Baptcare Karana Community – Kew Aged Care

Baptcare Karana Community – Kew Aged Care

93 bed residential aged care facility in Kew, VIC

55 Walpole Street
Kew VIC 3101
0429 836 806
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Karana is a particularly warm and vibrant community that is centrally located in leafy Kew. A majority of rooms have garden views and excellent proportions.

About Baptcare Karana Community – Kew Aged Care

Since 1959, Karana has been home to a strong and supportive community. From the moment you walk through the door, you’ll notice the warm and homely atmosphere. We pride ourselves on our community spirit and we encourage our residents to get involved in group activities. Our impressive lifestyle program has been curated to ensure a varied and exciting range of activities for all residents to enjoy.

Medical care

Our qualified and experienced staff provide the highest quality of nursing-led care, with Registered Nurses on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Many of our nurses and personal carers are multi-lingual, with current staff members fluent in Italian, Russian, Nepalese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Hindi. Team members are assigned to a specific group of residents to enable continuity of care and ensure staff represent a constant, familiar presence in our residents’ lives.

Beyond 24/7 nursing care, other health services available on-site at Karana include:

  • Foot care and podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Diversional therapy
  • GP home visits.

The Director of Nursing attends to all acute clinical care issues, ensuring prompt consultation with the appropriate healthcare professional and community health services, if required.

A rich and varied lifestyle program
Bright and fresh single rooms with ensuite
Independent living apartments are also available
Landscaped courtyards and gardens
Onsite hairdresser and kiosk
Strong volunteer and community network

Home features
Alcohol served
BBQ area
Beauty services
Church services
Computer and internet access
Dining room
Emergency call service
In-home chef
Kitchen on-site
Laundry on-site
Menu choices
Outdoor dining
Pet(s) live on site
Pets can visit
Pharmacy services
Phone in-room
Resident buddy program
Vegetable garden
Visitor parking

Art therapy
Arts and crafts
Cooking classes
Exercise classes
Group games
Music therapy
Outings and excursions
Pet therapy
Social activities

Eastern European
Northern European

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Rooms and pricing

Residential accommodation create their fees based on a RAD (Refundable Accommodation Deposit) and a daily rate. Many facilities will negotiate these fees. Use the calculator below to see how a lower RAD can be offset by a highly daily rate

Did you know?

If you cannot pay the upfront Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD), you can pay a combination of RAD and DAP (Daily Accommodation Payment).

Funding options for residential aged care

How much have you got for a RAD payment?

Drag the slide to calculate accurate room costs in the table below.

Room type Cost
Wattle shared room
Shared room with Shared ensuite
$550,000 maximum
or $60.88 maximum
Daily rate
Wattle room
Single room with Private ensuite
$750,000 maximum
or $83.01 maximum
Daily rate
Huon room
Single room with Private ensuite
$750,000 maximum
or $83.01 maximum
Daily rate

The information which is summarised herein does not constitute financial or other professional advice and is general in nature.

It does not take into account specific circumstances and should not be acted on without full understanding of your current situation.

Any objectives should be discussed with an Aged Care Financial Advisor.

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