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The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care

· 10 Wigley Street Largs Bay 5016 Sa

Residential aged care at The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care in Largs Bay, South Australia

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    The Phillip Kennedy Centre Residential Care accommodates up to 170 residents in spacious rooms each equipped with an ensuite, built-in wardrobes, and reverse cycle air-conditioning. The centre offers a full spectrum of care, including low and high care options, memory support, and specialized palliative care. Residents can participate in a diverse range of activities facilitated by a daily lifestyle program, such as a men's shed, exercise classes, and a chapel. Additional amenities include nine communal lounges, five dining areas, a pool table, and on-site hairdressing services.

    Residents enjoy chef-prepared meals and access to allied health services like physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Located near a scenic seaside suburb, the facility also features well-maintained gardens with BBQ areas for family gatherings. The centre is recognized in the local community for its excellent presentation and welcoming staff.

    • Near to beach
    • Gardens
    • Onsite hairdresser
    • Specialised allied health services
    • Organised activities

    Top Rated Home in Largs Bay

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

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    The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care Reviews

    8.5· Recommended by 86% residents



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

    Sumandeep Chatha
    Sumandeep Chatha
     · 09/01/2023

    The staff is very nice and professional. Well mannered behaviour.

     · 10/09/2022

    Yung reception - did not understand what to do with basic reception traffic. Avoid

    Janice Hamilton
    Janice Hamilton
     · 14/11/2019

    I take partner here for physio which is good. But they rarely answer their phones and often fail to return messages - very frustrating. They must have a cumbersome booking system for physio - takes ages to make appointments.

    Maxine Daly
    Maxine Daly
     · 12/11/2019

    Attended the gym, did program in pool. Tai chai is fantastic. Wonderful staff. In particular Julie. I will apply to go back one day. Facilities are great. Staff treated the elderly with so much respect and kindness.

    dave justice
    dave justice
     · 20/04/2019

    Really great place for the elderly and sick to see out their time. Very well cared for. Great activities to keep minds working.

    Rooms & Pricing

    $350,000 - $550,000 · 122 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Single Room + Share Ensuite1Shared17m2
    Single room + private ensuite1Ensuite30.4m2
    Share Room + Share Ensuite2Shared37m2
    Single Room + Private Ensuite1Ensuite21.15m2
    Single Room + Share Ensuite1Shared24m2

    About the Staff

    216 mins
    All Care Staff
    38 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Enrolled Nurses
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Speech Pathologists
    Care Managers
    Allied Health Assistants
    Occupational Therapists
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care received 216 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 110% 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 Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Incorporated
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 53682143626

    Safety Checks

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


    10 Wigley Street Largs Bay 5016 Sa


    What is the ACQSC star rating of The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care?

    The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care?

    The Philip Kennedy Centre Residential Care has 5 different types of rooms which range in price between $350,000 and $550,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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