Aged Care

The Shire of Kojonup offers a variety of living options that supports older people as they age.

Aged care services in the Shire of Kojonup include the Loton Close and Jean Sullivan Independent Living Units and residential care at Springhaven Frail Aged Lodge.

Please see below for more information.

Independent Living Units

Loton Close Independent Units 

The Shire of Kojonup have 16 Independent Living Units for people over 55 on the west side of town near the Hospital and Springhaven Aged Care Facility. These units are fully self contained with two bedrooms, carport, small garden and small backyard.

Jean Sullivan Low Income Living Units

There are four, 2 bedroom units for people over 55 and one family unit. Applicants must meet the Homes West criteria to be eligible to rent these units.

For further information please contact the Shire Administration Office or to apply please complete the Residential Housing Application Form and email to council@kojonup.wa.gov.au.

Springhaven Lodge

         

Springhaven Lodge was established in 1982 and it has created a friendly, engaging and social environment for the elderly within Kojonup and surrounding areas.

Residents come from all socio-economic groups and include people from multicultural backgrounds. The Residential Care facility offers a supportive environment for those that require daily specialised care. We are a rural based accredited residential aged care facility that offers 21 permanent beds and 1 respite bed. 

It is located in the centre of town next door to the Kojonup Hospital and the Kojonup Spring.

Multi-skilled carers provide 24-hour, seven day a week residential care, including assistance with personal care, meals, medication, cleaning, laundry, continence care and a range of social activities. The facility is also staffed by Registered nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Cleaners and Cooks.

Accommodation is a single room with toilet ensuite and outside access to the verandah.

Springhaven has recently undergone major renovations; There are four newly refurbished shower rooms, a hairdressing salon, Commercial Kitchen & Laundry.

Entry Requirements

Clients accessing this service must have a valid ACAT assessment. Potential care recipients and their families are encouraged to access the MyAgedCare website here for further information on entry requirements. Entry is dependent on payment of a bond amount which can be made up of a residential accommodation payment and daily accommodation payment. Daily care fees are also payable.

                      

Services available:

  • High care residential living
  • Respite
  • Regular Doctor Visits
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Hairdressing services
  • Podiatry
  • Allied Health
  • Dementia Support
  • Palliative Care                                                                                            

Spinghaven will endeavour to cater for all Cultural and Spiritual needs of residents.

Activities:

Springhaven Lodge residents enjoy a full social calendar. A Group Activity Program that incorporates outings within the community and daily activities within the facility is available for all residents. Staff, residents and visitors are encouraged to participate.

Springhaven encourages members of the wider community to share their skills and stories with the residents.

For all enquiries contact:

Manager Aged Care Services

Telephone 9831 2800
Email macs@kojonup.wa.gov.au

Please find below useful information for current or potential residents and their families -

Residents Handbook

Please find below the Springhaven Strategic Plan, a document detailing the future management and development plans for our Residential Aged Care Facility -

Springhaven Strategic Plan