Rathgar Lodge is a spacious, modern facility nestled on the banks of the Clarence River in the quaint town of Ulmarra near Grafton. It enjoys a peaceful rural outlook, but is only a short drive away from major shopping centres and amenities.

Rathgar Lodge is a fully accredited residential aged care facility comprised of 20 generously sized rooms, complete with ensuite and emergency call bell facilities.  The purpose-built, fully secure 12-bed Dementia Specific Care Unit offers the very best of care and security.

Rathgar Lodge also offers Residential Respite Care. For more information please see contact details below.

Qualified and caring staff are always on hand to support residents in maintaining their independence, dignity and wellbeing whilst also providing necessary care and assistance.


Rathgar’s pleasant surrounds have been carefully designed to ensure living and dining areas are restful and functional. A private secure courtyard with picturesque gardens provides a relaxing haven for residents.

Rathgar Self-Care Units

Rathgar Self-Care units are located within the Rathgar complex. Self-care units offer an alternative to those retirees looking to cut down on household chores but not requiring higher levels of care. There are three, two-bedroom units designed to facilitate independent living at any age, featuring no steps, on-site emergency call system and a spacious 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, and residents are actively encouraged to participate in activities and outings. There is a regular bus service to major nearby shopping centres and facilities.

The cost of residential aged care consists of 3 components: a basic daily fee, means tested fee and an accommodation cost. For further information on aged care costs please click here Residential Aged Care Costs.

The accommodation cost for Rathgar, Ulmarra NSW is available in this list Accommodation Rates.

Contact details:

30 Lynhaven Crescent
Ulmarra NSW 2462
Tel: (02) 6644 5475
Fax: (02) 6644 5441
Email: admin.rathgar@northcoast.upa.org.au