Prague House

KEW  VIC

St Vincent's Hospital (Melbourne) Limited


Prague House
253 Cotham Road KEW 3101


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Helpful Guides

Introduction to Residential Care
Aged Care Assessments
Selecting the right Aged Care Home
Aged Care Financials
The Admission Day
Settling In
Hints and Tips


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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:

  • Individual TV point and general power outlets.
  • Vinyl flooring coverings,
  • Wall finishes,
  • Window coverings,
  • Bed linen and bedspread,
  • Electric high low bed,
  • Nurse call and
  • An ensuite

MPIR increased to 5.00%

The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) increased to 5.00% pa on 1st July 2022

Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)

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Location




253 Cotham Road , KEW , 3101, VIC

Residents: 45

Type: Charitable

Provider:
St Vincent's Hospital (Melbourne) Limited

Prague House
Accreditation Status: Accreditation Report
Source: Aged Care Quality Agency

Aged Care Placement Services



Understanding Your Options

The family information session will provide you with up-to-date and unbiased information.

Finding the Aged Care Home

The facility shortlist will help match the right aged care home to your individual family needs.

Negotiating the Accommodation Fees

The RAD Negotiation service has helped many families reduce the accommodation charges.





Application and Admission Paperwork

Making sure that all necessary paperwork is completed correctly and submitted in a timely manner.

Post Placement Settling In

We can help with the settling in period to ensure that all items are fully covered.

Relocation Management

Relocation Management will help you carefully disperse, pack, clean, arrange transport and unpack.



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