share a dining room and comfortable sun-filled sitting rooms.


Care in The Beresford Coward Hostel

Beresford Coward Hostel is a suitable care environment for you if you are able to:
• Mobilise independently or with the assistance of 1 staff member
• Transfer on and off your bed independently or with the assistance of 1 staff member
• Toilet independently or with the assistance of 1 staff member
• Manage food and fluids independently (or with supervision)
• Independently manage all aspects of activities of daily living or with the assistance of 1 staff member

Room and Care Cost

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable deposit, a daily payment, or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid monthly. A daily payment drawn from a refundable deposit will accrue daily and be drawn monthly from the deposit. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

To establish the fees you may be asked to pay, your income and assets will be taken into account. You may be asked to pay one or more of the following fees:

A Basic Daily Fee
This covers living costs such as meals, power and laundry. For some people this is the only fee they are required to pay.

A Means Tested Care Fee
This is an additional contribution towards the cost of care that some people may be required to pay. The Department of Human Services will work out if you are required to pay this fee based on an assessment of your income and assets, and will advise you of the amount.

An Accommodation Payment
This is for your accommodation in the home. Some people will have their accommodation costs met in full or part by the Australian Government, while others will need to pay the accommodation price agreed with the aged care home.

The maximum accommodation payment at McLean Care Ltd is $340,000.
The interest rate used is the maximum permissible interest rate (MPIR) current at date of entry. The interest rate is 5.70% per annum.

The maximum accommodation payment can be paid as:
• A Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) of $340,000.
• A Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) of $53.10.
• A combination of a RAD and a DAP, for example:
A 30% RAD (deposit) of $102,000 plus a 70% DAP of $37.17
• A RAD with a draw down, for example:
A RAD of $102,000 with a monthly draw down of a $37.17 DAP with draw down amounts charged at a percentage of 5.70% per annum.


Why Choose McLean Care

> Approved by Australian Government to provide aged care services
> Accredited high standard of care
> Award winning, professional, trained staff
> All staff hold current police checks
> Non-profit organisation with no religious affiliation
> Experienced rural and regional provider
> Provide innovative, technological care solutions


Residential Care Services

> Permanent Care

> Respite Care

> Dementia Care

> Palliative Care

Residential Programme

8th-14th July 2018
Diabetes Week

15th-21st July 2018
Wound Awareness Week




When you want the best Residential Care experience

At McLean Care®, the most important thing is that you are at the centre of your own care, and that you make the choices about your day-to-day living and experiences. We’re so sure you will enjoy your life with us, and all the freedoms that come with that, because we are always looking for ways to make your day - from the many social outings available, and leisure, lifestyle and wellness activities, to fun activities in the home and garden, community visitors and entertainers.

If you love being busy and involved, we’ve got so many things for you to experience. If you appreciate a bit of peace and quiet from time-to-time, then we’ve got some beautiful, tranquil spaces for you to enjoy.

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Home-made food on-site

Partaking in and sharing a meal is one of the most fundamental and significant influences on our everyday enjoyment of life. In the busy environment of the McLean Care® kitchen, we ensure that our staff have ready access to best practice nutrition information for all the special diet needs of our residents.

The McLean Care® hospitality team focuses on the key areas of menu planning for a balanced diet and optimal nutrition that is enjoyable, catering to individual needs, understanding swallowing difficulties and modified food textures, the dining environment and social engagement, and resident independence, oral health, and food and nutrition for those living with dementia.



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Our Vitality Program

Our mission is to make a meaningful and profound difference in your life every day. At our homes, we offer a comprehensive range of flexible, supported and monitored programmes, therapies, services and activities.

We will work closely with you to create health, wellness and social opportunities that can be tailored to your unique gifts, interests, and healthy living goals. However you would like us to support you, we will be guided by your aspirations and abilities to create and deliver a plan that is completely unique and individual to you, focused on your reablement and independence.



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Let's start the conversation

We’re here to help you every step of the way. From working out the right type of care you'll need, to guiding you through the aged care application process and working out what you can afford and what you can expect. Let’s get you started – give us a call – we’re great listeners!

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The aged care checklist

Finding the right care and services is a step-by-step process. Choosing the right care can seem complicated and difficult to know where to start. That’s why we’ve put together some practical advice to guide you through the aged care process so that you can start receiving the help you need sooner.

When should I plan for care?

No-one likes to think of themselves as getting ‘old’, but honestly, the sooner you start thinking about your time beyond retirement, the more choices you’ll realise you have, and the more prepared you’ll feel. It’s all about planning ahead, and making decisions about how you want to live your life so you can stay in control of your future. So, there's no time like the present


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Our Locations


Inverell Residential Care
67 Killean St, Inverell NSW 2360
Inverell Community Care
94‐100 Byron St, Inverell NSW 2360
Tamworth Community Care
Suite 1, 11‐15 Dowe St, Tamworth NSW 2340
Gunnedah Community Care
Suite 1 & 2, 111 Marquis St, Gunnedah NSW 2380
CWA House
21 Cherry Street, Oakey, QLD 4401

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