The Garden City Multi Service Centre (GCMSC) operates from two homes located on Khandalla Street, Upper Mount Gravatt. It is suitable for people with dementia or those looking for opportunities for social and community engagement regardless of age. The Centre operates the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home Care Packages (HCP) Program, and provides the following services:
- Centre-Based Respite & Social Support
Centre-based respite and social support provides social interaction for our clients and a break for their carers. Clients participate in social and artistic activities, small group outings, community functions and local clubs, which are based on their interests. Assistance for shopping and medication management is also available.
- Overnight Respite & Emergency Respite
The Centre provides flexible arrangements for overnight respite with families accessing respite for one night only, a few nights, or for a 2-week stay. Emergency overnight respite can (often) also be arranged at short notice.
- Young Onset Dementia
Consumers with early onset dementia often have very specific support needs. Please discuss yours with us so that we assist to optimise your quality of life and civic participation.
- In-Home Respite & Personal Care
GCMSC offers In-Home Respite and Personal Care support under a private fee arrangement. Please call to discuss.
- Allied Health
Fee-for-service Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy are also available and are targeted towards maintaining or restoring our seniors' wellness and independence.
- Consumer Directed Care (CDC) Packages
CDC Home Care Packages – all levels, are available through the centre for the Brisbane South and Logan Regions. CDC Services include personal care, domestic assistance, medication prompts, meal preparation, social support, general maintenance and gardening.
- NDIS Services
We are now providing NDIS services to self-managed and third-party managed consumers.
- Carer Education and Support
GCMSC also offers carer support through a monthly Carer Support Group meeting, library services, 24 hour advice line 1800 639 331 and information sessions.
Day therapy centre features
Additional details: Additional services available as fee for service
Centre based care features
Types of care
Additional details: Day & overnight services for people with dementia and their carers
Home care package (HCP)
Types of care
Servicing the following LGAs / council districts
Available home care packages
The Garden City Multi Service Centre provides CDC Home Care Packages Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4 across the Brisbane South and Logan River Valley Regions. Our packages provide specialist dementia support and also able to link you into centre-based care.
Our CDC Packages are suitable for all ACAT (Aged Care Assessment Team) approved individuals including Frail Aged and people living with Dementia.
Services you can access through the Home Care Package include transport, domestic support, personal activities assistance, exercise program, shopping assistance, allied health and registered nursing.
Call us today on 1800 639 331 to discuss options for yourself.
Current Vacancies: All Levels
Home and community care availability
The Garden City Multi-Service Centre operates from two cottages in Upper Mt Gravatt and provides respite care 7 days per week/ 24hours per day in a home like, secure environment. The Centre is funded through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Commonwealth Home Care Program (HCP) to provide the following services:
Carer Education and Support
CDC Home Care Packages - Brisbane South and Logan River Valley, All Levels. Home Care Packages require the approval of the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT)
Call us today on 07 3349 0875 to discuss options for yourself.