Independent Living Units

Relaxed couple

Our independent living units are an attractive choice for those who no longer wish to have the cost, or have the energy required to run the family home. This type of accommodation is for those who can live relatively independently but may require a little bit of help which may be delivered by a private or Commonwealth approved community home care package.

Our Independent Living Units surround our Residential Care facilities on all three sites.  This arrangement allows us to care for you regardless of whether you require a little bit of help through to a lot of help.  Our care model differentiates us from our competitors. For those who have no assets, a number of ILU’s have been allocated to accommodate those with low means.

Units on individual sites are different, however each unit has natural lighting and is beautifully appointed with a bright modern kitchen and a roomy bathroom. Units are refurbished at the end of individual’s tenancy, with the costs borne by Shepparton Villages.  

Our units sit in beautifully manicured gardens and are maintained by gardeners located at each village. Each village also has a maintenance team that provides maintenance of the units.

To gain occupancy to one of our units, a resident purchases a lease by way of paying an ingoing contribution to Shepparton Villages with some of the ingoing retained by Shepparton Villages. Those of limited means also sign a lease agreement which will include a rental component instead of an ingoing contribution; eligibility of the rental option is determined by an assets test.

Who may apply for accommodation?

If you are of retirement age and have an association with the Greater Shepparton area, you will be eligible to apply for accommodation.

Independent Living Unit maintenance fee

A maintenance fee based on Village outgoings applies to all units. This fee covers such items as rates, building insurance, internal and external maintenance, gardens and grounds and administration.

More details can be obtained by contacting our Admissions Co-ordinator on (03) 5832 0800 or admissions@sheppvillages.com.au.

For more information, see our Admissions page.

Video tour of the The Independent Living Units at Tarcoola Village

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