Help in hand | Pakenham Gazette


Established in 1973, Lyrebird Village is a community owned and operated residential home for those who can no longer manage to live at home without help. Located in the hills of West Gippsland, Drouin, only 90 minutes from Melbourne they enjoy many trips out with their residents in the beautiful Gippsland region.

Lyrebird Village offer you both permanent or short-term care at any level, whether that need is just help with daily tasks, assistance with personal care or 24-hour nursing care.

Lyrebird Village Rooms.

All of their rooms are single accommodation with ensuite facilities. They provide electric beds, bedside units, air-conditioning and variety of fittings and encourage their residents to furnish and decorate their room to their own taste.

Lyrebird Village Facilities.

They have spacious communal dining areas and lounges for their residents to socialize and relax. The Lyrebird café is also available all day to residents and their guests. They also have their own library and reading area.

With many special event areas, social and activity areas and outdoor landscaped gardens / courtyards

Visiting Services.

Medical practitioners, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Pharmacy, Dietitian, Speech therapy, Counseling, Hairdressing and more.

Lyrebird Village wish is that you enjoy yourself.

Becoming a resident at Lyrebird Villages does not mean severing ties with your existing lifestyle. Maintaining community involvement is something that they support and is a big part of life at Lyrebird Villages. They encourage their residents to be as actively involved as they wish to be whilst everyone’s personal space is respected.


Lyrebird Village own and operate three mini-buses on regular outings and drives throughout the district and to attend special events or occasions.


NBN and Wi-Fi offers all residents a fast and effective connection to the internet and entertainment.

Activity Programs

Lyrebird Village has key staff members and skilled facilitators to support residents to be as independent as possible. A tailored activities program is developed around each of their resident’s recreation, spiritual and leisure interests including interactions with the wider local community, organizations and schools.

Lyrebird Village is situated at 20 Neerim Street Drouin, telephone 5625 6400.

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