Rathgar Lodge is situated in the quaint town of Ulmarra near Grafton. Nestled on the banks of the Clarence River, the facility enjoys a peaceful rural outlook, whilst being only a short drive from major shopping centres and facilities. Rathgar Lodge is a fully accredited facility providing two levels of care:
The Hostel is comprised of 20 generous size rooms, complete with ensuites and emergency call bell facilities. The gardens are a particular delight, with the rose garden being a special favourite. We encourage residents to participate in outdoor activities or to simply sit and enjoy the beauty that surrounds the Hostel. Spacious living and dining areas provide relaxing areas for day to day and group activities. Skilled and caring staff are always on hand to nurture and support our residents, providing a wonderful family environment.
- Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD): – this is commonly referred to as the “bond” and is determined by Centrelink and based on the assessment of your income and assets. The full RAD for Rathgar Lodge is $300,000.
- Daily Fee – The daily fee for full residential aged are at UPA facilities is set at 85% of the basic pension. This is indexed by the Government and is increased twice a year, when the pension is increased. Please refer to Fees & Charges page for information about aged care costs. Further information can also be found on the MyAgedCare website www.myagedcare.gov.au
Dementia Specific Care Unit
The purpose built, fully secure 12 bed Dementia Specific Care Unit offers the very best of care and security. The pleasant surroundings have been thoughtfully designed to ensure living and dining areas are restful and functional. A private secure courtyard with picturesque gardens provides a relaxing spot for residents.
Rathgar Lodge Brochure 2011
Rathgar Lodge Self Care Units
Rathgar Lodge self care units are located within the Rathgar Lodge complex. Self care units offer an alternative to those retirees not quite ready for Hostel care, but wishing to retain their independence whilst remaining within close proximity of assistance. Rathgar Lodge has four, two bedroom units designed to facilitate ease of living for any age, featuring no steps, on-site emergency call system, large power and light switches, lever action tap fittings and a large community centre. Each self care unit has a lock-up garage with internal access to the unit. Meals can be provided to self care residents at a nominal charge if required, and self care residents are actively encouraged to participate in all activities and outings organised for the Hostel residents. There is a regular bus service to major shopping centres and facilities nearby.
Rathgar Lodge SCU Brochure
Take a Virtual Tour of Rathgar Lodge
We invite you to take a tour through reception area, lounge rooms, residents rooms and other areas of Rathgar Lodge in Ulmarra. To navigate through the tour below, please use your mouse, arrow keys or both to control movement and to also the select the floor circle you want to navigate.
Rathgar Lodge is part of the North Coast Region of the United Protestant Association of New South Wales.
Contact details as follows:-
30 Lynhaven Crescent
Ulmarra NSW 2462
Tel: (02) 6644 5475
Fax: (02) 6644 5441