Mackellar Residential Care Alkira

Mackellar Residential Care Alkira

41 bed residential aged care facility in Gunnedah, NSW

35 Marquis St
Gunnedah NSW 2380
(02) 6742 9100
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Alkira accommodation includes 41 units comprising with single en suite rooms. Each room is a single occupancy unit.

About Mackellar Residential Care Alkira

There are 5 sets of interconnecting rooms ideally suited for couples. two rooms are specifically designed to cater to high care/frail people. One room has a kitchenette facility and outdoor covered patio. Alkira has been designed with four wings, three wings named in honour of three original executive committee members:

• Ray Warne (A wing)

• Josephine Staughton (B wing)

• Doug Heath (C wing)

• The fourth wing, built in 2000 is named in honour of major contributor, Mr William (Bill) Broadhead

The Sister Judith Carney chapel is in the Broadhead Wing and conducts weekly chapel services, Communion, Anointing and Prayer Group meetings.

The central area is made up of the entry foyer, administration, training/meeting room, nurse’s office, kitchen, activity/lounge area and dining room. Alkira is surrounded by an expanse of lawns, shade trees, walking paths and a ANZAC memorial garden, designed by staff and residents.

(02) 6742 9100

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Rooms and pricing

Residential accommodation create their fees based on a RAD (Refundable Accommodation Deposit) and a daily rate. Many facilities will negotiate these fees. Use the calculator below to see how a lower RAD can be offset by a highly daily rate

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If you cannot pay the upfront Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD), you can pay a combination of RAD and DAP (Daily Accommodation Payment).

Funding options for residential aged care

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Room type Cost
Single Room wtih Ensuite
Single room with Private ensuite
$385,094 maximum
or $42.62 maximum
Daily rate

The information which is summarised herein does not constitute financial or other professional advice and is general in nature.

It does not take into account specific circumstances and should not be acted on without full understanding of your current situation.

Any objectives should be discussed with an Aged Care Financial Advisor.

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