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San Carlo Homes for the Aged

· 970 Plenty Road South Morang 3752 Vic

Residential aged care at San Carlo Homes for the Aged in South Morang, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    San Carlo Homes for the Aged is a not-for-profit, Italian-specific facility providing both permanent and respite care. The facility features a secure environment with surveillance, air-conditioning, café areas, an activity room with a kitchen, landscaped gardens, a BBQ area, an onsite chapel, and a library. Additional amenities include an entertainment room with a piano and billiard table, a gymnasium, a hairdressing salon, and an emergency overnight family apartment.

    The home offers culturally sensitive care with Italian-speaking lifestyle therapists, general practitioners, and a full-time physiotherapist. Services also include a computerised care delivery system, Italian menus served with wine, and an extensive Italian events calendar. Pastoral care includes daily rosary, twice-weekly mass, and is supported by onsite nuns and a priest.

    • Onsite chapel
    • Gardens
    • Onsite hairdresser
    • Specialised allied health services
    • Transport
    • Organised activities

    Top Rated Home in South Morang

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

    8.7
    Overall Score
    236
    Staffing Minutes
    3 Year Accreditation

    San Carlo Homes for the Aged Reviews

    8.4· Recommended by 88% residents

    Categories

    Staff8.6
    86%
    Home8.1
    81%
    Independence8.6
    86%
    Food6.2
    62%
    Kindness9.5
    95%
    Safety9.7
    97%

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

    tony scaglione
    tony scaglione
     · 23/01/2023

    I am from music of joy am I'm a singer entertainer. Every time I go San Carlo to perform the staff organise a excellent afternoon for the residents. The residents and staff really get into the singing and dancing. Seeing smiles on the staff and residents make it all worth it.

    Deb
    Deb
     · 01/08/2022

    Absolutely under no circumstances leave your loved here . Do not be fooled by the bells and whistles , after all it’s about the quality of care and your loved one will not receive it here . It’s all about profit and nothing else . I had to go everyday to check on my husband and he was left soiled , not showered or shaved , it broke my heart . He then ended up In hospital , and thank god in the end , as he was placed somewhere else . DO NOT BE FOOLED PLEASE THE MANAGEMENT VERY BAD

    Maria Collosimo
    Maria Collosimo
     · 25/07/2022

    Amazing place, my Nonna put on 8kg during her 3 1/2years at San Carlo. Support from staff was incredible during her passing. Definitely recommend this place.

    Silvana Piccirillo
    Silvana Piccirillo
     · 16/07/2022

    Don't just look at the beautiful rooms they have there, that's all they have at the San Carlo. If you're looking for a place where you want your loved ones to be looked after that's the wrong place. Unfortunately my mum passed away five months ago while in their care with an injury on her head which they didn't know how she got it, after two days they decide to send her to the hospital because she was unresponsive, I was told it could've been a bleeding in the brain, she passed away three days later. The San Carlo have signed a form for the inquest in to her death that she had a fall !! They had never informed me she had a fall and why wasn't she taken to the hospital when she fell if she did? Bad management and all liers and all for profit

    Johnny smith (Writer, Director, Actor.)
    Johnny smith (Writer, Director, Actor.)
     · 05/12/2019

    During the time.my mother was submitted to San Carlo homes for the age. They have be supportive and also experience when we need attention. The most important thing is that. The service they provide to our mother is at a good level. It's very important to make not only our mother. But also other to feel they are taking care of.. And the service remain at a high level of careness. Keep the good work up.

    Rooms & Pricing

    $253,700 - $850,000 · 152 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Hostel 44 rooms1EnsuiteThe rooms are all 15.85m2
    South Unit - Suit Couples2Shared26.4m2 approx.
    North Dementia SpecificUnit 8 rooms1SharedOur single rooms vary from 11.4m2 to 21.32m2
    South Unit2SharedOne room is 25.46m2 and one is 28.4m2
    North Dementia Specific Unit1Shared13.86m2 to 17.15m2 (approx.)
    South Unit Suit a Couple2Ensuite13.86m2 to 17.15m2 (approx.)
    West Dementia Specific14 Rooms1Ensuite21.08m2 to 18.5m2
    North Dementia Specific Unit 17 Rooms1Ensuite12.16m2 to 24.48m2
    South Unit (8 rooms)1Shared13.86m2 to 17.15m2 (approx.)
    North Dementia Specific Unit1Shared11.4m2 to 21.32m2
    Sole Unit - 12 Dementia Specific rooms1Ensuite19.2 m2
    Mare Unit - 12 Dementia Specific Rooms1Ensuite19.2 m2
    Monti Unit - 13 Dementia Specific rooms1Ensuite19.2 m2
    South Unit 22 Rooms1Ensuite13.86m2 to 17.15m2 (approx.)
    South Unit Balcony 2 Rooms1Ensuite37.4m2 and 38m2
    Hostel Terrace 2 Rooms1Ensuite29.8m2 and 23.8m2 (approx.)

    About the Staff

    236
    236 mins
    All Care Staff
    34 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

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

    The average resident at San Carlo Homes for the Aged received 236 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 119% 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 San Carlo Homes for the Aged Ltd
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 57131178759

    Safety Checks

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

    Languages spoken

    • Italian

    Location

    970 Plenty Road South Morang 3752 Vic

    Questions

    What is the ACQSC star rating of San Carlo Homes for the Aged?

    San Carlo Homes for the Aged has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at San Carlo Homes for the Aged?

    San Carlo Homes for the Aged has 16 different types of rooms which range in price between $253,700 and $850,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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