Doutta Galla Lynch's Bridge - senior lady sitting in garden reading

Lynch’s Bridge

44 Market Street
Kensington VIC 3031

Phone (03) 9376 2111
New resident enquiries (03) 9680 3311

• Places available
Services available Permanent, Short term – Respite, Palliative Care, Dementia – Memory Care Program

Surrounded by grand old peppercorn trees Doutta Galla Lynch’s Bridge aged care residence has a peaceful setting in the heart of historic Kensington.

Built on the former stockyards and retaining its period façade, Lynch’s Bridge is home to a warm community where everyone looks out for each other. Every bedroom has a garden view and a spacious ensuite bathroom. Residents share two large leafy courtyards with bright lounge rooms.

A daily Lifestyle Program brings people together for exercise, music, art and other activities to nurture skills and foster friendships. We welcome friends and relatives to join in for events, outings and meals.

Many residents have lived in the area for a long time and maintain strong connections with the local community. From culturally diverse backgrounds, they speak many languages and share their rich cultural traditions with all of us.

Our residents continue to enjoy their normal social activities at the local RSL, the swimming pool, bowling club and senior citizens club which are all a short walk away.

Our rooms

Doutta Galla Lynch’s Bridge in Kensington is a 57 room aged care residence offering permanent and respite care. Every bedroom has a garden view and a spacious ensuite private bathroom. Residents share two large leafy courtyards and bright lounge rooms.

Our residence includes a 20 bed secure dementia support unit with dedicated staff and dementia specific programs and activities.

There are light, bright social areas, dining rooms and courtyard gardens for social activities and gatherings. Doutta Galla Lynch’s Bridge is an aged care residence in Kensington for people who enjoy a quality of life in a warm and connected community.


Clinical care

Customer support
Full time manager

Laundry and cleaning support

Lifestyle coordinators
Maintenance officer
On site chefs
Personal care assistants
Registered nurse access 24/7

  • Clinical nurse consultants
  • Dentist
  • Dietitian
  • Dementia behaviour consultants
  • Elder advocates
  • General Practitioner
  • Gerontologist
  • Hairdresser
  • Occupational therapist
  • Office of public guardians
  • Palliative care specialist
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychogeriatricians
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Speech therapist

  • Art and craft activities
  • Cafe and social connection program
  • Community outings
  • Community visitors scheme
  • Cultural festivals and celebrations
  • Entertainers
  • Exercise program
  • Film activities
  • iPad program
  • Italian social group
  • Lifestyle program
  • Men’s activity program
  • Music activities
  • Pet and farm animal visiting program
  • Religious services
  • Sensory garden
  • Vegetable garden
  • Visiting school and preschool children program
For pricing and more information about our aged care residence, please download our pricing brochure.

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Around Kensington

Kensington is conveniently located near the Footscray Market, Footscray Hospital, Western Private Hospital, Royal Park, Melbourne Showgrounds, Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne Zoo, Newmarket Plaza Shopping Centre and the Kensington Neighbourhood Centre.
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