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Baptcare Karana Community

· 55 Walpole Street Kew 3101 Vic

Residential aged care at Baptcare Karana Community in Kew, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • About the home

    Baptcare Karana Community is an aged care home in Kew that accommodates 93 residents and offers 24/7 nursing-led care across various levels, from lower to high level needs. The facility features 540m2 of common spaces designed with a home-like atmosphere and provides a national award-winning lifestyle and activities program. Numerous amenities are available, including a bus for outings, quality meals created by chefs and reviewed by dieticians, and full laundry services.

    Additional services encompass allied health care, pastoral care for emotional and spiritual support, and regular entertainment and exercise activities. The management team includes registered nurses and unit managers who ensure consistent care and communication.

    • Nearby shops
    • Transport
    • Specialised allied health services
    • Organised activities
    • Onsite chapel

    Top Rated Home in Kew

    One of the top homes in Kew according to residents and Government service audits.

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    Baptcare Karana Community Reviews

    8.4· Recommended by 91% residents



    The Residents Experience rating shows what current residents at Baptcare Karana Community think of the food, staff, care and more. These ratings are from the 2023 Aged Care Quality Commission Survey.

    Hadis Aminian
    Hadis Aminian
     · 11/08/2021

    So lovely a staff’s and beautiful place and good care for old people like big family

    Satyavada Kiran Lal
    Satyavada Kiran Lal
     · 10/07/2021

    Best place to work and best place for Good Care for elderly.

    R & H Endersbee
    R & H Endersbee
     · 07/05/2019

    Brilliant. Wonderful attentive staff. Plenty of activities. Great facilities well kept. Like the food lots. And my mum is very happy. The harp and glass of wine are very nice touches.

    James “Old Codger” Gregory
    James “Old Codger” Gregory
     · 03/03/2018

    We were visiting today when we were unexpectedly invited to share lunch with our resident uncles.The food was wholesome and most enjoyable, so much so that I want the vegetarian burger recipe! Thanks to Kate for being so gracious and all the other caring staff. Phillipa & James Gregory.l

    Rooms & Pricing

    $275,000 - $750,000 · 89 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Wattle Shared Room2SharedApprox.30 m2
    Huon Room1EnsuiteFrom 21.7 - 22.5 m'
    Wattle Room1EnsuiteApprox. 18 m2

    About the Staff

    170 mins
    All Care Staff
    35 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Enrolled Nurses
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Care Managers
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at Baptcare Karana Community received 170 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 87% of their daily total care target of 196 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Baptcare Ltd
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 12069130463

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited


    55 Walpole Street Kew 3101 Vic


    What is the ACQSC star rating of Baptcare Karana Community?

    Baptcare Karana Community has an overall ACQSC star rating of Acceptable.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Baptcare Karana Community?

    Baptcare Karana Community has 3 different types of rooms which range in price between $275,000 and $750,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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