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Ritcher Lodge

· 480-482 Guildford Road Bayswater 6053 Wa

Residential Permanent aged care at Ritcher Lodge

Care specialisations

  • Terminal illness
  • Permenant care
  • Respite care


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Ritcher Lodge is an aged care home that provides accommodation for 45 residents in single rooms with private ensuites. It is located close to Swan River, surrounded by a beautiful garden, and refurbished in 2008. The home has various communal areas such as lounges, dining areas, a library, and a hair salon, as well as two internal gardens. All meals are freshly cooked on-site and the home offers nursing staff, GP services, mobility aids, lifestyle programs and palliative care. It is a wheelchair-friendly facility that has been catering to elders with low-level care requirements. Ritcher Lodge has well-lit hallways with natural and electric lighting, fully air-conditioned, and displaying a wide range of art work. Room features include call bells, adjustable electric beds, built-in wardrobes with drawers, and sliding doors with floor-length curtains. Ensuite features include grab rails, call bells, flexible shower hoses, and bathroom cabinets. Visitors can relax and chat with their guests in dedicated lounge areas with tea/coffee facilities provided. Overall, Ritcher Lodge offers a cheerful ambience and quality services to its residents.

Elka on 06/05/2023

About the home

  • Gardens
  • Onsite hairdresser
  • Specialised allied health services
  • Organised activities

ACQSC Government star rating

 Acceptable  Overall Star Rating

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

2023 Residents Experience Rating

7.8 Acceptable · Recommended by 74% residents



The Residents Experience rating shows what current residents at Ritcher Lodge think of the food, staff, care and more. These results are from 2023 annual survey sponsored by the Australian government.

Staffing Rating

10.0 Acceptable
Total care199 mins
Registered nurse care35 mins

The average resident at Ritcher Lodge received 199 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 120% of their daily total care target of 166 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

Quality Measures

4.0 Improvement needed

Care quality

  • 0% residents had a pressure injury
  • 30% residents were physically restrained
  • 16% residents experienced unplanned weightloss
  • Falls & major injury

  • 34% residents experienced a fall
  • 2% residents experienced a major injury from falling
  • Medication

  • 41% residents prescribed nine or more medications
  • 5% 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 Ritcher Lodge between July-September 2023 was Improvement needed.

    Rooms & Pricing


    1 Ensuite 12.6
    All room prices are displayed as 100% Refundable Deposit & 100% Daily Accommodation Payment.

    Ritcher Lodge Reviews

    Harlstar Davidson
    Harlstar Davidson
     · 06/02/2023

    Bung Eye Productions
    Bung Eye Productions
     · 06/11/2022

    Visited my dear Aunty today at Ritcher Lodge. It's a lovely calm place, bright and happy.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by ALINEA INC.
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 63279515027

    Safety Checks

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


    480-482 Guildford Road Bayswater 6053 Wa


    What is the ACQSC star rating of Ritcher Lodge?

    Ritcher Lodge has an overall ACQSC star rating of Acceptable.

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

    Ritcher Lodge has 1 different types of rooms which range in price between $395,000 and $395,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit. Keep in mind your cost may vary based on deposit ammount, and government subsidies.