About Berengarra - Welcoming residents beginning March 2021

St George's Health Service aged care service

The Victorian Government has worked with St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) and built a new 90 bed aged residential facility at the current St George’s Health Service site in Kew.

The accommodation provides residents with a comfortable home-like environment with modern facilities, private rooms, garden outlooks and access to domestic style kitchens.

The facility also includes dedicated beds for aged people with mental health issues.

Facility Name


SVHM’s Monique Silk and the project team, in consultation with SVHM Aboriginal Health Unit, worked closely with Gail Smith, Wurundjeri Elder, to identify potential names for the facility.

The agreed upon facility name is Berengarra, which means the land around Kew.


Tel: (03) 9231 8700
283 Cotham Rd (enter at rear via Normanby Rd)
Kew VIC 3101


How we care

Berengarra has been designed to deliver best practice person-centred care and include aged persons’ mental health accommodation.

Person-centred care means that services change to be more flexible to meet people’s needs in a manner that is best for them. This involves working with people and their families to find the best way to provide their care.


When will new residents be able to move into Berengarra?

The exact opening date of Berengarra is yet to be confirmed, at this stage the plan is to commence welcoming new residents in 2020.

Is it be possible to tour Berengarra?

Tours of Berengarra will be available in the future. Register your interest below using the Contact Us form.

How can I or my family member register interest in Berengarra?

Register your interest using the Contact Us form below.

What job opportunities will be available at Berengarra?

There will be a number of job openings upcoming across the Nursing, Allied Health, Support Services and Administration fields at Berengarra. If you are interested in learning more about roles available at Berengarra, please register the interest, along with a CV and Cover Letter using the links below:

Join Berengarra

Pricing and payment options

Please refer to our Room Price Flyer

Tours are currently available. Please register your interest below


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Links and resources

Aged Care Quality Standards

Aged Care Charter of Rights