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Percy Baxter Lodges

Percy Baxter Lodge is located at the McKellar Centre on Ballarat Road Geelong. Percy Baxter Lodge is 82-bed facility offering a cosy, home-like environment in a beautiful garden setting that enhances emotional wellbeing. It features a warm and inviting shared area, with comfortable seating and pleasant surroundings in which to dine and socialise with fellow residents.

Room types

  • Single room with shared ensuite, 15.5 square metres. Maximum occupancy of one.
  • Single room with own ensuite, 15.5 square metres. Maximum occupancy of one.


Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable deposit (RAD), a daily payment (DAP), or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example, monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Click here for a full list of room prices.

Additional services

  • Hairdressing salon
  • Barwon Health aged care bus
  • Shuttle bus service within the McKellar Centre precinct
  • Onsite radiology
  • 'Residential in Reach Program' which prevents admissions to the emergency department by providing residents with access to GPs and Aged/Palliative Nurse Practitioner to manage and treat residents within the facility, if appropriate
  • Cafe 45 provides a range of healthy food options in a picturesque setting, overlooking the Town Square precinct, which includes an amphitheatre and children's playground
  • Chapel/contemplation centre
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Services including palliative care and aged psychiatric services
  • Telehealth program, enabling access to private medical specialists as required
  • Residents Trust Account service
  • Comprehensive lifestyle program
  • Mental Health Sub-Acute Facility
  • White Cottages – Accommodation for families living outside the region
  • Infection Prevention Service
  • Vaccination Service
  • BBQ area and community gardens
  • Geriatrician Service
  • GP Support
  • Wound consultants
  • Physio Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Podiatry
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Dieticians
  • Continence Clinic
  • Memory Clinic

Last Modified: Thursday, 23 March 2023


Address: McKellar Centre, 45 - 95 Ballarat Road, North Geelong, Vic, 3215

Car Parking: Available onsite

Phone Number: 03 4215 5200