Our unique approach to aged care is based on respect for the individual. We provide all types of aged care support, whether it is high care or low care for the short term or the long term. By treating each resident as family, and placing their best interests at the heart of everything we do, we’ve grown to be one of Australia’s leading aged care providers.

Our aged care services

We work tirelessly to ensure our homes are places that advance the frontiers of aged living, through innovation and integration of clinical practice with lifestyle pursuits, hospitality and design.

We provide the following aged care services:

  • Permanent residential care
  • Short-term residential respite stays
  • Memory support and assistance for those living with dementia

Lifestyle at Japara

Our engaging lifestyle pograms run 7 days a week and ensure there are plenty of planned activities for residents to enjoy. Participation is entirely voluntary and residents (plus their family and friends) are encouraged to suggest activities and entertainment ideas that they feel are of interest and therapuetic benefit to their fellow residents.

Other aspects of our lifestyle and leisure services at Japara include:

  • Food and beverage: Enjoy a diverse menu to suit all diets and tastes, cooked from fresh ingredients by our kitchen teams.
  • Special occasions: We like to celebrate the special moments, including birthdays, wedding anniversaries and milestone achievements.
  • Animal therapy: Regular visits from external animal keepers, farmers and pet owners.
  • Bus trips: Enjoy excursions and regular visits to local attractions within the community

For more information on our aged care homes or life at Japara, please visit our website or call us today


Our locations

New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Tasmania
Victoria
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Respite Care at JAPARA: the benefits of short-term aged care support

on Tuesday, October 20, 2020

When we think of the terms “aged care” or “nursing home”, we typically picture a permanent state of affairs; one that usually involves the very emotional decision to place an elderly loved one who is no longer able to care for themselves into an aged care home.

Topping Out Ceremony Celebrated at Japara Newport

on Friday, June 19, 2020

The topping out ceremony was held recently at Japara’s latest aged care home development in Newport, Victoria. The event, which marks the completion of the development’s construction phase, is a time-honoured tradition within the building industry.

Sustainable Building Design at Japara The Highbury

on Monday, March 2, 2020

Our modern lifestyles impact our environment in several ways. The cars we drive, the foods we eat, and the buildings we live and work in all place pressure on our natural resources, and with the climate crisis becoming an increasing concern, it’s important that we work hard to ensure solutions are in place to preserve our planet.

The Regent: Providing Leading Aged Care in Mount Waverley

on Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Regent is the brand new, purpose-built residential aged care home from Japara. Situated in Mount Waverley, the home offers 105 private single rooms for aged care residents. All rooms have access to their own private ensuite and are available in a variety of styles and sizes, ranging from superior rooms with luxury interiors through to spacious platinum suites with private balconies.

Specialised Dementia Care Wing Opens at Japara South West Rocks

on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Last Wednesday (13 March) was an exciting day at Japara's South West Rocks home in New South Wales as ‘Seaspray’, a specialised area for residents living with dementia, was officially opened with a community event.

Café Brings Together Narre Warren Community

on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The cosy café at Japara’s St Judes residential aged care home was bustling with activity on Wednesday 12 December, as people gathered to celebrate a special partnership between Japara and Wallara.

Major Extension and Refurbishment Underway at Japara Mirboo North

on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Residents at Japara Mirboo North have joined staff and construction workers to celebrate the commencement of a major extension and refurbishment of the residential care home. Amongst those at the sod-turning ceremony on Thursday 19 July, was Hilda King, who has lived at the Mirboo North home since 1999.

Excellence in Hospitality Celebrated with OSCAR Finalists Announced

on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

The aged care industry is celebrating excellence in hospitality, with the finalists of the OSCAR Hospitality Aged Care Awards announced on Monday.

Japara Healthcare Expands NSW Portfolio with Acquisition of Riviera Health

on Thursday, March 29, 2018

Publically listed company Japara Healthcare Limited (ASX:JHC) has reached an agreement to acquire the Riviera Health portfolio of aged care facilities in New South Wales which comprises of 507 beds, of which 265 are operational. 

Japara Riverside Views: Aged Care with a Design Edge

on Monday, October 9, 2017

If Japara Riverside Views’ design lead Askolds Petersons had an ego, he would talk incessantly about how great the new $17.5 million building is. But this architect is more than happy to say that no matter how good Japara’s newest aged care residence is, it is the views that make it so spectacular.

Free Community Event - Introduction to Aged Care & Alzheimers Australia presents Your Brain Matters

on Thursday, March 9, 2017

Residential Aged Care can be a daunting process and the myths surrounding it don’t help the situation. 
That’s why Japara’s Central Park Residential Care will be hosting a free ‘Introduction to aged care’ community information session, as well as the acclaimed Your Brain Matters program, presented by Alzheimer’s Australia.

Local Aged Care Cook Joins Maggie Beer

on Friday, September 2, 2016

Kristine Gerdtz, facility manager at Japara Kelaston Residential Aged Care in Wendouree, couldn’t be more proud of her new recruit Lee Littlepage. Lee has only been a cook at Kelaston Residential Care for a little over three months and has just been accepted into the Maggie Beer ‘Creating an Appetite For Life’ education program.

Japara George Vowell Premier Preview

on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Japara Vowell Residential Aged Care, in Mount Eliza, recently unveiled its extension and refurbishment at their Premier Preview.

Japara Scottvale Residential Aged Care Community Information Session

on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Japara Scottvale Residential Aged Care, in Dandenong, recently hosted a Community Information Evening, for those interested in learning about dementia and diversity in aged care.

Eight Things You Need to Know About Dementia: Information Evening

on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Japara Scottvale Residential Care cordially invites you, your friends and family to join Japara for a dementia information evening on Tuesday 31st May.

Japara Bayview Aged Care Opens Much Needed Beds

on Monday, January 18, 2016

Japara Healthcare’s latest development site, Bayview Aged Care, was officially opened on Thursday 14th January.

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