Gwen Hardie Lodge

Gwen Hardie is located at Emu Point, a picturesque and quiet suburb 10km from the centre of Albany on WA’s south coast.

67 Mermaid Avenue, Albany, WA 6330
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You will receive a warm welcome at Gwen Hardie. Residents and visitors alike comment on the friendly, home-like feeling they experience when they walk in the front door.

Our natural bush setting close to pretty Middleton Bay makes for a peaceful atmosphere.

The aromas that waft from the central kitchen are bound to tempt your taste buds as our onsite chef and team prepare home-cooked meals each day.

You can expect a high level of care and compassion from our friendly staff who take great pride in providing a personalised service to all our residents.

Dementia enrichment living

Gwen Hardie Lodge offers dementia enrichment living in a secure and safe environment with 24 hour care by professional nurses and trained staff. A proactive therapy team develops individualised activity programs that cater for all residents.

Lounges and quiet rooms are also available within these areas. Residents can also enjoy garden areas designed to stimulate and encourage residents to spend some time outdoors enjoying the fresh air.

  • Room name: Standard
  • Room category: Single room + private ensuite
  • Room size (excluding ensuite): from 13 m2
  • Maximum occupancy: One person
  • Number of rooms: 58
  • Memory support unit: 19
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Adjustable bed
  • Large windows fitted with flyscreens and security screen
  • Some rooms have doors leading to garden areas
  • Curtains for maximum privacy
  • Built in robes
  • Lockable bedside cabinet
  • Telephone connection
  • Chair
  • Over bed table

We encourage you to bring in some of your favourite things such as your own paintings, pictures, and other favourite items that will make your room feel homely.

All rooms are within close proximity to:

  • Homelike kitchen
  • Dining area
  • A light, airy, activity/lounge room with TV and piano
  • Lounges and quiet rooms
  • Large courtyard BBQ area with tables and seating
  • Small courtyard areas with pretty gardens
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Onsite chaplaincy services.

Based on an assessment of your income and assets, you may be eligible for assistance with your accommodation payment. The Australian Government may pay for part of your accommodation costs. Further information will be available on the My Aged Care website.

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable accommodation deposit (RAD), a daily accommodation payment (DAP), or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example fortnightly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Payment Option Fees *
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) $450,000
Maximum Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) $70.27
Example of a combination payment $225,000 RAD and $35.14 DAP

Details correct as of December 13th, 2017

Basic daily fee

The basic daily fee is set by the Australian Government. For some people this is the only fee they are required to pay.