Doutta GallaAged Care Homes – Lynch’s Bridge

Lynch’s Bridge

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.

Phone (03) 9376 2111
New resident enquiries (03) 9680 3300

Permanent, Short term – Respite, Palliative Care, Dementia – Memory Care Program

Life at Doutta Galla

Art and craft activities

Cafe and social connection program

Community outings

Community visitors scheme

Cultural festivals and celebrations


Exercise program
Film activities
iPad program
Visiting school and preschool children program
Italian social group
Lifestyle program
Men’s activity program
Music activities
Pet and farm animal visiting program
Religious services
Sensory garden
Vegetable garden

Lynch’s Bridge Rooms and Pricing

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.

Spacious single room with ensuite.

Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) only. Priced $550,000.

Single room with ensuite

Rooms priced from $0 (fully government subsidised) to $114.52 per day, depending on your individual income and assets.

Doutta Galla Lynch's Bridge - typical bedroom

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Around Lynch’s Bridge

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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