Rotary Lodge moved to new location
AFTER six months of refurbishment, a dedicated band of willing volunteers assisted in moving Rotary Lodge on-site to a house within the Bundaberg Hospital grounds at the weekend.
Central and North Burnett residents are extensive users of the Rotary Lodge’s low-cost accommodation.
Bundaberg Health Services Foundation manager Maria Burnet said the house, situated right next to the Bundaberg Hospital car park, still offered five bedrooms but
Maria Burnet This move is very exciting for not only the foundation, but also patients and carers who can be closer to loved ones.
now also had disability access and a new disability bathroom.
“Temporary signage is in place while we are awaiting new signage and brochures, bookings are still the same and can be made via the foundation office on 4150 2863. This move is very exciting for not only the foundation, which has been lobbying for something within the hospital campus for some years, but also patients and carers who can be closer to loved ones,” Ms Burnet said.
“We will still also offer accommodation to those people using the Friendly Society Private Hospital and Mater Hospital.”
Ms Burnet said the foundation was grateful to theWide Bay Hospital and Health Service for this opportunity.
“Once new brochures and posters are complete, all hospitals, doctor surgeries, departments etcetera will receive copies,” she said.
Ms Burnet said the foundation was planning an open day at Rotary Lodge, where members of the public could check out the new facilities.
“An open day will be held in the near future,” she confirmed.