Lerwin Nursing Home is a 75 bed, high level, residential care facility owned by the Rural City of Murray Bridge. Lerwin was expanded and refurbished with the project completed in October 2005.
Lerwin is fully accredited under the requirements of the Commonwealth Government for aged care homes.
What services does Lerwin provide?
Lerwin provides the appropriate care to meet the needs of those residents who have been assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team as requiring high care.
Services provided for residents at Lerwin include:
Other Services offered include:
Lerwin Nursing Home provides twenty-four hour personal and nursing care with accommodation to people of our community who need such a service. Our aim is to provide facilities and services which:
Lerwin has single and two bed rooms. Rooms are designed to be as pleasant as possible and residents are encouraged to bring in personal belongings to help create a homely atmosphere.
In addition to the bedrooms, the following communal facilities are available to residents:
When to enter
A person usually enters a nursing home when they can no longer live at home, or be cared for in their own home, perhaps following a severe illness or long term difficulty that has caused a change in their lifestyle. Admission is based on need following a personal assessment by the Aged Care Assessment team and doctor.
Fees are charged in accordance with the Schedule of Fees and Charges determined by the Department of Health and Ageing.
The fees charged cover all meals, accommodation, laundry, personal and nursing care as required. Some items of a personal nature and some extended services such as hairdressing are billed separately.
For more information in relation to fees and charges visit the Department of Health and Ageing website www.ageing.health.gov.au
For further information please contact any of the Management team at Lerwin during normal office hours on 08 8539 1185
Care Manager - Chris Moran
Site Manager - Reg Budarick
Quality Manager/Admistration - Lyn Gray
67 Joyce Street, Murray Bridge SA 5253
Facsimile: 8531 1655
Click here for a copy of the Lerwin Newsletter - November/December 2012