Aged Care Fraser Coast

Why consider aged care in Fraser Coast

The Queensland towns of Hervey Bay, Maryborough, and inland through Gympie and Black Mountain, are part of an area commonly called the Fraser Coast. This area is also home to the world’s largest sand island, K’gari – formerly known as Fraser Island. Popular with eco-tourists – the region contains many World Heritage-listed sites – it’s also a wonderful place to retire thanks to a subtropical climate that delivers warm summers and mild winters. Major hospitals at Hervey Bay and Maryborough support a broader network of community clinics and aged care facilities – part of the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.

  • Population (as at 2022): 115000
  • 89% Australian citizens and 30% aged 65 or older
  • Summer average temps 21°C min to 30°C max
  • Winter average temps 10°C min to 22°C max
  • Nearest large hospital – Hervey Bay Hospital: 210 beds and 24 hour emergency
  • Many therapies as well as specialists and support services are available in Hervey Bay and its surrounds as well as nearby Bundaberg. Telehealth and visiting services are also utilised. Public health in the region is administered by the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.
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TriCare Point Vernon Aged Care Residence

42

Beds

TriCare Point Vernon Aged Care Residence

Point Vernon, QLD Ref:PL4833

  • Built-in emergency aid
  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • Personal Care Internal
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Transitional Care
  • Physiotherapy

42

Beds

  • Built-in emergency aid
  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • Personal Care Internal
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Transitional Care
  • Physiotherapy
St Vincent's Care Services Gympie

78

Beds

Churches of Christ Fair Haven Aged Care Hervey Bay

Urraween, QLD Ref:PL20162

  • Over 55s Development
  • Ergonomic interior
  • Adaptable Bathroom
  • Built-in emergency aid
  • Level access
  • 24hr Medical Alert External
  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing

78

Beds

  • Over 55s Development
  • Ergonomic interior
  • Adaptable Bathroom
  • Built-in emergency aid
  • Level access
  • 24hr Medical Alert External
  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing

66

Beds

Southern Cross Care Murgon (Castra )

Murgon, QLD Ref:PL21610

  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • Cafe on-site
  • Beauty Salon
  • Chapel

66

Beds

  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • Cafe on-site
  • Beauty Salon
  • Chapel

41

Beds

Southern Cross Care Nanango (Karinya)

Nanango, QLD Ref:PL21677

  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • Hairdresser

41

Beds

  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
  • 24hr Onsite Staff
  • Hairdresser

50

Beds

Gympie Views

Gympie, QLD Ref:PL3606

  • Pay TV

50

Beds

  • Pay TV

85

Beds

Churches of Christ Fair Haven Aged Care Maryborough

Maryborough, QLD Ref:PL24378

  • Over 55s Development
  • Ergonomic interior
  • Adaptable Bathroom
  • Built-in emergency aid
  • Level access
  • 24hr Medical Alert External
  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing

85

Beds

  • Over 55s Development
  • Ergonomic interior
  • Adaptable Bathroom
  • Built-in emergency aid
  • Level access
  • 24hr Medical Alert External
  • Visiting Medical Services
  • Onsite Nursing
Forest View Aged Persons Home

Childers, QLD Ref:PL3329

Kabara Cooroy

Cooroy, QLD Ref:PL3958

Kirami Home for the Aged

Point Vernon, QLD Ref:PL7378

PresCare Groundwater Lodge

Granville, QLD Ref:PL4178

Residency by Dillons Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay, QLD Ref:PL22173

Torbay Aged Care

Torquay, QLD Ref:PL4816

Orana Retirement Living

Kingaroy, QLD Ref:PL23363

Fair Haven Retirement Village

Maryborough, QLD Ref:PL5605

Masters Lodge Hostel

Pialba, QLD Ref:PL5137

Ny-Ku Byun

Cherbourg, QLD Ref:PL3149

Parklands Aged Care

Urangan, QLD Ref:PL4815

Palm Lake Care Cooroy-Noosa

Black Mountain, QLD Ref:PL13332

Reflections on the Bay

Kawungan, QLD Ref:PL25452

Prescare Yaralla Place

Maryborough, QLD Ref:PL27918

Cooinda Aged Care

Gympie, QLD Ref:PL28096

Orana Aged Care

Kingaroy, QLD Ref:PL28098

Estia Health Hervey Bay

Urraween, QLD Ref:PL28122

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Jill has been practicing as a clinical physiotherapist for 30 years. For the last 13 years she has worked solely in the Aged Care sector in more than 50 metropolitan and regional facilities. Jill has also toured care facilities in the US and Africa and is a passionate advocate for both the residents in aged care and the staff who care for them. She researches and writes for DCM Media.

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Chris has been a journalist and publisher in the retirement village and aged care sectors for 11 years. He has visited over 250 retirement villages and 50 aged care facilities both within Australia and internationally. Chris is a regular speaker at industry conferences plus is a frequent radio commentator.

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