Not-for-profit aged care organisation, Fresh Hope Care have announced today that they will be discontinuing their services at McCauley Lodge, Thirroul, as of 21st August 2022.  

Director Seniors Communities, Lynn Bailey says, “Fresh Hope Care has actively provided residential aged care and retirement living communities to the Thirroul community since 1965. Last year we shared with residents, staff and our neighbours that we were taking steps to review our site to design and build a new residential aged care and retirement living community to replace our current one, which is in need of a major upgrade.”  

“The requirements of aged care buildings means we will not be able to continue to accommodate residents as we pursue our Development Application. As we will not compromise on the safety and health of our residents, we are left with no option but to propose the closure of McCauley Lodge Residential Care Service.” 

“We have informed our McCauley Lodge residents and their families and are working with them to identify alternative accommodation arrangements. We are also working closely with our staff teams to help with the transition. Those living in our Tasman Court Retirement Community will not be impacted by the closure.”  

“We are, of course, disappointed that we aren’t able to offer our services whilst we develop plans for the site, but we are optimistic about the opportunities that lay ahead of us to provide services that meet the needs of the seniors’ community in Thirroul.”