Bluecare - Respite Services Centre

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This Centre is an outreach of the Uniting Church.This Centre provides a caring environment for frail aged and younger people with disabilities. Activities are offered, and the Centre has a garden and rest room for those clients who prefer a quieter environment. Outings are arranged once a month. All staff hold senior first aid certificates and participate in continuing education. They have been trained in personal care, manual handling, equipment use, and safety procedures. At the centre staff consists of three qualified diversional therapists, two holders of certificate three in aged care, two holders of certificate four in aged care, one workplace trainer assessor. Staff are assisted by volunteers.

Contact
Contact name: 
Gwen Casey
Respite Co-ordinator
Phone 1: 
(07) 4776 3358
Fax: 
(07) 4776 2251
Address
Postal Address: 
3 Gedge Street
INGHAM NORTH
4850
Access
Access facilities: 
Wheelchair access
Opening hours: 
Office hours are from 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday
Disabilities: 
All disabilities
Activities: 
Recreation, craft, exercise, music, outings, table games, quiz nights
Service details
Fees: 
Vary according to service, $11.00 / visit includes lunch
Area: 
Hinchinbrook Shire
Clients: 
People who are frail aged or young people with a disability
Funding: 
HACC
Publications: 
Monthly newsletter for clients and carers, brochure
Resources: 
Transport, respite care

Disclaimer

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