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James Barker House

· 64 Buckley Street Footscray 3011 VIC

Residential aged care at James Barker House in Footscray, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • About the home

    James Barker House is a multicultural aged care home with 120 rooms. It has specialized facilities on the ground floor for residents dealing with alcohol dependency, brain injuries, and mental health issues. The home offers a broad spectrum of residential care, including palliative and respite care, with up to 730 days of respite care per financial year.

    The care home focuses on assisting homeless or socially disadvantaged residents. It incorporates the historical Footscray Baths facade and features vibrant colors. The facility hosts regular social activities, including music concerts and an art program. It is also a home to various pets, enhancing the living environment. All nursing stations are staffed by professional registered nurses and the facility is equipped with comprehensive disabled amenities.

    • Gardens
    • Outdoor courtyard
    • Nearby shops
    • Onsite hairdresser
    • Organised activities
    • Pets allowed

    Top Rated Home in Footscray

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

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    James Barker House Reviews

    7.2· Recommended by 59% residents



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

     · 18/08/2022

    Amazing staff! Dean and Anu are spectacular! Lovely facility.

    Meserach Aliso
    Meserach Aliso
     · 30/08/2021

    Wonderful place to work good staff and management.

    Arvind Kumar
    Arvind Kumar
     · 09/07/2019

    Clean n tidy aged care. People working there are very nice n caring. Keep it up guys!!

    Amelia Kirk
    Amelia Kirk
     · 26/12/2017

    My husband loves living here so much independence

    Jered Gruner
    Jered Gruner
     · 12/07/2017

    Ok, heres the truth. Hipsters took all the good stuff. I couldn't find a wok.

    Rooms & Pricing

    $250,000 - $350,000 · 180 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Category One Rooms1Ensuite17m2
    Category Two Rooms1Ensuite17m2
    Category 2 Rooms1Ensuite17m2

    About the Staff

    194 mins
    All Care Staff
    30 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Enrolled Nurses
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Speech Pathologists
    Care Managers
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at James Barker House received 194 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 97% of their daily total care target of 199 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by The Trustee of the Salvation Army (Victoria) Property Trust
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 64472238844

    Safety Checks

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

    Languages spoken

    • Croatian
    • English
    • Hindi
    • Hindustani/Hindi-Urdu
    • Italian
    • Mandarin
    • Polish
    • Punjabi
    • Spanish
    • Vietnamese


    64 Buckley Street Footscray 3011 VIC


    What is the ACQSC star rating of James Barker House?

    James Barker House has an overall ACQSC star rating of Acceptable.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at James Barker House?

    James Barker House has 3 different types of rooms which range in price between $250,000 and $350,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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