• 87-91 Station Rd, Bethania QLD 4205

Welcome to Bethania Gardens

Aged Care Services

Conveniently located just a short drive away from Brisbane is our premium aged care residential facility providing the highest quality services to those seeking utmost care and comfort. With more than four decades of experience in residential aged care, we know exactly what amenities and facilities are most valued by our residents and families. Our extensive range of amenities and activities makes Bethania Gardens one of the most well-known premium aged care facilities in Brisbane.

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Amenities

Bethania Gardens offers 148 aged care beds, providing permanent care and respite care, with 22 dementia specific rooms.

  • convenient location with easy access to train and bus services
  • dementia-safe premises with secure wings
  • all meals prepared on site and cooked fresh daily, covering all dietary requirements
  • trained and experienced aged care staff delivering excellent care
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Activities

We offer a diverse range of leisure, lifestyle, cultural and spiritual activities for our residents, based on a thorough assessment of their interests and abilities.

  • We listen to what our residents enjoy most and create a new activities program every week.
  • Our most popular activities include performances, crafts, music and games.
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Room choices

We offer a choice of single rooms with private ensuite and twin rooms with shared ensuite.

  • Bethania Gardens has two accommodation wings which both offer wonderful choices for persons who are assessed as eligible to pay a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD).
  • The Origins wing also caters for partially and fully subsidised residents.
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Inclusions

  • 24 hour care from experienced and qualified nursing and personal care staff, including assistance with activities of daily living including dressing, eating, going to the toilet, bathing, moving around and managing medications
  • Quality furniture and fittings
  • Access to medical and pharmaceutical supplies and equipment
  • Basic toiletries such as tissues and toothpaste
  • Full laundry, bedding and cleaning services

We also offer

  • access to mobility aids, such as walking frames
  • access to visiting allied health professionals including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, podiatry, dentistry and optometry
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The Coffee Shop at Bethania Gardens

Our coffee shop is now open every day of the week. Housed in a lovely conservatory space, the coffee shop is a calm and sunny spot to enjoy a cuppa (and maybe a sweet treat) with family and friends.

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Special Occasions

Whether it’s an annual Day, a big sporting event or an important occasion, we strive to make these occasions special for our residents.

You’ll see our special events listed on the monthly Activities Calendar, which is posted in several places around each home.

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Residential Aged Care Fees

The fees and charges are determined by the Department of Health based on your ability to pay and individual circumstances at time of admission. Your admission options at Bethania Gardens can vary greatly based on your individual circumstances.

We recommend speaking to your Financial Adviser as we can only provide basic information. You will find further information about the aged care fees and charges on the Government’s “My Aged Care” website.

Our external, independent living home-care services are charged on a per service basis. Contact our friendly team today for more information on our service offerings and charges.

All residents in aged care, including people seeking respite care are required to pay a basic daily fee as a contribution towards living expenses. The daily fee for all residents equates to 85% of the basic single age pension.

This is a lump sum payment for accommodation in an aged care home and is fully refundable when you leave the residence. This is the price of a room, in lump sum form, that residents have agreed to pay with the provider. Residents can pay the RAD in full or they can pay via a combination of RAD and a Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP).

The DAP is calculated as a daily cost that is charged fortnightly or monthly if the RAD has not been paid in full. The DAP is calculated as a percentage of the remaining RAD. For example, if the RAD on a room is $550,000 and no RAD is paid, then the resident will pay $60.42 as a DAP (based on the current 4.01% interest rate).

The Origin

The Origin suites are located across four studios. Each studio has a dedicated team of highly experienced health professionals and carers. Clients enjoy dining and lounge facilities, reflection rooms and access to our lovely secure landscaped sanctuary garden and activities.

Room Options Room Size RAD
Refurbished Single Suite with Private Ensuite 34 sq m $500,000
Single Suite with Shared Bathroom 21 sq m $400,000

The Annex

The Annex offers four premium studios set within the magnificent Bethania sanctuary garden and outdoor atriums. Clients of the Annex enjoy the premium hospitality and dining experience, our light filled dining rooms with garden and farm views, a variety of comfortable lounge rooms, casual sitting options, state of the art entertainment and activity areas and direct access to our garden view cafe.

Room Options Room Size RAD
Single Suite with Private Ensuite 21 sq m $550,000

The resident can elect to pay a combination of a RAD and a DAP. For example, on a room with a RAD of $550,000, the resident can pay $300,000 upfront and the remaining $250,000 as a DAP. In this scenario the DAP would be $27.46 per day.

Residents (other than respite residents) may be asked to pay a care co-contribution fee depending on their income and their assets. The Government sets the amount a resident must pay direct to the aged care provider and reduces the care subsidies paid to the provider by the same amount.

Upon leaving the residence, the refundable deposit will be refunded in full, as long as it was not agreed for any amounts to be deducted from the refundable deposit – in which case it would be the balance that would be refunded. Amounts that can be deducted against the refundable deposit are the care co-contribution, the DAP, and additional benefits. In these cases, interest at 2.25% will be charged on the monthly balance of the amount deducted.

Where the resident requests or agrees to additional services being provided (such as newspapers, alcoholic drinks, additional outings etc.), these can be charged to their monthly account.

The Government provides care subsidies to ensure all residents receive the same standard of care in the residence.

A Resident Agreement protects both parties by formalising arrangements upon admission. As the Government determines fees after admission, the Resident Agreement refers to the maximum amount that could be charged for the various fees and charges.

Regular Statements
Statements are issued early in each month and relate to the full month.

Direct Debit Transfer
Direct Debit is the preferred method of payment given it is processed fortnightly or monthly from the account into which any pension is paid.

Other Payment Methods
We accept Bank Transfer and Cheque payments. We are not able to provide Credit Card or BPAY payment facilities.

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  • 87-91 Station Rd, Bethania QLD 4205

Brokers & Placement Consultants

At Bethania Gardens we greatly value our relationship with aged care brokers and placement consultants. We know how much your clients rely on you to help them find exactly the right nursing home for their unique needs.

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Contact our friendly team on (08) 9279 4343 or email hello@stjudes.com.au for any enquiries you may have or to book an appointment today.