Symes Grove Residential Aged Care – Anglicare Southern Queensland
Symes Grove features modern state-of-the-art amenities, landscaped gardens and a cottage model of accommodation to provide best practice care for people with memory support needs. Symes Grove offers residential aged care focused on providing excellent 24-hour nursing and care assistance. The home is located close to shops and situated on public transport routes.
Symes Grove is a fully accredited residential aged care service.
The Symes Grove community
The home contains a number of wings located on ground floor and first floor levels, which incorporate dedicated common activity, lounge and dining areas. A central community area includes a café, chapel, media room, gymnasium, hairdressing salon and areas for family celebrations and group activities. A sensory garden is available for quiet reflection and a landscaped inner courtyard area is available for external functions and activities.
A range of allied health professionals regularly visit Symes Grove, including a geriatrician, physiotherapist, podiatrist, dentist, optometrist, audiologist, speech therapist and a dietitian.
Our leisure and lifestyle specialists coordinate a broad variety of activities and outings in conjunction with the residents. Pre-entry discussions enable our staff to identify leisure interests so that our program can be tailored to suit resident preferences.
Symes Grove has many bilingual staff members who cater for residents whose first language is not English. Frequent visitors from a variety of cultural backgrounds enable residents to keep in touch with their own languages through conversation and interaction.
The home has a full commercial on-site kitchen that provides freshly prepared meals, which are delivered to our dining areas. Special meals are prepared to mark cultural events, cater for special dietary requirements and special occasions. Our on-site laundry provides clothes washing services for all residents. Weekly Anglican Church services are held in the chapel, with clergy from other denominations visiting as required. Fully qualified spiritual and pastoral carers are on hand to assist residents and their families.
Symes Grove has single ensuite rooms in both standard and small group cottage settings with kitchen, lounge and dining spaces. Some rooms are fitted with a ceiling hoist system.
All rooms include:
- Air conditioning
- In-room storage (including built-in wardrobe with shelving and chest of drawers)
- Wide screen wall-mounted smart digital television
- Telephone connections
- Installed safety systems (nurse call and fire safety services)
Anglicare Southern Queensland Residential Aged Care
Anglicare’s residential aged care homes give you privacy and security in a communal environment with all your meals, nursing care, medical care and personal care needs met with friendship and understanding by qualified and caring Anglicare staff.
One thing you should know about Anglicare’s residential aged care service is our respect for individuality. We want the people we are entrusted to care for – much loved family and community elders – to feel valued and respected. We encourage and enable independence in all our residents.