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Bill Crawford Lodge

· 1101 Dana Street Ballarat 3350 Vic

Residential aged care at Bill Crawford Lodge in Ballarat, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    Bill Crawford Lodge is a dementia-specific aged care facility located on Dana St. in Ballarat. The facility features an open plan design with light-filled atriums and colorful interiors. It houses 30 beds across two units, each with single and double occupancy rooms, some with en-suite facilities. Rooms are equipped with electric, adjustable beds and sensor mats to ensure resident safety.

    Each room and common area includes a nurse call bell system, and external doors are secured with electronic keypads. Residents enjoy a secure garden area complete with a car and a 'bus stop' for recreational purposes. The facility offers various health services including dietetics and speech pathology, and implements therapy programs such as Montessori-based activities. A specialized Snoezelen room provides sensory stimulation for all residents. Personalization of living spaces with personal items is encouraged.

    • Gardens
    • Organised activities
    • Specialised allied health services

    Top Rated Home in Ballarat

    One of the top homes in Ballarat according to residents and Government service audits.

    Overall Score
    Staffing Minutes
    3 Year Accreditation

    Bill Crawford Lodge Reviews

    9.1· Recommended by 97% residents



    The Residents Experience rating shows what current residents at Bill Crawford Lodge think of the food, staff, care and more. These ratings are from the 2023 Aged Care Quality Commission Survey.

    Aizce Angeles
    Aizce Angeles
     · 21/03/2023

    Clean and with friendly staffs. The staffs will greet you with smile. The resident are well taken care of

    Rooms & Pricing

    $250,000 - $475,000 · 30 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Shared2SharedFrom 24.09 m2
    Single - Shared bathroom1SharedFrom 18.9 m2
    Single Standard1EnsuiteFrom 19.95 m2
    Single Deluxe1EnsuiteFrom 20.65 m2

    About the Staff

    283 mins
    All Care Staff
    100 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Enrolled Nurses
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Speech Pathologists
    Care Managers
    Allied Health Assistants
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at Bill Crawford Lodge received 283 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 125% of their daily total care target of 226 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Grampians Health
    • Government business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 39089584391

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited


    1101 Dana Street Ballarat 3350 Vic


    What is the ACQSC star rating of Bill Crawford Lodge?

    Bill Crawford Lodge has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Bill Crawford Lodge?

    Bill Crawford Lodge has 4 different types of rooms which range in price between $250,000 and $475,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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