David Buttfield Centre

David Buttfield Centre is a thriving, modern facility ideally located in Gwelup with close access to shopping centres and transport.

649 North Beach Road, Gwelup, WA 6018
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Here, you will enjoy a range of facilities including several covered courtyards and verandas. Our attractive, spacious common areas include a large function room that caters for a wide variety of social activities.

In addition to our own beautiful gardens, the tranquil and relaxing Lake Gwelup is close by and features lovely walking paths. Gwelup Plaza is within walking distance and has a variety of shops and cafés. A bus stop immediately outside the facility provides easy access to the larger Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Perth City and beautiful northern beaches.

Dementia enrichment living

David Buttfield Centre has a separate wing dedicated to dementia enrichment living in a secure and safe environment with 24 hour care by professional nurses and trained staff.

Lounges and quiet rooms are available within these areas. The dementia enrichment living wing has secure garden areas designed to stimulate and encourage residents to spend some time enjoying the fresh air and outdoor environment.

  • Room name: Standard
  • Room category: Single room + private ensuite, double room + private ensuite
  • Room size (excluding ensuite): 15 m2 single, 22 m2 double
  • Maximum occupancy: One person single room, two people (couple) double room
  • Number of rooms: 95 single, 5 double
  • Memory support unit: 24
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Adjustable bed
  • Windows fitted with flyscreens and security screens
  • The majority of rooms overlook courtyards or larger garden spaces
  • Curtains for maximum privacy
  • Reverse cycle air-conditioner unit
  • Built in robes
  • Lockable cupboard
  • Chair
  • Over bed table

We encourage you to bring in some of your favourite things such as your own paintings, pictures and other favourite items that will make your room feel homely.

Each of our rooms is within close proximity to:

  • Home like kitchen facilities
  • Separate dining areas
  • Separate lounge rooms with TVs
  • Large function room for social activities
  • Outdoor light filled BBQ areas with water features and overhead sail
  • Various internal courtyards with unique landscaping
  • Lovely manicured gardens with seated areas
  • Pathways around the boundaries of the centre have handrails for residents wishing to walk and enjoy the outdoors
  • Onsite kiosk for snacks/gifts
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Onsite chapel
  • Easy access to public transport.
  • Hairdressing
  • Telephone
  • Foxtel
  • Accompanied visits to appointments

Based on an assessment of your income and assets, you may be eligible for assistance with your accommodation payment. The Australian Government may pay for part of your accommodation costs. Further information will be available on the My Aged Care website.

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable accommodation deposit (RAD), a daily accommodation payment (DAP), or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example fortnightly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Payment Option Fees *
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) $650,000 single room
$412,500 double room
Maximum Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) $106.14 single room, $79.60 double room
Example of a combination payment $325,000 RAD and $53.07 DAP single room
$206,250 RAD and $39.80 DAP double room

Details correct as of October 20th, 2018

Basic daily fee

The basic daily fee is set by the Australian Government. For some people this is the only fee they are required to pay.