Presbyterian Church of Victoria Trusts Corporation
as at December 2021
Do you have an elderly loved one who needs respite care, convalescent care or permanent placement at Kirkbrae Kilsyth Hostel or another aged care facility in the KILSYTH 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 Kirkbrae Kilsyth Hostel.
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.
Kirkbrae offers a comprehensive range of facilities and aged care services options to suit all social and financial situations. Private and companion rooms enable residents to have areas that meet their individual needs and abilities. With natural light from large windows, residents are able to enjoy beautiful views over established gardens.
They provide opportunities for residents to experience variety every day. This enables more moments of happiness and enjoyment in resident’s daily lives.
Permanent care offers dedicated care support with daily activities, mobility equipment, medication assistance, all meals, personal care items, continence management and assistance with access to other health services.
Residential respite care, often referred to as short-term care, allows the primary carer to take a much-needed break or to assist when extra care is needed following a hospital stay or illness. Respite care at Kirkbrae can be arranged by contacting our friendly team. Commonwealth funding for respite services is available to eligible persons for up to 63 days each financial year.
Palliative care requires special attention and thought. We have experienced and dedicated staff that are trained to look after residents and their and their families at this emotional time. Our Pastoral Care team are specially trained to provide the highest level of comfort, support and care for residents nearing the end of life.
At Kirkbrae, they don’t have a specific dementia-secure wing. They do have many residents with forms of dementia who live happily in our supportive environment with dignity and respect.
The residential aged care accommodation at Kirkbrae has four interconnected wings, all named by the inspiration of nature and the picturesque surrounds. Staff and residents often say Kirkbrae is a sanctuary for seniors wanting to live within the leafy suburb of Kilsyth.
Within the aged care home, there is bound to be an option to suit most needs.
The best way to see the different room options and feel the atmosphere is to book a tour.
794 Mt Dandenong Road , KILSYTH , 3137, VIC
Provider: Presbyterian Church of Victoria Trusts Corporation
Kirkbrae Kilsyth Hostel
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency
The Commonwealth government was warned in March 2020 it needed a system to track Covid vaccinations in the aged care workforce. but multiple approaches from an established provider were ignored. pic.twitter.com/JxUg3YQcSS— nursinghomesaust (@nursinghomesau1) June 15, 2021
We support mandatory vaccination of aged care workers. The panel of chief health officers, the AHPPC, is currently reviewing the need for a mandatory requirement for aged care workers to be vaccinated. pic.twitter.com/r22qxScVcq— nursinghomesaust (@nursinghomesau1) June 15, 2021