Welcome to Kelaston

Sherryn MacMahon - Regional Manager

Japara Kelaston

2 - 4 Park Street
Wendouree
VIC 3355
Call us: 1800 52 72 72
  • Private rooms with private ensuite

Nestled amongst shaded gardens and courtyards, Japara Kelaston aged care home is equipped with every convenience you could need and creates a serene atmosphere where you can relax and enjoy a rich quality of life.

Our tranquil home, located nearby to beautiful Lake Wendouree in Ballarat, raises the bar for aged care Victoria and in the local community. All private rooms have individually controlled heating and cooling to ensure your comfort all year round. Naturally, you’ll have access to the highest level of 24-hour care for which Japara is renowned.

Whether you’re looking for permanent aged care services, short-term residential respite care or looking for aged care in Ballarat with specialised dementia support, our services are designed to suit everyone.

Download your copy of our brochure here.

Where are we?

Nearby amenities and attractions:

  • Ballarat Base Hospital

    3.9 km, 8 min drive from home.

  • North Gardens

    1.6 km, 4 min drive from home.

  • Wendouree railway station

    600m, 2 min drive from home.

Features & Services

Place your cursor over the icons below to find out more about our leading services:

Gym
Physical therapy sessions in our onsite gym are designed to keep your body strong and support cognitive development.
Bus trips
Enjoy excursions and regular visits to local attractions with your fellow residents.
Special occasions
We like to cherish your special moments, such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and festive celebrations.
Professional chef
Our professional chef uses fresh, seasonal ingredients to prepare healthy, hearty and delicious meals.
Hair & treatment salon
Our onsite hair salon will take care of all your routine hairstyling needs, leaving you looking and feeling re-energised.
Free parking
Ample free parking on site for all visitors.
Patio & garden areas
Beautiful gardens and courtyards where you can enjoy the fresh air, relax in the sun, or practice your gardening skills.
Leisure & lifestyle programs
Our extensive lifestyle programs provide entertainment, socialisation and therapeutic activities both on and offsite.
Dementia-friendly
All our homes are dementia-friendly environments, ensuring safety and wellbeing of all our residents, helping everyone to live life as usual.
Respite care
Short-term respite stays designed to give both you and your carer a well deserved break from daily routine.
24/7 nursing care
Qualified nursing staff are available round the clock to ensure your clinical needs are met with continuous support.
Personalised care plans
Our person-centric approach means you'll receive a bespoke care service tailored to your individual needs and preferences.

Accommodation fees

Description RAD DAP*
Classic

Private accommodation with private ensuite.

$395,000 $44.37
Deluxe

Private accommodation with private ensuite.

$475,000 $53.36
Premium

Private accommodation with private ensuite situated in a premium location close to centralised amenities.

$540,000 - $650,000 $60.66 - $73.01
Platinum

Private accomodation with superior fit out and private ensuite.

$650,000 $73.01

* Prices correct as of 1 July 2020 and are subject to change.

DAP calculator

RAD

How much can you pay outright?

Part-payment deposit

How much can you optionally contribute? (Based on current MPIR of 4.1%)

Daily Accommodation Payment

Based on the asking RAD of $395,000 and an optional part payment deposit of $0, the DAP is $44.37. This DAP calculation is to be used as a guide only.

Read more about fees and charges or visit the Australian Government’s Ageing and Aged Care website to learn about fees, charges and payments.