Shadygums, Grampians Accessible Place is designed to accommodate people of all abilities. Please read the following to answer all of your questions on how we cater for our guests.


Is there wheelchair access to get into the house?
Yes, there is a ramp. See photo below.
Is there an accessible shower or bath?
There are two bathrooms.

The Spa bathroom has an eclipse ceiling hoist (available on request, maximum weight 160kg) for access in and out of the bath. You will need to provide your own sling.

The large bathroom has stepless shower base with a curtain.

There is a tilt in space Etac commode chair with lockable castors (maximum weight 130kg) and or a shower chair is also available on request.

See floor plan images and bathroom photos below.

Are the bedrooms accessible?

Yes the main bedroom is wheelchair friendly.

The main bedroom has the capacity to sleep up to 2 wheelchair users. There is a ceiling track for the eclipse hoist (available on request, maximum weight 160kg) for transfers. You will need to provide your own sling.

The second bedroom has a queen bed and single bed for non wheelchair users.

See floor plan images below.

Are the beds adjustable?

There is an adjustable king size electric bed in the main bedroom that can be separated into 2 long single beds (by request at time of booking). These beds have a high low function, head and leg raise function, massage function and large lockable castors suitable for use with a portable floor hoist (not supplied). The beds lowest height is 675mm (top of mattress to floor) and highest is 955mm.

The memory foam mattresses are very comfortable.

How high are the kitchen benches and table

The benchtops are standard height (900mm). The dining table is approximately 770mm high and has a wheelchair accessible tabletop at one end (floor to underside clearance height 715mm).

What is the flooring in the Shady Gums?

The bathrooms are non slip vinyl and the living spaces are floating timber.

Is any assistive equipment provided?


  • Commode – Available by request – Etac Tilt in space commode (maximum weight 130kg)
  • Ceiling tracks – in Spa bathroom (to get in and out of the bath) and Main bedroom to get in and out of beds
  • Eclipse ceiling hoist – Available by request for use with the ceiling tracks (maximum weight 160kg). You will need to bring your own sling
  • The Main bedroom has a king bed that splits into 2 long single beds. It has remote control, high/low and massage function