Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF)


Portland District Health

Harbourside Lodge

Bentink Street. Portland VIC 3305

Year facility was built: 2007

Year facility was most recently refurbished: 2007

Also see Harbourside Lodge web page.

Within the recently built Harbourside Lodge you will find a selection of generously sized bedrooms located within 2 discreet wings.  With a choice of single or shared rooms residents are able to relax and feel at home knowing that every room is designed for comfort, safety and security, all with modern trimmings including large LCD televisions and individually controlled heating and cooling.

Each room includes a spacious individual or shared ensuite bathroom which is fully equipped to provide for every resident’s needs, providing the occupant with not only a sense of privacy but also personal space.

Accommodation prices:

Residential Accommodation Deposit (RAD) Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)*
Single Room – Private Ensuite $350,000 $54.95
Single Room – Shared Ensuite $300,000 $47.10
Double Room – Shared Ensuite $300,000 $47.10


Combination payment example: An incoming resident may choose, for example, to pay 50% of their accommodation by a RAD and the other 50% through DAP. If this was the option chosen, then the resident would pay the prices outlined in the table below

Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)*
Single Room – Private Ensuite $175,000 $27.48
Single Room – Shared Ensuite $150,000 $23.55
Double Room – Shared Ensuite $150,000 $23.55

*Daily Accomodation Payments have been calculated based on the Maximum Perrmissable interest rate of 5.73%. RAD * 5.73% / 365 = DAP


Number and Type of Bedrooms:

Room Type Number of Rooms
Shared Room With ensuite 4
Shared Room Without ensuite 0
Single Room With ensuite 14
Single Room With shared ensuite 8
Bedroom Size (Square Metres)
Average Bedroom Size – Shared 24m2
Average Bedroom Size – Single 16m2


Common Areas:

Dining /Lounge Room Activities Room Outdoor Areas
Number 1 1 1
Size 40m2 40m2 250m2


Harbourside Lodge provides 2 large, open lounge areas for residents to enjoy, each comfortably furnished with individual recliner chairs and 3 seat couches. Each lounge has its own large screen TV (LCD).  Also available to residents is a separate dining room at which all main meals can be served should the residents wish. The dining room has capacity to seat 40 people and a combination of place settings for 2 or 4 people are available.

Sweeping gardens provide space to stroll and relax whilst only a short walk to the foreshore or town centre where an array of shops and local businesses boast every convenience.

Harbourside Lodge enjoys a private and secure outdoor area that incorporates courtyards, shaded areas, established trees, manicured gardens and ocean views.

In addition, for your peace of mind, Harbourside Lodge is staffed entirely by Registered and Enrolled Nurses, 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. Activities are organised five days a week by our Activities Coordinator and her Assistant, ensuring that activities are not only appropriately structured, but sympathetic to individual requirements/needs.


Also see Harbourside Lodge web page.


List of Services available to residents:

Bedroom Furnishings (supplied) Y/N
Bed / mattress Y
Overbed table Y
Bedside drawers (locked / not locked) Y
Wardrobe Y
Linen Y
In room Y
Communal Y
Virtual visiting Y – Skype, etc
Email access Y
Resident computer access Y


Other Onsite Services:

Personal Services
Hairdressing Y
Full Hotel Services Y
Mail Y
Newspapers / magazines Y
Personal shopping Y
Personal laundry Y
Mobile voting Y
Visiting hours Visitors free to come and go as they please; no ‘set hours’
Access to multi taxi program Y
Activities Programs Y – bingo, dancing, music, etc
Food Services
Menu selection y
Medical & other Services (onsite)
Pathology Y
Reflexology Y
Dementia Specific Programs Y
Pharmacy Y
Emergency Department Y – 24/7
Radiology Y – 24/7
Subacute programs Y
Dental services Y
Allied Health Y – physio, podiatry, OT, dietetics, speech, EP
Visiting GPs/ frequency Y
Visiting medical specialists Y
Community services
School visiting program Y
Church visiting program Y
Visiting Pets Y
Library Y
Other (specify):


Any other features/ information you would like highlighted:

Examples of our services are:

  • Located on the grounds of the Portland and District
  • Sensory Room
  • 24 hour qualified Nursing staff on-site
  • Choice of Doctor and health care professionals
  • Close proximity to Medical Clinics
  • On-site hairdressing
  • Hydrotherapy bath
  • Activities program
  • Recreational and lifestyle programs with an Activity Coordinator and Assistant.


Also see Harbourside Lodge web page.


Nurse Unit Manager – – (03) 55210362 / (03) 55210300

Administration Assistant –  – (03) 55210300 / (03) 55210361