Symes Thorpe Residential Aged Care
Symes Thorpe is located on 44 acres in the scenic district of eastern Toowoomba and is home to 82 residents. Spread over one level with a number of smaller houses, there is a real sense of community and family. The landscaped garden, walking tracks, and abundant wildlife provide the perfect outdoor setting for catching-up with family, friends and their pets. Symes Thorpe is also conveniently located on a public transport route.
Our qualified and caring staff assist in fostering a loving community and friendships through activities and a variety of social hubs. Residents can enjoy relaxing in the al fresco areas. Other social hubs include the dining areas, communal lounge and a larger space where concerts and functions are held.
At Symes Thorpe we go to great lengths to make you feel at home and know your life experience is valued and respected.
The Symes Thorpe community
Our leisure and lifestyle specialists coordinate a broad variety of activities with the residents. Pre-entry discussions and feedback from our residents helps our staff to identify leisure interests so our program can be tailored to suit preferences.
Communal areas including the large lounge and dining room. The home features additional meeting rooms, outdoor areas and a dedicated chapel.
A fully qualified spiritual and pastoral carer is available to provide spiritual support for both residents and their families.
The food we serve is carefully planned with nutrition, fresh produce, taste and variety in mind. We review menus regularly, run food focus groups and encourage feedback from our residents to understand what they like and if they have any new meal ideas. Our on-site full commercial kitchen provides freshly prepared meals, delivered to our dining areas. Special dietary requirements are catered for including individual and cultural needs.
- 24-hour nursing and care services
- Dementia support including accommodation and recreation
- Respite support
- Landscaped gardens with areas for recreational activities
- Memorial gardens
- Activity rooms with piano and library
- Social activities and outings
- Bilingual staff support for non-English speaking residents
- Allied health services
- Regular onsite church services
- Spiritual and pastoral support
Symes Thorpe has single ensuite rooms, single ensuite rooms with kitchenettes and single ensuite dementia rooms available.
All rooms include:
- patio area
- air conditioning
- in-room storage (wardrobe, chest of drawers, shelving)
- TV and telephone connections
- 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. And we provide a safe and professionally run environment that fosters a loving community with qualified and caring staff.
Nursing home features
- Medium home (82 beds)