FAQ

  • When will The Richardson begin taking residents?

    The Richardson is due to open its doors in July and will welcome its first residents later that month.

  • What level of care will The Richardson provide?

    The Richardson’s care team will provide tailored services to meet each resident’s needs. As residents join The Richardson, individual care plans will determine what degree of support is needed to allow them to live as independently as possible among their neighbours.
    A dedicated memory care team will provide services for residents requiring specialist dementia and Alzheimer’s support. 

  • Does The Richardson offer a range of accommodation styles?

    The Richardson offers 7 different styles of suites and rooms across eight levels.

    Accommodation styles are designed to meet residents’ varying needs for space and accessibility. A small number of two-bedroom apartments are available.

    More information about The Richardson’s suites and rooms is available here

  • How can I learn more about availability at The Richardson?

    Our team are currently taking expressions of interest and reservations for tours when renovation works are complete.

    To book a tour or learn more about The Richardson, contact us on (08) 9381 2800 or here

  • Is GST or stamp duty payable on Refundable Accommodation Deposit or Daily Accommodation Payment amounts?

    No, Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) and Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) amounts are not subject to GST or stamp duty charges.

  • Is a refund of remaining RAD funds guaranteed when a resident leaves The Richardson?

    When a resident departs The Richardson, any remaining portion of their Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) must be refunded under Federal Government law.

    In some cases, residents may agree for ongoing or outstanding fees to be deducted from the refundable amount before it is refunded – any arrangement of this type must be agreed to in writing in the resident’s accommodation agreement at the commencement of their time at The Richardson.

  • How can I learn more about aged care in Australia?

    For more information, we recommend these resources:

    My Aged Care – www.myagedcare.gov.au

    Department of Social Services – www.dss.gov.au

    Medicare – www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/medicare

    Department of Veterans’ Affairs – www.dva.gov.au