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Kankinya residentsKankinya Aged Care Facility Canberra

Kankinya Aged Care Facility in Canberra, Australia offers a safe and caring environment, catering to the needs of wide range of elderly residents. Our fully qualified staff specializes in dementia care.

There are many forms of dementia, usually occurring in after the age of 65, but like many illnesses it can happen at any time. The progressive decline in a persons functioning can mean the individual may experience loss of memory, intellect, rationality, social skills and their emotional response may seem obscure.

Kankinya Lodge AccommodationKankinya Lodge

Kankinya Lodge is a great addition to the Kankinya building in Lyneham.

Kankinya Lodge boasts 28, well-appointed rooms that match Kankinya's vision of what Aged Care should be. As well as the private en-suite rooms, the facility is equipped with a number of common areas such as large lounge rooms, spacious dining room, a lot of outdoor areas including a covered breezeway, and a tea and coffee room for residents and visitors to use when they would like.

Elderly people at Kankinya Aged Care Facility; two residents playing chessOrange head icon


Our dedicated staff provide professional care for dementia sufferers. More importantly, we manage dementia in a building specifically designed allowing residents to roam freely in a safe environment that feels like home. Residents enjoy a visit to our in-house hair salon and partake in a range of activities to suit everyone.

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Our registered nurses are on duty 24 hours a day and are assisted by a dedicated team. Our trained support staff also specialise in care for residents living with dementia and extends to qualified physiotherapists, aromatherapists, and all allied health professionals.

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The Kankinya Aged Care Facility is a fully accredited, purpose built 80 bed high-level aged care facility situated centrally in the leafy Canberra suburb of Lyneham. Our building is clean, safe, and welcoming as we focus on making our residents feel at home and at ease with their surroundings.

Book a tour at KankinyaPlan a visit to Kankinya


We are more than happy to show you around our facilities. Our tours are provided Monday to Thursday and you may place a booking enquiry online. Simply select your preferred day and we will call to confirm your tour booking time.

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Latest Updates

Dementia: Importance Of Good Nutrition

Dementia: Importance Of Good Nutrition 20 May

The type of food that a person eats affects his /her health, well being, and quality of life. Malnourished people tend to become sick too often and take more time to recover from injury and illness compared to well nourished people in the same age group. The issue of poor nutrition is even bigger in case of elderly people especially those suffering from conditions such as dementia or alzheimer’s.

Maintaining good nutrition in people suffering from dementia may pose challenges, because the patients of dementia:

New Development: Kankinya Lodge

New Development: Kankinya Lodge 22Apr

In over 30 years of operation, Kankinya has established itself as the leader in dementia management, not just in the A.C.T but in a far wider territory due to our ability to give our residents the best possible quality of life in a homelike environment. Over the years, Kankinya has continuously evolved, and adapted to the changing needs and environment, and is amongst the safest aged care nursing homes that provide highest quality care.

An exciting chapter begins for Kankinya

An exciting chapter begins for Kankinya 11Apr


A very exciting chapter is about to begin for Kankinya, over almost 30 years in operation we have undergone several changes, we have made it one of the safest and most secure facility anywhere, we meet 44 out of 44 Accreditation Standards repeatedly and now we are starting something absolutely new to us. We are building a new separate facility catering for “low care” residents and we have only ever functioned in “high care” and specialise in dementia management as our web page highlights.