Covid and Health Update

Update 28 - 04/07/2022
Bailey House at Good Shepherd Lodge has an active Covid case. From 9am on the 22nd of June, Bailey House is not permitting visitors. End of life visits can occur in full PPE. All other areas of Good Shepherd Lodge and Kerrisdale Gardens remain open to visitors between 9am and 3pm, 7 days a week.

Update 27 - 27/06/2022
From 1am AEST Thursday 30 June 2022, there will be no COVID-19 vaccination requirement for someone visiting residential aged care facilities. You will be required to wear a mask when on our premises, if you have a mask exemption you will be required to wear a face shield while on our premises. Children over 10 yrs will also be required to mask while on our premises. 


On Behalf of the Board of Good Shepherd Lodge Ltd, I would like to advise of the resignation of Chief Executive Office Greg Skelton.

Greg has decided to step down from his position for personal reasons and I take this opportunity to thank him for his leadership during his tenure.

As CEO he was called on to manage the extension of KG and along with his Executive team dealt with the impact of Covid within our facilities in addition to overall management of the GSL Ltd community.

We thank Greg for his efforts and wish him well for the future.

Damian Carroll
Chairman - Good Shepherd Lodge Ltd
3rd June 2022

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Good Shepherd Lodge Limited requests that you monitor this message on our website for updates as the conditions of entry may change.

Welcome to Good Shepherd Lodge & Kerrisdale Gardens

Good Shepherd Lodge resident enjoying lunch at the cafe

Being at the heart of the Mackay community since 1974, we’re passionate about enabling others to live life in an environment that they choose – and one where they feel at home.

Our two locations offer a range of flexible options to suit your individual needs. These include independent living, residential care, community care and Allied Health services.

We’re dedicated to providing the highest quality care and service and fostering a sense of belonging to enable you to live a healthier, more active and connected life

We recognise it’s more than just where you live, it’s the lifestyle we provide. That’s what makes us different!

We look forward to meeting you soon!

About Us

I moved to a villa at Kerrisdale Gardens nearly 6 years ago, and can honestly say it’s the best decision I could have made.

Pauline Reedman
Villa Resident
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Why would anyone want to spend their twilight years living on their own, whether they be on their own, or fortunate enough to both be together?

David Fordyce
Kerrisdale Gardens Resident
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I’ve been happily residing independently in an apartment at Kerrisdale Gardens for nearly 6 years. Moving to this facility has been the best decision I’ve ever made.

Marvyn Trim
Kerrisdale Gardens Resident
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