The perfect base for your independent retirement lifestyle
Enjoy peace of mind, living independently while being part of supportive community. Baptcare’s Karingal Community retirement living units are located in leafy garden surrounds, facilities and public transport. Be part of a lively, caring and supportive community.
Living at Baptcare Karingal Community retirement living
Our community is known for its warmth and vibrancy – our one or two bedroom retirement living units could be a great option for the next chapter of your life. Baptcare Karingal offers you independence and privacy when it suits you, with the comfort of knowing you’re part of a caring and supportive community.
You can have meals delivered from the community kitchen and access to other community amenities including kiosk and hairdressing salon. You can also choose to be part of organised outings and activities including bus trips.
One bedroom units feature:
- Combined lounge/dining room
- Kitchen including refrigerator
- Private courtyard
- Quality carpets, flooring and window furnishings
- Electric heating
- Large bathroom.
Please note one bedroom rental units are also available, please contact us for more information.
Two bedroom units feature:
- Spacious combined lounge/dining room
- Kitchen with quality appliances (including refrigerator)
- Private courtyard
- Quality carpets and floor coverings
- Gas log fire and heating
- TV and computer terminals
- Separate laundry (washing machine supplied)
- Large bathroom (separate shower room)
- Quality drapes
- Remote controlled garage doors in two bedroom units.
Enjoy a warm, friendly and welcoming environment at Baptcare Karingal Community.
Our residents enjoy weekly activities that include outings, indoor bowls, cards, craft, and a monthly movie. They can also take advantage of community amenities including dining and meals and hairdresser.
Pastoral care – as a faith-based, not for profit organisation Baptcare are committed to supporting the emotional and spiritual needs of people within our community. Residents and their families are invited to draw on our pastoral care staff and programs, suitable for people of all faiths and backgrounds, offering a calm, listening presence in your life.
Baptcare Karingal Community
Co-located residential aged care
Our retirement apartments sit alongside Baptcare’s highly regarded Karingal residential aged care. Residents enjoy a preferential consideration for available spaces if their health requirements change in the future years, which may allow them to remain within the comfort of the community if it suits their requirements. Couples who have different care and support needs can have the opportunity to live within the same community.Read more about Baptcare's residential aged care in Devonport
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Frequently asked questions
It’s an important decision that needs to suit your individual circumstances, life stage, family dynamic, and your financial situation and goals. Unlike a standard real estate purchase, your decision needs to factor in what value you place on the social, emotional, support, security, and maintenance advantages of being part of a retirement community.
All retirement living options are not alike. Each community offers different physical, community and support qualities. There are the more tangible aspects of amenities and the less tangible but incredibly important aspects of lifestyle and ‘fit’.
Location: For most people location is a key factor in their decision.
Is it close to the community, services, shopping I am familiar and comfortable with?
Is it close to my current home?
Is it close to my family members?
Are friends or acquaintances already living there or close by?
Can I get to shops and health services easily or without driving?
Accommodation match: Each community has unique attributes, environment to consider. Is this going to suit your needs in this next phase of your life?
Does the physical accommodation suit your needs and preferences and budget?
Available units and units – layout, courtyard, etc.
Courtyard or garden
Car space. Does the community accommodate any other vehicles you may have?
Shared community spaces – e.g is there a community centre, BBQ, exercise equipment?
Are there community services available locally for you to enjoy? Does the community have a community garden space, a men’s shed and regular, planned outings?
Shared gardens and landscaping
Are there resources for example a bus, that is shared throughout the community?