Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about Assisted Living

The purpose of Assisted Living is to enable people to live independently in a community setting, while accessing the additional support and care they need for their more complex health issues.

Services are be delivered through the Residency and your Home Care Package, depending on your individual circumstances.  We work with you and your care coordinator to develop the best outcome for your needs and goals.

Assisted Living Units are available under the Licence to Occupy model.

Assisted Living can benefit people with a Home Care Package or who have privately funded care through Barossa Village.

We can help you register with My Aged Care for eligibility to receive a Home Care Package.

A Daily Care Fee covers the cost of your living needs including meals service and some pantry items, domestic assistance and Lifestyle Program activities (depending on your package), unit maintenance and services, utilities including power, water and WiFi.

COVID-19 Update

A person cannot enter an aged care facility unless they have received THREE COVID vaccinations or have a medical exemption. This applies to ALL staff, residents, visitors, contractors, and volunteers.

Prior to entering the Residency, you will be required to present evidence of your vaccination, unless you have previously provided Barossa Village with these details.  Please support our Administration team by having this information ready to present on the day of your visit, or in advance.

Additionally, a RAT will be provided to you upon your arrival at the Residency, with a negative result required for entry.

Thank you for helping us keep our community safe and healthy, we appreciate your support.