AccommodationProviding Aged Care Services to our Community
Murravale currently has 25 single units with ensuites, including 4 sets of adjoining units with in-room connecting doors for couples. Each individual unit and the shared areas have been planned to support your lifestyle.
Each individual Consumer unit has been designed to maintain independence and privacy and has a bedroom/sitting room and ensuite bathroom.
Share facilities at Murravale include:
- Dining Room
- Outdoor Garden
- Lounge Room
- Visitor’s Toilet
- Pergola BBQ Area
- Activity/Craft/Meeting Area
Murravale Retirement Home is located at 6-10 Haydon Street, Murrurundi NSW. We are just two blocks from the shopping centre and close to the Post Office, railway station, churches and clubs.
Vacancies can occur at anytime throughout the year, and we invite you to contact us for more information and accommodation availability.
Accommodation Charges & Fees
The Department of Social Services sets fees and charges depending on Consumers income. An entry Accommodation Charge (Residential Accommodation Deposit (RAD) or Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) is set by Murravale based on information received from Consumers Centrelink or DVA Assessment. The balance of the bond or the RAD is refunded to the Resident or Resident’s estate when the Consumer leaves Murravale.
Further information about our fees can be found on the My Aged Care website: https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/
Setting Up Your Room
Consumers are welcome to set up their room as they wish with personal items such as bedside table, chairs pictures and ornaments. Each room has an electric bed and a built-in wardrobe with space available for clothing.
Consumers are welcome to have a landline connected to their room. This will need to be organized by Telstra and paid for by the Consumer. A phone in the main office is available for incoming calls, however should you need to contact family please see staff.
Incoming mail is delivered to Consumers. Outgoing mail may be left at the office for posting. Arrangements can be made for you to receive your own papers and magazines; the newsagent will issue a monthly account directly to the Consumer.
All clothing should be clearly marked with Consumers name. Clothing is laundered on site on a regular basis. Whilst in Hospital, families may arrange for laundry to continue to be done at Murravale.
Making Visitors Welcome
Visitors are encouraged to visit at any time.
- In some special cases a fold up bed can be arranged for a relative to stay overnight.
- The Consumers wishes as to who visits them must be adhered to.
- Visitors must not enter an unoccupied Consumers room.
- Please notify the staff before taking a Consumer out of the facility (Sign Consumers Sign In and Out Register)– this is in case of an emergency.
- Visitors can dine here at a low cost, 24 hours notice is required.
Visiting pets are welcome. Murravale does have a resident cat ‘Trevor’. Please check at the front desk before entering with your pet.
Consumers and their families are welcome to use the BBQ facilities at any time. Please advise staff if you are intending on using the facilities so we can reserve the area for you and your family.