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Toowoomba Aged Care Services

Toowoomba Aged Care Services offers High Level Care Toowoomba Aged Care Services offers Low Level Care Toowoomba Aged Care Services offers Dementia Care Toowoomba Aged Care Services offers Respite Care Toowoomba Aged Care Services offers Onsite Independent Living

885 Ruthven Street South, Toowoomba QLD 4350

Toowoomba Council and Local Government Area (LGA)

Churches of Christ in Queensland Toowoomba Aged Care Service is a 89 bed residential service offering a range of personal care, therapies and accommodation options.

It is situated in landscaped grounds on the southern side of Toowoomba, the gateway to the Darling Downs. Living at Toowoomba residents and visitors can enjoy time outdoors, walking through the gardens, sitting in the thatched gazebo and relax listening to the water features.

The service is co-located with Churches of Christ in Queensland Nubeena Retirement Village, Toowoomba.

Common areas

Residents can enjoy meals in the large dining area, which accommodates around 45 people. Relaxation and activity areas are offered in three sitting areas of varying sizes (with enclosed verandah and access to secure garden area and thatched gazebo and water features) accommodating 20 people. A further small lounge provides a quiet seating area for six. The building provides a generous foyer area with plenty of seating and kitchenette for tea/coffee. It can accommodate 15-20 people to socialise, participate in activities and watch the comings and goings in the community. The common areas are air-conditioned and heated.

Residents in the secure dementia wing gather in the combined dining/lounge room with TV. A smaller sitting area for four people is also available as are secure outdoor areas with gardens, shaded walking areas and seating.

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About Residential Aged Care

In the past, a distinction was drawn between aged care homes that offered "high level care" (which were commonly known as "nursing homes") and those that offered "low level care" (which were commonly known as "hostels"). From 1 July 2014 this distinction has ceased to apply in relation to permanent residential aged care, although it does continue to apply in relation to temporary respite care. Aged care homes can incorporate "extra service", which provides a higher standard of accommodation and services (such as meals) for an additional fee. Aged care homes that are not accredited, but which offer similar care and services, may be referred to as "Supported Living". See our Terminology page for detailed explanations of terms that relate to aged care, home care and retirement villages.

More Information?

Please see our Aged Care Guide for further important information about aged care and aged care homes. It includes the following:

  1. Introduction

  2. Eligibility and Assessment

  3. Fees and Charges

  4. Accreditation Standards and Compliance

  5. Resident Rights and Responsibilities

  6. Residential Respite Care

  7. Advocacy and Complaint Resolution