Churches of Christ Care Engelsburg Aged Care Service Kalbar is located in the township of Kalbar (Kalbar was originally named Engelsburg) and is part of Churches of Christ Care Fassifern Aged Care Service Boonah. Engelsburg Aged Care Service Kalbar is built in keeping with the rural community and residential setting in which it is located. The landscaped gardens, including the in-ground fish pond and outdoor walkways, create an inviting welcome to all.
Engelsburg Aged Care Service provides low level care (hostel) accommodation for 10 residents in a ‘house model’ home. The facility is designed to promote a home-like environment where residents are encouraged to maintain their independence. The house provides residents with the privacy of individual rooms, which all have ensuite facilities, and the facility is climate controlled for residents’ comfort. Residents are encouraged to individualise their rooms with their personal belongings.
The ambience of a home-like environment is enhanced with a wood burning heater in the family room. The home-style kitchen is where all meals are prepared & served in the spacious family rooms. The lounge room, private dining room and solarium provide ample provision for residents to maintain their contact with family and friends in private surroundings.
The staff at Engelsburg have a strong commitment not only to provide physical care, but to also enrich the lives of residents. Social, emotional and spiritual needs are met wherever possible. The following services are available:
- Hairdresser regularly visits the facility
- Regular church services held and chaplaincy support available
- Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapist on staff
- Regular visits from health care professionals
- Extensive lifestyle program, which encompasses residents’ preferences
- Dedicated volunteers who share their time and skills with residents.
About Churches of Christ Care
Established in 1930, Churches of Christ Care is one of the largest, most diverse not-for-profit organisations in Australia, operating more than 150 care services throughout Queensland and Melbourne, Victoria, with the support of approximately 3,000 staff and almost 900 volunteers.
The organisation is built on a foundation of Christian values, offering help to all those in need regardless of religious background. Our services provide Christ-inspired care and compassion to vulnerable persons at different stages of their life journey, and include early childhood; child, youth and family care; community housing; retirement living; home and community care; and residential aged care.
For more information please visit our website or phone free call 1800 900 001.