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Kirralee Aged Care

Kirralee Aged Care offers High Level Care Kirralee Aged Care offers Extra Service Kirralee Aged Care offers Dementia Care Kirralee Aged Care offers Respite Care

207 Richards Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Ballarat Council and Local Government Area (LGA)

Admire the view of the beautiful park beyond your back door, where animals and birds can be seen wandering freely in Ballarat Wildlife Park. Relax and socialise around the open fireplace, spacious lounges, or in the comfort and privacy of your own room.

Kirralee offers 100 high care beds, well-appointed with quality decor. We offer a choice between single and shared rooms with private ensuite, perfect for couples wanting to live together. Lounge doors open onto secure courtyards and gardens, providing a welcoming place for friends and family to visit.

Our 24 hour care services are managed by qualified, registered nurses and well-trained staff. We offer dementia care in a secure and supportive environment. Our individualised care ensures independence, dignity, and respect for our residents. Respite, convalescent and unfunded care services are also available.

Our leisure and lifestyle program includes exercise programs, music groups, concerts, bingo, craft and social interaction groups. Everything is tailored to suit individual preferences, and family are always encouraged to participate in our activities.

About Residential Aged Care

In the past, a distinction was drawn between aged care homes that offered "high level care" (which were commonly known as "nursing homes") and those that offered "low level care" (which were commonly known as "hostels"). From 1 July 2014 this distinction has ceased to apply in relation to permanent residential aged care, although it does continue to apply in relation to temporary respite care. Aged care homes can incorporate "extra service", which provides a higher standard of accommodation and services (such as meals) for an additional fee. Aged care homes that are not accredited, but which offer similar care and services, may be referred to as "Supported Living". See our Terminology page for detailed explanations of terms that relate to aged care, home care and retirement villages.

More Information?

Please see our Aged Care Guide for further important information about aged care and aged care homes. It includes the following:

  1. Introduction

  2. Eligibility and Assessment

  3. Fees and Charges

  4. Accreditation Standards and Compliance

  5. Resident Rights and Responsibilities

  6. Residential Respite Care

  7. Advocacy and Complaint Resolution