St Vincent's Hospital (Melbourne) Limited
as at April 2022
Do you have an elderly loved one who needs respite care, convalescent care or permanent placement at Prague House or another aged care facility in the KEW area ?
Preferably with an accommodation payment (RAD / DAP), and any additional service fees, within your budget ?
We have been placing residents into residential aged care since 2002, and have detailed knowledge and experience to help you with this important decision about Prague House.
Don't be too hasty and make easy mistakes. Access our knowledge and experience prior to making a decision which will have a major impact on your elderly loved one.
Prague House is a 45 bed low care residential aged facility operating under the auspices of St Vincent's Health Australia. The uniquely designed purpose built facility is located in Kew, and easily accessible on the 109 tram route.
Prague House is specialised accommodation for people who are homeless, or at serious risk of becoming homeless and/or have a mental health diagnosis or an alcohol related brain injury. Prague House is a "dry" house.Residents at Prague House are able to participate in a range of complimentary activities including bus trips, arts and craft activities, movie days, music therapy, dance therapy, bingo, facilitated community groups and events, and many other activities. For those that enjoy reading, home library visits occur every month. Mass is held every week and is open to all denominations. Residents also have access to Pastoral Care services. Where needed staff accompany residents to external appointments. Basic toiletries are supplied by the facility.
Description of optional additional (i.e. not included in the accommodation price for the room) costs associated with the room and a description of the services offered for those costs.
External social outing costs are subject to individual excursion costings. Residents are able to enagage services directly with external providers for a range of products including newspapers, internet, hairdressing, podiatry, massage etc. The costs of these services are subject to direct negotiation between the resident and the external service provider. Residents are also required to pay for their pharmacy account.
Prague House also supports residents living with a mental health diagnosis and or an acquired brain injury to live life to their fullest potential. Many residents at Prague House have a history of homelessness or have been at high risk of becoming homeless. Prague House is staffed by a dedicated team that strives to provide quality individualised care to a diverse resident group.
Resident physical and mental health needs are professionally managed and supported by the resources of St Vincent's Health Australia.
Our rooms at Prague House are in good condition, and the building has air-conditioning. Our rooms include:
253 Cotham Road , KEW , 3101, VIC
Provider: St Vincent's Hospital (Melbourne) Limited
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) will be increasing to 4.07% pa from 1st April 2022
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