How to apply for accommodation

For an applicant to be considered for admission, we request the following paperwork be provided to us:

  1. Dorothy Impey Home application form
  2. A copy of your current Aged Care Assessment Record (ACAR)
  3. An Income and Assets Assessment

When a room becomes available we go through applications for a person appropriate for that available room or area.

We then invite suitable applicants to come in to discuss their care needs; financial details and exchange general information required by either party. If things work out, the prospective new resident goes through an admission process.

A date is set for entry. Families may bring personal items familiar to the resident. We usually supply an electric bed (for OHS purposes). The family usually supply an easy chair, TV and anything that will make the resident feel at home.

1. Aged Care Assessment Record (ACAR)

We request that you provide us with a copy of your current Aged Care Assessment Record that is no more than 12 months old. This assessment can be arranged by contacting the Aged Care Assessment Service who can organise an appointment or home visit to assess the level of care required. Hospitals and other healthcare professionals such as medical practitioners can also assist with this process.

The Aged Care Assessment Service can be contacted on (03) 8387 2129

2. Income and Asset Assessment

To establish the agreed accommodation bond we require families to provide an Income and Assets Assessment under section 44-8AB of the Act from the Department of Health and Ageing.

The Income and Assets Assessment is obtainable by contacting Centrelink or DVA

Please visit www.myagedcare.vic.gov.au for information on the fees and charges that may apply to your admission at Dorothy Impey Home.

3. Dorothy Impey Home application form

Click on the download here button below or pick up an application form in person at:

Dorothy Impey Home
317A O'Hea Street
Pascoe Vale South 3044

 

Facility tours

Tours of Dorothy Impey Home are held on Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.

Tours take 30 - 40 minutes on average and there is time for questions at the end. Tour groups have limited numbers and days to ensure we respect the privacy and dignity of our residents, so please ensure you book in advance by calling us on (03) 8102 2400 or by completing the form below.

 

Facility tour booking form

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