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Phone: (08) 9844 1105

67 Mermaid Avenue, Emu Point, Albany WA 6330

Gwen Hardie is located at Emu Point, a picturesque and quiet suburb 10km from the centre of Albany on WA’s south coast. You will receive a warm welcome at Gwen Hardie. Residents and visitors alike comment on the friendly, home-like feeling they experience when they walk in the front door.

Our natural bush setting close to pretty Middleton Bay makes for a peaceful atmosphere.

The aromas that waft from the central kitchen are bound to tempt your taste buds as our onsite chef and team prepare home-cooked meals each day.

You can expect a high level of care and compassion from our friendly staff who take great pride in providing a personalised service to all our residents.

Gwen Hardie offers dementia enrichment living in a secure and safe environment with 24 hour care by professional nurses and trained staff. A proactive therapy team develops individualised activity programs that cater for all residents.

Lounges and quiet rooms are also available within these areas. Residents can also enjoy garden areas designed to stimulate and encourage residents to spend some time outdoors enjoying the fresh air.

Room specifications

Room name


Room category

Single room + private ensuite

Room size

(excluding ensuite): 13 m2

Maximum occupancy

One person

Number of rooms


Memory support unit


Room inclusions

Ensuite bathroom

Adjustable bed

Large windows fitted with fly screens and security screen

Curtains for maximum privacy

Built in robes

Lockable bedside cabinet

Telephone connection


Over bed table


We encourage you to bring in some of your favourite things such as your own paintings, pictures, and other favourite items that will make your room feel homely.


Homelike kitchen area

Dining area

A light, airy, activity/lounge room with TV and piano

Lounges and quiet rooms

Large courtyard BBQ area with tables and seating

Small courtyard areas with pretty gardens

Hairdressing salon.

Onsite chaplaincy services

Some of the additional services available with a cost to our residents include


Accompanied visits to appointments

Payment options

Based on an assessment of your income and assets, you may be eligible for assistance with your accommodation payment. The Australian Government may pay for part of your accommodation costs. Further information will be available on the My Aged Care website.

Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable accommodation deposit (RAD), a daily accommodation 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 fortnightly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)
Maximum Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)
Example of a
Combination Payment
RAD $225,000 DAP $25.27

Details correct as of 1st July 2020


Basic daily fee

The basic daily fee is set by the Australian Government. For some people this is the only fee they are required to pay.