Churches of Christ in Queensland Marana Gardens Aged Care Service is set among well maintained gardens at Southport, close to the heart of the ever popular Gold Coast. The facility is only three kilometres south from the Broadwater and approximately 65 kilometres south of Brisbane. This 71 bed hostel facility provides in-house caring for people who are elderly and/or have a disability, in eight self-contained houses.
Seventy-one residents with high and low level care needs enjoy living in the eight ‘house model’ homes at Marana Gardens. Residents’ bedrooms are left to be furnished by the resident themselves if they wish. However, all rooms have their own ensuite, wall heater, ceiling fan and an emergency call system. Plugs are provided for small appliances, telephone and UHF television aerials. Each house has a large home style kitchen, family room and formal dining room which are all tastefully furnished.
The staff at Marana Gardens 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:
- Chaplaincy support and counselling services
- Health care professionals visit regularly
- Community room for church services, concerts, games, barbeques and other social activities
- Shared mini-bus for special trips and access to public bus services
- Gold Coast City mobile library.
About Churches of Christ in Queensland
Established in 1930, Churches of Christ in Queensland 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.