Relaxed Country Living at Japara Kirralee

With exquisite parks and open spaces nearby, our Japara Kirralee Nursing Home in Ballarat, a 113 KM drive west of Melbourne offers our residents relaxed country living within easy reach of the state’s bustling capital.

With over 100 places available in a combination of well-appointed single and double rooms, with their own private ensuites, Japara Kirralee residents are also treated to a wide range of leisure and lifestyle programs designed to help them make the most of this transition. All this is in addition to 24 hour care from our fully-qualified registered nurses and trained aged care staff who foster a pleasant and welcoming environment. We also offer short stay and unfunded places, providing much needed flexibility within the local Ballarat aged care market.


Scenic beauty and first class surrounds near the heart of Ballarat

Japara Kirralee Nursing Home is ideally located within Ballarat – Victoria’s 3rd largest city and is only a leisurely 10 minute drive from the town centre through historic streets filled with cottages from the Victorian-era, when this city was the centre of Australia’s famous Gold Rush. In particular, Japara Kirralee is fortunate to back onto the expansive Ballarat Wildlife Park, where animals and birds can be seen wandering freely. Combined with other amenities including an open fireplace and spacious shared lounge areas which open up to secure courtyards and gardens, this aged care facility has been designed to offer our residents a more relaxed pace of living befitting a renowned country town. See below for a more detailed list of the amenities we offer at Japara Kirralee Nursing Home:

Our residential amenities

  • 100 aged care beds in total
  • Mixture of well-appointed single rooms with private ensuites and shared rooms
  • 24 hour around the clock care by fully-qualified registered nurses
  • Relaxing shared day rooms, lounges and private dining spaces
  • Companionship rooms throughout the facility
  • Large open fireplace
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Brand new café
  • Movie Theatre
  • Beautiful secure courtyards and gardens
  • Exquisite views of Ballarat Wildlife Park

More private rooms now available following recent refurbishment

This facility has recently undergone extensive refurbishment, with an additional 24 private rooms featuring private ensuites now available for the local aged care market. Décor throughout the rest of Japara Kirralee Nursing Home has also been refreshed with a welcoming front entrance and fresh contemporary features. Several new amenities such as an in-house café, hairdressing salon, movie theatre and private dining room have also been included to boost the comfort of our staff and residents – allowing us to provide the highest standards available on the market today. To celebrate the completion of our refurbishment, Japara are offering transfers for residents of other aged care facilities in Ballarat to Kirralee at no additional cost, but only for a limited time with certain conditions applied! To find out how, call Sara on 0427 515 228.


For more information on our Japara Kirralee Nursing Home specifically and our range of word-class aged care facilities and high quality aged care services more generally, please visit us at or call us today on (03) 9649 2100 for a friendly chat with one our staff.

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