Simpkin House

Simpkin House is a specialised 40 bed secure psychogeriatric facility.


Simpkin House accommodates 40 single bed rooms with ensuites.

This is a secure environment and caters for residents requiring specialised behavioural management. Reverse cycle air conditioning to all bedrooms and common areas.



The home has four wings each accommodating 10 residents. All bedrooms have large windows with garden views. There are large outside areas with winding paths and some key features to support the residents including a farm feature area, car, bus stop and a men’s shed. 

There are expansive indoor recreational rooms and large outdoor garden areas with artistic murals. The gardens provide an area of tranquillity for quiet reflection for residents and families to enjoy. The facility also has an onsite hair salon. 

Person Centred Care

The home strives to a high standard of quality individualised care to meet your specialised needs and employs highly skilled qualified staff. 

Senior registered nurses are onsite 24/7 to oversee specialised aged care services. A qualified team of specialised staff are an integral part of the care team and assist in planning care outcomes for residents. This includes:

  • Registered nurses
  • Enrolled nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Dieticians
  • Speech pathologists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Diabetes management
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care 
  • Mental health clinicians
  • Visiting dental and optometry 

Lifestyle program

Extensive programs cater for the needs and interests of residents. We aim to make our lifestyle programs enjoyable, mentally stimulating, whilst meeting cultural, spiritual and specialised needs. The home has a bus that helps maintain access to the community for shopping trips and community outings.

There is a new multipurpose room with a generous open area for activities. The room has been designed to challenge, inspire and entertain our residents while providing a space for increased social interactions.

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Fresh home-style meals are prepared daily in consultation with our dieticians and are cooked onsite by qualified chefs. Meals are well balanced, healthy and delicious. Special dietary needs are easily accommodated.

My Aged Care

In response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety recommendations, the Australian Government has implemented a Star Rating system to help people better compare aged care services and make an informed choice about where they would like to live. These ratings are available on the website.

Simpkin House


8 Gibson Street, Bendigo, VIC, 3550


03 5434 7595


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