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The Pines Lodge

The Pines Lodge offers High Level Care The Pines Lodge offers Low Level Care The Pines Lodge offers Extra Service The Pines Lodge offers Dementia Care

342 Marion Road, North Plympton SA 5037

West Torrens Council and Local Government Area (LGA)


A 2011 UDIA National Award Winner, The Pines Lodge is setting a new standard in supported care and is regarded as one of Australia's most modern and state of the art supported care establishments.

Set in a relaxing and tranquil environment, this facility has 144 beds offering residents low and high level care accommodation. The facility is set in a garden-like environment and makes maximum use of natural light.

Each private room has its own private en-suite, individually controlled air conditioning and nurse call buttons, while the communal areas are second to none. Memory support services and extra service are available.

About Residential Aged Care

In the past, a distinction was drawn between aged care homes that offered "high level care" (which were commonly known as "nursing homes") and those that offered "low level care" (which were commonly known as "hostels"). From 1 July 2014 this distinction has ceased to apply in relation to permanent residential aged care, although it does continue to apply in relation to temporary respite care. Aged care homes can incorporate "extra service", which provides a higher standard of accommodation and services (such as meals) for an additional fee. Aged care homes that are not accredited, but which offer similar care and services, may be referred to as "Supported Living". See our Terminology page for detailed explanations of terms that relate to aged care, home care and retirement villages.

More Information?

Please see our Aged Care Guide for further important information about aged care and aged care homes. It includes the following:

  1. Introduction

  2. Eligibility and Assessment

  3. Fees and Charges

  4. Accreditation Standards and Compliance

  5. Resident Rights and Responsibilities

  6. Residential Respite Care

  7. Advocacy and Complaint Resolution