Churches of Christ in Queensland Aged Care Service Petrie Gardens at Tiaro, south-west of Maryborough, opened in 1995. Built in the style of a country homestead, with large rambling decks overlooking expansive gardens, it is a beautiful and welcoming home for 10 low care residents.
Residents at Petrie Gardens have their own private room with en suite facilities. All rooms have built-in wardrobes, ceiling fans and an emergency call system. Meals are cooked for the residents in the kitchen and served by the staff in the large dining area. Pleasantly furnished lounge areas provide comfortable areas for residents to relax in while watching television, listening to music or reading a book from the library. Lounge, dining areas and hallways are all air-conditioned for the comfort of residents.
The staff at Petrie 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 provided:
- Chaplaincy support
- Regular hairdresser visits
- Bus trips to local attractions
- Diversional Therapy Support Team
- Visits to local churches
- Inter-facility visits
- Dedicated volunteers who share their time and skills with residents.
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.