Located on the eastern side of the town of Boonah, Churches of Christ Care Aged Care Service Fassifern Boonah is situated at the foot of the southern border ranges in spacious Henry Moller Park.
Residential care services are provided in four 10 bed hostels. High level care services are also provided to 40 residents in the nursing home facility. There are plenty of places to sit out on the wide verandahs and time to read a good book, or just enjoy the view across the distant hills as the sun goes down.
Hostel accommodation facilities
The hostel provides accommodation for 41 residents in four houses. Each house is designed to promote a home-like environment where residents are encouraged to maintain their independence. The houses provide residents with the privacy of individual rooms which are all ensuited. Residents are encouraged to individualise their rooms with their personal belongings. Houses are climate controlled for residents’ comfort. The ambience of a homelike environment is enhanced with wood burning heaters in each family room.
Each house has a home-style kitchen where all meals are prepared and served in the spacious family rooms. The lounge room, private dining room and solariums provide ample provision for residents to maintain their contact with family and friends in private surroundings.
Nursing home accommodation facilities
The nursing home, with beds for 40 residents, is designed on two levels. The downstairs area has single rooms with a shared bathroom, while the secured upstairs section has shared bedrooms with separate bathrooms. The home is climate controlled for residents’ comfort. The courtyard, gazebo and spacious patios provide residents and families with privacy and comfort.
The staff at Fassifern 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 facilities and services are available:
- Hairdresser visits the site weekly
- Regular church services held and chaplaincy support available
- Occupational therapist and physiotherapist on staff
- Regular visits from health care professionals
- Regular outings to various local attractions in the service owned bus
- Large function room for conducting activities, entertainment and concerts
- 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.