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Bethlehem House

Bethlehem House offers Low Level Care Bethlehem House offers Respite Care

30 Montgomery Street, Kogarah NSW 2217

Kogarah Council and Local Government Area (LGA)


Bethlehem House is an aged care service where residents, their families and friends enjoy caring and comfortable surroundings. Staff at Bethlehem House makes your independence and happiness their number one priority.

Located within the middle of Kogarah's Town centre there is always plenty to do and see. Our activities area includes a big screen TV, comfortable seating, and a piano/pianola, plus an organ. Not to mention the Nintendo Wii which is in constant use!

An attractive courtyard with a water feature, potted palms and plants create a peaceful area for residents to relax in. On Level 3, we provide tea bars where residents, family and friends can enjoy morning and afternoon tea and have the opportunity to socialise.

A mini bus is provided to take residents on outings as part of the service's activities program. Programs are available to help maintain and promote the health and well-being of the residents.We also offer a visiting podiatrist, health professionals and hairdresser.

Staff are available to escort residents to appointments if required.

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