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Merrimac Aged Care Residence View from Hill View House Merrimac Resident Lounge Aged Care Resident Dining Area Leafy Walking Tracks and exterior of residency
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Hill View House Merrimac

Hill View House Merrimac has a reputation for ‘Excellence in Aged Care’ providing the highest quality of nursing care and standard of living for our residents. We invite you to browse through our gallery above, or read through the sections below to find out more about moving yourself or a loved one into Hill View House Merrimac.

Room Types

Accommodation Payment Options

Residents can choose to meet their Accommodation Payment as a refundable accommodation deposit (‘RAD’), a daily accommodation payment (‘DAP’), or a combination of both.

A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid monthly. A combination payment includes a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Standard Daily Fees

The following daily fees are payable in addition to the Accommodation Payment and Extra Service fee. These daily fees cover basic accommodation costs and costs associated with health and personal services provided to the care recipient and are payable at all accredited residential aged care facilities. The actual amounts are determined by the Department of Social Services (‘DSS’) based on your individual circumstances.

Basic Daily Care Fee (‘BDCF’)

$49.07/per day

Means Tested Care Fee (‘MTCF’)

Actual fee is determined by the DSS means testing the care recipient’s income and assets.

Extra Services

The Extra Service Fee is an additional fee that can only be charged by Government approved Extra Service Providers. Extra Service facilities provide a higher standard of accommodation amenity, fixtures and fittings, catering services and resident lifestyle services than those that are generally available at facilities that do not charge an Extra Service Fee.

Our Extra Service residents enjoy large air conditioned single rooms with a minimum floor space of 19m2 plus a private ensuite. All rooms enjoy natural light and superior vistas or views. Separate lounge, dining and sunrooms are provided within our modern architecturally designed building that is surrounded by expansive landscaped gardens which are easily accessible to all residents, including those with walking aids.

Within the facility, furniture is designer selected and accompanied by superior décor and fittings. Residents enjoy a wide range of meal selections and choice of beverages which are provided with personal service in a setting enhanced by the use of quality china, glassware and cutlery. Superior ingredients are used by our chef who prepares all meals on site. Extra Service residents enjoy an enhanced lifestyle experience including access to large flat screen televisions equipped with Foxtel. Also provided are personal newspapers, magazines and access to our exclusive hair and beauty salon and café.

Extra Service Fee

$39.40/day

 

Other Services (available at additional cost)

  • Telephone connection supplied for $20 per month plus a once off $60 connection fee
  • Wireless internet connection supplied for $30 per month
  • A pamper package is available for $5.00 per day and includes free bus trips and up to $200 worth of hair and beauty services per month (conditions apply)
  • Bus outings are available at a cost of $12.50 per trip (does not include the cost of admission to events or venues)
  • On site cafe - costs as advertised in café menu
  • Hair and beauty services - costs as advertised in salon
  • Provision of carer escort to external appointments - $80 per hour with a minimum 1 hour engagement

Features & Facilities

Hill View House Merrimac’s range of services and facilities include:

  • Spacious single rooms with private ensuite bathrooms
  • In room remote controlled air conditioning
  • In room Wi-Fi, telephone and cable TV available
  • Built in wardrobes
  • In room dining available
  • Choice of wine and beer with meals
  • Menu choice
  • Onsite Café – serving Merlo coffee and light meals
  • Spacious, comfortable lounge and sunrooms with cable television
  • Choice of daily newspaper and weekly magazine delivered to your room
  • Book and DVD library, including large print and audio format
  • In house laundry service
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Themed events, activities, lifestyle and pet therapy
  • Group and tailored personal exercise programs
  • Supervised outings in our air-conditioned mini-bus
  • Full service hairdressing in our hair salon
  • Beauty therapy in our beauty boutique
  • Massage therapy
  • Quality toiletries
  • Visiting Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Dieticians, Speech Pathologists, Dentists, Doctors, Optometrists and other allied health and medical professionals.

Hill View House prides itself on being an ageing in place residence. We also provide secure care accommodation where required, ensuring peace of mind, security and certainty for all of our residents and their families.

Accommodation Features

Each room is supplied with the following minimum features;

  • Heating and cooling system for each room that can be individually controlled
  • Maximises use of natural light and attractive vista
  • Veranda/courtyard/views accessible from room
  • Minimum of four power sockets per room
  • Phone connection available
  • Telephone handset provided as required
  • Internet, TV and satellite TV connection available
  • In room Wi-fi connection available
  • Superior quality floor coverings
  • Quality furniture and decor
  • In room nurse call system, nurse call pendants available as medically required
  • Room service
  • Picture rails
  • Corner reading light
  • Remote operated electric bed with high-low and back rest adjustment
  • Wide doors to facilitate wheelchair access
  • Bathrooms designed to accommodate those with mobility aids and/or mobility impairment
  • Built in wardrobes

Description of Common Areas

Residents have access to large internal lounge and dining rooms that provide a minimum ratio of 3m2 per resident in accordance with the Extra Service status of each room. Each lounge area features superior decor and a selection of current weekly and monthly magazines, DVDs and videos and a large flat screen television connected to satellite or cable television (Foxtel).

Wide corridors facilitate easy access to common areas for those with walking aids and/or wheelchairs.

Our large sunrooms are fitted with superior décor and furniture and are designed to capture the spectacular views available of the Lakelands golf course, Surfers Paradise and the Broadbeach skyline.

Our spacious dining rooms are appointed with quality fine china, glass wear, linen and cutlery and feature natural light and vistas. Residents and their guests may also access our private dining room for special occasions and private functions.

The facility also features a library, a café, a hair salon and a full service beauty boutique as well as a multi-purpose function centre, games room and in-house gym.


About Hill View House Merrimac:

Hill View House Merrimac is a striking ‘Extra Service’ aged care residence conveniently located in the heart of the Gold Coast, just minutes from Robina and Broadbeach. Hill View House Merrimac has a reputation for ‘Excellence in Aged Care’ providing the highest quality of nursing care and standard of living for our residents. We ensure a registered nurse is onsite 24 hours a day supported by our friendly and compassionate team of assistant nurses and state of the art nurse call and security system.

At Hill View House Merrimac we pride ourselves on providing our residents with an outstanding living environment. Set amongst acres of landscaped gardens our state of the art multi-level facility is architecturally designed to capture the panoramic views of the Lakelands Golf Course, Gold Coast Hinterland, Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise.

The large individual and couples rooms available at Hill View House Merrimac are equipped with private ensuite bathrooms, built in wardrobes and large feature windows that capture spectacular views both day and night. The residence presents with elegant and spacious lounge and dining rooms, a library, a café, a hair salon and a full service beauty boutique as well as a multi-purpose function centre and games room.

Hill View House recognises the importance of remaining actively engaged in life when entering the residential care environment. We offer diverse lifestyle and social activities delivered by our lifestyle therapists. All meals are prepared in-house under the direction of our qualified chef. Menus are regularly reviewed by our dietician and the residents’ food focus group.

Hill View House prides itself on being an ageing in place residence. We also provide secure care accommodation where required, ensuring peace of mind, security and certainty for all of our residents and their families.