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Barwidgee Lodge was established in 1987 as a result of the identified need to care for elderly people in Myrtleford and district.
New facilities were built and occupied in March 2002 as part of the Myrtleford Hospital redevelopment, providing accommodation for up to 30 residents in either single or shared rooms with ensuites. Rooms are determined on availability at the time of entry.
Barwidgee Lodge provides residential care in a home-like facility, with professional caring staff to meet residents’ needs in accordance with government requirements and nursing standards.
Alpine Health acknowledges and supports the ongoing need for family and friends to share our endeavor to maintain a desirable lifestyle for residents while maximising independence and dignity in a safe, happy and homely environment.
About Barwidgee Lodge
Barwidgee Lodge was established in 1987, as a result of an identified need for care of the elderly within the Myrtleford and surrounding geographical area. New facilities were built and occupied from March 2002, providing accommodation for up to 30 residents, in either single or shared room accommodation with en-suite facilities. Rooms are determined on availability at the time of entry.
Barwidgee Lodge provides residential care in a home like facility, with professional caring staff to meet the residents’ needs, in accordance with the current Aged Care Act 1997 and Aged Care Nursing Standards. We acknowledge and support the ongoing need for family and friends involvement in our endeavour to maintain a desirable lifestyle, whilst maximizing independence, and dignity in a safe, happy and homely environment for our residents.
Barwidgee Lodge has three pets – one cat and two birds. Resident’s families and friends are invited to bring in their pet dog for a visit, as long as the dog is well trained, quiet and calm, and remains on a leash.
Residents are also invited to attend the Adult Community Activity and Recreation Services (ACARS).
Contact Barwidgee Lodge
Address: O’Donnell Avenue, Myrtleford 3737.
Phone: (03) 5751 9335