- About Sambell Lodge
- Who can live at Sambell Lodge?
- Respite care
- Accommodation fees
- Sambell Lodge redevelopment
With around the clock staff, social activities and easy access to a range of health practitioners, Sambell Lodge is an enjoyable space and home.
About Sambell Lodge
Located opposite the Darling Gardens in Melbourne’s Clifton Hill, Sambell Lodge is right on the city’s doorstep.
Sambell Lodge offers quality care and friendship in a warm and welcoming environment. Here, we take the time to get to know you well, and will work with you to tailor a plan to suit your individual preferences and circumstances. We keep in regular contact with you to ensure your plan continues to meet your needs.
Your independence and right to choose how you live is important, which is why at Sambell Lodge you are involved in all of the decision-making about your care.
You can choose from a wide range activities from our lifestyle program. We will also assist you in pursuing the interests and activities you enjoyed before moving in.
We encourage connections with the local community through a number of activities:
- singing in a local choir
- volunteering with a food van that serves meals to others
- participating in our award-winning Celebration of Life social events
- relaxing in the landscaped courtyard
- gardening in the vegetable patch
- enjoy regular outings to cafes, shops and other destinations.
Our qualified staff are present around the clock, and you have access to visiting doctors and other health practitioners including physiotherapists, podiatrists, dieticians and psychologists. We also provide specialised care and tailored activities for residents with dementia.
Who can live at Sambell Lodge?
To find out if you’re eligible to live at Sambell Lodge, the first step is to have an assessment from the Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS).
A health professional can refer to the ACAS. More information is available at the Australian Government website.
Don’t hesitate to contact us to talk about your aged care options, or to get further information about Sambell Lodge.
Find companionship and enjoyable activities and outings at our activities hubs. We’ll ask you what your interests and favourite pastimes are so that we can assist you in doing the things you love. From art and music therapy to cooking classes, eating out, and so much more.
Fees are calculated according to government guidelines.
The maximum refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) is $300,000. The maximum daily accommodation payment (DAP) is $47.51.
An example of a combination payment of 50 per cent refundable deposit and 50 per cent daily payment is:
RAD - $150,000, DAP – $23.75
*Please note these prices are maximums and each case is assessed individually.