Our assisted living fully serviced apartments offer residents the opportunity to maintain their independence whilst still having the security to access personal care assistance through Westmont Community Care if required. Westmont apartments have a lounge room, bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette if you enjoy cooking for yourself. Or if you prefer, join your friends and family in our beautiful dining area with adjacent community lounge and library.
Assisted living the Westmont way benefits residents who may need help with their weekly chores such as laundry and housekeeping.
Our residents enjoy and value the security of having neighbours and staff members close by whenever they need a helping hand.
Frequently Asked Questions – Apartments
How much does it cost to get in? – $260,000 (as of 1 July 2019) on entry. One-off cost for preparing your residence lease agreement $725.00.
How much per month does it cost? – $1330.45 (single) / $2257.70 (couple) per calendar month and $42.55 per month for telephone/internet charge inclusive of all calls/downloads.
What does this cover? – Two main meals per day, one full Apartment clean per week, one laundry service per week, security service, vital call pendant and emergency call system, weekly shopping trip, mystery bus tour once per month, utility charges and usage, use of community facilities, maintenance, gardening, administrative services.
How much does Westmont keep? – Westmont retains 3 per cent per annum for up to a maximum of five years.
If I move out, how do I get my money back? – Westmont will return your entitlement between 14 days and a maximum of six months.
What can I do if I need more personal care? – As this is your home, additional services can be arranged e.g. Westmont Home and Community Care or perhaps a Community Aged Care Package, various allied health services.
Where do I find more details on how it operates? – In the booklet provided.
What is the availability? – Currently a waiting list.
Do I or can I have a pet? – Interview with Peter de Koeyer, if OK then a probationary period.
Can I plant a garden? – A gardening team care-takes all the gardening and landscaping within Westmont. Verandah pots are allowed with resident responsibility. Raised beds located outside each laundry is available for resident use and the community garden is available also for use.
Can family members stay over? – For short periods.
Can family members come for lunch or dinner? – Yes, casual bookings are taken with a nominal fee is charged to the resident’s account.
What furniture is provided? – None, you bring your own belongings including furniture, bedding, everything. Westmont provides a convection microwave.
Discuss your next steps with Chris Boyer Manager Village and Assisted Living on 02 6043 9832, place your name on the no-obligation waiting list.