Welcome to St Basil's
'St Nicholas' - Home for the Aged

  St Nicholas is currently closed for redevelopment

St Nicholas Home for the Aged is the latest addition to St Basil’s family. This 20-bed home provides warm, personalised and professional care that is specifically tailored to the diverse needs of the ACT community. We are honoured to be serving the Canberra region and continuing a proud tradition of care.

Residential Aged Care

You’ll discover the highest levels of care and lifestyle options at St Basil’s Residential Aged Care in Canberra. We take all aspects of our residents’ wellbeing into consideration. Live in our welcoming community, and you’ll receive services such as high-quality seasonal meal choices and on-site laundry and cleaning. Our professional nursing care is discreet, respects your privacy and is available around the clock.

Contact us today to discuss your residential aged care requirements. St Basil’s has an array of options to suit all lifestyles. Click Here

Services you can expect in Residential Aged Care at St Basil's – Canberra


At St Basil’s, we believe that food should be good for you, as well as enjoyable! When planning our menus, we are interested to find out the foods that our residents like and enjoy eating.

We offer a choice of nutritious, seasonally prepared meals, in a variety of textures based on the advice of a dietician. Eating should be enjoyed in the good company of family and friends and we welcome visitors during meal times to share a meal or to assist with feeding. Please let us know if you will be joining us for a meal the day before.

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St Nicholas Home for the Aged offers accommodation for 20 residents in single and double rooms with ensuites.

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Activities and Lifestyle

At St Basil’s, we want you to feel that you belong to our community and can also continue enjoying your favourite activities and hobbies. When planning our activities we are interested in our residents’ interests and the things you like to do. Our Recreational Activities Officers plan their programs after getting ideas from you.

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Environment and Surroundings

St Basil’s Canberra comprises lovely buildings set in a relaxing backdrop. Residents have access to internal and external spaces, including a shaded courtyard, and they can rest and relax in the comfortable lounges while taking in the view.

Cultural and Religious Commitment

On the grounds of ‘St Nicholas – Home for the Aged’ is St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Canberra. The church was founded in 1967 and dedicated to the 4th Century Christian Saint and Bishop. St Nicholas Name Day is celebrated on 6th December.

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Download sample
Summer 2015 menu | Click Here


Download sample
activity schedule
Summer 2015 | Click Here


Download current pricing schedule 2014-2015 | Click Here