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Lara Aged Care

· 64 Hospital Road Dungog 2420 Nsw

Residential Permanent aged care at Lara Aged Care

$250,000 - $350,000 · 75 rooms

Care specialisations

  • Financially disadvantaged
  • Dementia
  • Veteran
  • Permenant care
  • Respite care


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Lara Aged Care in Dungog is an impressive facility that offers luxury accommodation for up to 64 residents seeking various levels of care. All common rooms are accessible, including a large central entertainment room with a tropical fish tank and Avery. The views of the surrounding countryside and gardens are stunning and can be enjoyed from sun-filled alcoves in secure and high care units. The secure unit has a private garden, covered verandas, and a moderately sized dining and lounge area. There is also a private dining area available for special occasions, a hairdressing salon on-site, and CCTV in common areas for increased monitoring. The facility has a registered nurse on duty 24 hours per day as well as trained care staff providing best practice care. Residents can enjoy various lifestyle activities such as gentle exercise, art therapy, music, craft, movies, church services, and regular happy hours. Fresh and nutritious meals are cooked on-site, and the facility has a commercial laundry as well as facilities for residents who wish to launder their own clothing. A physiotherapist attends daily to ensure residents' physical wellbeing. Overall, Lara Aged Care provides a safe and supportive environment for residents seeking aged care services.

Elka on 06/05/2023

About the home

  • Gardens
  • Onsite hairdresser
  • Organised activities

ACQSC Government star rating

 Good  Overall Star Rating

Residents Experience Rating Good
Compliance Rating Excellent
Staffing RatingImprovement needed
Quality Measures RatingAcceptable
Last updated: 31/12/2023

2022 Residents Experience Rating

9.2 Good · Recommended by 82% residents



The Residents Experience rating shows what current residents at Lara Aged Care think of the food, staff, care and more. These results are from 2022 annual survey sponsored by the Australian government.

Staffing Rating

9.2 Improvement needed
Total care199 mins
Registered nurse care32 mins

The average resident at Lara Aged Care received 199 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 102% of their daily total care target of 196 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

Quality Measures

6.0 Acceptable

Care quality

  • 0% residents had a pressure injury
  • 24% residents were physically restrained
  • 5% residents experienced unplanned weightloss
  • Falls & major injury

  • 24% residents experienced a fall
  • 3% residents experienced a major injury from falling
  • Medication

  • 38% residents prescribed nine or more medications
  • 14% residents prescribed antipsychotics without diagnosis of psychosis
  • Based on 5 different metrics, evaluated against national benchmarks, the Australian Department of Health and Aged Care determined that the quality of care delivered at Lara Aged Care between July-September 2023 was Acceptable.

    Rooms & Pricing

    Single Room + Ensuite

    1 Ensuite 21.6

    Shared Room Level B

    2 Ensuite 20.6
    All room prices are displayed as 100% Refundable Deposit & 100% Daily Accommodation Payment.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by RSL LifeCare Limited
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 43000048957

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has received notice of non-compliance
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited
    • 1 Year accreditation period


    64 Hospital Road Dungog 2420 Nsw


    What is the ACQSC star rating of Lara Aged Care?

    Lara Aged Care has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Lara Aged Care?

    Lara Aged Care has 2 different types of rooms which range in price between $250,000 and $350,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit. Keep in mind your cost may vary based on deposit ammount, and government subsidies.

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