Bishop Tyrrell has several stylish sitting rooms, spacious lounge, dining and activity areas throughout plus a hairdressing salon, allied health rooms and chapel. Outdoors has two central courtyards boasting beautiful gardens, walking paths, furniture and a BBQ, plus unique to Bishop Tyrrell is our very own Care Farm. Along with a vegetable garden, it is home to miniature horses, alpacas, chickens and a pig.
If you have a loved one at this home and wish to speak to them or a team member, you may call the site directly on (02) 6557 9000 – for all other enquiries please call our Customer Support Team on 1800 733 553.
We value your interests and offer a variety of activities centred around you, and what you like to do. From special events to bus outings, games, music and craft. Discover more about our Lifestyle and Wellbeing Programs.
When it comes to your care, our dedicated staff will work with you, your Doctor and any allied health professionals you might need to assure your unique needs are met and your family have peace of mind.
- Quality nursing care 24/7
- Dementia Specific care
- Pain management Program
- Palliative care
- Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care
- Lifestyle and Wellbeing programs
- Bus outings
- Volunteers and Community Visitors
- Library and talking books
- Hairdressing salon
- Physiotherapy & Podiatry
- Mobile kiosk (toiletries and sweets)
- Nurse call system
- Disabled taxi vouchers
Rooms & Pricing
We understand the costs of aged care can be overwhelming, to make things easier we’ve put together a Guide to Understanding Residential Care Costs. Plus, our Customer Service Staff are available to help explain the costs – simply give us a call.
The below prices are subject to change and shall vary in accordance with the Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) as determined by the Department of Social Services on a quarterly basis.
Bishop Tyrell Place
60 Princes Street
We understand moving to a new home is an emotional experience and our Customer Support Team are available during business hours to guide you through the process. We believe that the opportunity to discuss your concerns and get the answers that you require to make informed choices, will help to reduce any uncertainty and related anxiety. Each Home has specialist staff and the role of our Resident Liaison Officer is to provide ongoing practical and emotional support to our residents and families.
Our rooms are “move in” ready and equipped with a bed including bed linen, bedside lockers, wardrobe space and a chair, if needed. To make it feel like home, Residents might like to bring small personal items that provide an additional level of comfort such as photos, paintings, mementos etc. Our Resident Liaison Officers will discuss how much clothing will be needed. All clothing must be for ease of identification and suitable for laundering in commercial washers and dryers.
Residential care is accessible to everyone, regardless of their financial circumstances. Government financial assistance is available to those who are assessed as eligible. All Homes (Extra Services excluded) are required to provide a minimum number of places to those who are unable to pay for the cost of their accommodation, and the Government pays a supplement on their behalf. You will be required to complete the Request for an Assets and Income Assessment form to determine whether you are eligible to receive this financial assistance.
All residents are required to pay a Basic Fee to cover the cost of their daily living expenses, which is 85% of the single person rate of the basic aged pension. If you qualify for full Government assistance, you have peace of mind knowing that the cost to you can be met by your fortnightly pension payments.
Family and friends are welcome to visit at any time, with consideration to other people who are living there too. This is your home and your family and friends can pop in and see you at any time – just as they do now. It is our philosophy that “you don’t live in our workplace – we work in your home”. However, we do request that visitors respect the privacy and rights of other residents and staff.
Yes – unlimited day leave is available to you. Overnight leave can be taken at no additional cost for up to 52 days per financial year. We just ask that you advise staff when you will be away from the Home and when you have returned.