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Sutherland Lodge

· 121 Mckean Street Bairnsdale 3875 Vic

Residential aged care at Sutherland Lodge in Bairnsdale, Victoria

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    Sutherland Lodge is a purpose-built, 32-bed aged care home specializing in dementia care. It features single rooms with ensuite bathrooms, and quality decorations and furnishings. Amenities include large and small dining areas, a spacious activities room with a library and TV, and several lounge areas. Outdoor facilities include shaded seating areas, paved pathways, a BBQ area, a hairdressing salon, and a doctor's room.

    The lodge utilizes CCTV security and a nurse call system for residents' safety. A multidisciplinary team of health professionals, including Physiotherapists, Nurses, and Personal Care Attendants, provide collaborative care with GPs and a Residential In-Reach service. Additionally, residents have access to an extensive activities program, facility bus, in-house laundry, trust account services, a public phone, and WIFI throughout. Holistic care is further supported by services in Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy.

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

    Sutherland Lodge Rating

    Based on resident reviews and Government service audits.

    Overall Score
    Staffing Minutes
    3 Year Accreditation

    Sutherland Lodge Reviews

    8.5· Recommended by 89% residents



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

    Jeff Walker
    Jeff Walker
     · 09/06/2018

    Sutherland Lodge is a aged care facility within a hospital where the staff go above and beyond to give their residents the very best experience in their golden years

    Michael Anderson
    Michael Anderson
     · 17/05/2018


    Barry Ingle
    Barry Ingle
     · 19/03/2018

    Would be the best nursing home in the area . The staff are tremendous also the facilities , food and hygiene.

    Rooms & Pricing

    · Concessional residents welcome

    Sutherland Lodge Room Type 31Ensuite17 m2

    About the Staff

    203 mins
    All Care Staff
    20 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Enrolled Nurses
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Care Managers
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at Sutherland Lodge received 203 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 97% of their daily total care target of 210 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
    • Government business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 99640620478

    Safety Checks

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


    121 Mckean Street Bairnsdale 3875 Vic


    What is the ACQSC star rating of Sutherland Lodge?

    Sutherland Lodge has an overall ACQSC star rating of Good.

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

    Sutherland Lodge has 1 different types of rooms which range in price between $395,000 and $395,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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