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Kolor Lodge Hostel is part of Penshurst District Health Service and provides permanent and respite accommodation for 10 residents.  It offers low level care to the elderly and disabled in our community.  Residents at Kolor Lodge Hostel enjoy single rooms, with ensuite facilities and are provided with an environment of comfort, dignity and security.  Staff provide a holistic approach to the care they deliver and encourage all residents to maintain their independence and special interests, and also to develop new friendships and interests.

Fees and Charges (effective July 1, 2021)

Kolor Lodge – PenshurstResidential Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Cost
Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
Maximum Cost
Single Room – Private Ensuite$380,000$41.75



Within Penshurst Nursing Home and the Kolor Lodge you will find a selection of generously sized bedrooms, each suited to the specific needs of the residents. With single rooms, residents are able to relax and feel at home knowing that every room is designed for comfort, safety and security. All rooms are fitted with modern trimmings and room for personal belongings to ensure residents feel at home. Residents are provided with either rooms looking over the quiet country landscapes or onto discreet courtyards, providing the occupant with not only a sense of privacy but also personal space.

Each room includes a spacious individual ensuite bathroom which is fully equipped to provide for every resident’s needs.

Number of bedrooms

Room TypeNumber of Rooms
Shared Room With ensuite 0
Shared Room Without ensuite 0
Single Room With ensuite 10
Single Room With shared ensuite 0
Bedroom Size (Square Metres) 
Average Bedroom Size – Shared N/A
Average Bedroom Size – Single 

Common areas

 Dining RoomLounge RoomActivities RoomOutdoor Areas
Number 1 1 1 1
Size26.04m2 38.67m226.04m2Large

Common areas

As is expected of such a long-established, community based facility you will feel as though you are entering a calm and welcoming home-like environment. Residents are provided with large, open lounge areas, comfortably furnished with individual recliner chairs and couches, and large TV (LCD) screens for ease of viewing, or may escape into quieter sitting rooms. Fresh, daily-made meals are served in the large open dining areas or alternatively there is access to a private dining room for residents and family, designed to make you feel relaxed and at home.

Sweeping gardens with uninterrupted views to the Grampians provide space to stroll and relax within private and secure outdoor areas that incorporate courtyards, established trees, manicured gardens and raised garden beds, and peaceful retreats maintained by community volunteers. All of this and yet only a short walk into the centre of town, where an array of shops and local businesses boast services for your convenience.

In addition to the creature comforts provided at theKolor Lodge there is 24 hour acess to Registered Nurses and event programs are organized 5 days a week by qualified planners to ensure activities are not only appropriately structured but sympathetic to individual needs.

Vacancies & Inspection

Prospective residents, together with family and carers are invited to visit the Hostel before making a decision to become a resident.  Please make an appointment with the Unit Manager in order to view the home and meet with the staff to discuss your care requirements and answer any questions or concerns.

For more information you can download or read our Residential Information Booklet.

An assessment by the Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) must be completed before you can be accepted into the facility.  See the admissions section for further information.

Please phone (03) 5552 3000 for enquiries about vacancies.


An ACAS assessment must be completed before admission 


Visitors are a very important part of a resident’s life and are welcome at any time.

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