Brightwater South Lake, a cosy aged care home in South Lake

Brightwater South Lake is a small, suburban aged care home for a diverse group of 30 people, including those living with dementia.

This aged care home is convenient for families who want to keep their loved ones close to them in South Lake or neighbouring suburbs such as Bibra Lake, Cockburn, Yangebup, Beeliar, Spearwood, Coolbellup, Kardinya, Murdoch and Bull Creek.

Residents enjoy a cosy environment with features such as a spacious dining room, lounge and activity room – so there are plenty of places to socialise, get the body moving and make the most of this new chapter of life.

And when some peace and quiet is needed, every resident can retreat to their own private room, with an ensuite bathroom and reverse cycle air-conditioning.

Our warm and welcoming team inspire an inclusive community, with residents enjoying exercise groups, gardening and a mixed bag of games.

Looking for respite care?

Temporary accommodation may be offered at Brightwater South Lake for a minimum of one week through to nine weeks.

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See why Brightwater is “the move that feels right”.

If you'd like to know more about our aged care home in South Lake, such as information on current vacancies, contact us on 1300 223 968 or download a brochure now.

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South Lake

62 Bloodwood Circle, South Lake WA 6164

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1300 223 968

Current clients

08 9417 6200
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Every resident has access to a diverse team of health care professionals, including:

  • Registered nurses
  • Enrolled nurses
  • Social workers
  • Dietitians
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech pathologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Other allied health professionals

Fees at Brightwater South Lake

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation in the following ways:

OPTION A

Pay a full deposit

You can choose to pay the full deposit known as the Refundable Accommodation Deposit or RAD. This is a lump sum deposit that is fully refunded if the resident leaves.

Private room with ensuite

$425,000

OPTION B

Pay a daily rate

If you can't afford to pay the full deposit, you can choose to pay a daily rate known as the Daily Accomodation Payment or DAP. You can choose to pay this periodically (eg. weekly or monthly).

Private room with ensuite

$47.74

OPTION A+B

Pay a partial deposit and a reduced daily rate

You can choose to pay a portion of the deposit which will reduce the daily rate depending on how much of the deposit you pay. The portion of the deposit you paid will be fully refunded if the resident leaves.

Private room with ensuite

$212,500 RAD and $23.87 DAP

Frequently asked questions

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  • How can I organise residential aged care for my elderly parent?

    We're happy to support you in the process of organising care for your elderly parent.

    Simply give us a call on 1300 223 968 and ask to speak to our Welcome Team, who will gather some information about your parent and then explain the next steps to securing a suitable home.

    From a government perspective, your first action is to register with My Aged Care and request an assessment for residential aged care, which is a requirement when seeking aged care services.

    Click here for a quick and easy guide to getting started.

  • What is an ACAT assessment and how can I arrange one?

    This is an assessment carried out by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) when an individual is hoping to access subsidised aged care services.

    An assessment can be arranged through My Aged Care after you have registered for and acquired an Aged Care number.

  • What do I pay and what does the government pay?

    What the government pays and what you pay depends on your financial situation and the outcome of your Income and Assets Assessment with Centrelink or Veterans Affairs.

     

  • Why do I need to complete an Income & Assets form?

    Completing an Income and Assets Assessment will ensure that you do not pay more aged care fees than necessary.

  • How long is the waiting list to access residential aged care?

    Our waiting lists vary from site to site.

    So that you're ready when a vacancy arises, we will assess your needs, match you to the site which can best support your needs, provide a tour and help you complete the necessary paperwork to secure a position on our waiting list as soon as we can.

  • Can I view all the residences I am interested in?

    Yes, appointments can be made to view our aged care homes.

    Please call 1300 223 968 and ask to be put through to our Welcome Team who will schedule a time for you at the homes that best suit your needs.

  • Do you offer residential accommodation for married couples?

    Yes, we do offer accommodation for married couples in some of our aged care homes.

    Give our Welcome Team a call on 1300 223 968 and we'll let you know what is available.

  • How do I transfer to Brightwater from another aged care home?

    It is easy to transfer from another aged care provider to Brightwater.

    Typically, your current provider will require a letter in writing giving 7 days notice to leave. Our Welcome Team can then assist you with documentation and support you as you transfer to us.

  • Can I keep using the same doctor/GP in residential aged care?

    Yes, you can keep your own GP if they are willing to visit, make a house call as required and provide an after hour service.

    Otherwise, your family is free to take you to a GP and organise/deliver medications.

  • Can I bring my own furniture?

    Yes!

    You can bring a comfy chair, a TV and TV stand and one or two small personal furniture items such as a display cabinet, bookcase or bedside cupboard.

  • Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

    Yes, we cater for many special dietary requirement needs such as diabetes, vegetarian or vegan diets, allergies or medical conditions such as dysphagia.

    Please discuss any specific dietary requirements with our Welcome Team.

  • Can I leave for day trips or family holidays?

    Yes, your family can take you out at any time for day trips. 

    You can also enjoy family holidays as long as you are not away from the facility for more than 52 nights per year.

  • What if I don't like my new home?

    Your satisfaction is important to us - we want to make sure you will feel welcome and supported at all times.

    Please discuss any concerns with your site Service Manager who will do whatever they can to understand your concerns and meet your expectations. 

    However, if you remain unsatisfied you can request to leave your new home to transfer to another Brightwater home or if all opportunities are exhausted, advise of your intention to leave.