Located at Wheller Gardens, Chermside, St Mark’s is comprised of three houses - Church, Settlement and Jubilee, with a communal lounge and dining room in each. The homely lounge rooms are equipped with pianos, TV, DVD and stereos and allow residents to socialise together or host family and friends.
The spacious outdoor area at St Mark’s includes ample seating and a BBQ that can be used entertain family and friends. This welcoming space also plays host to several St Mark’s events and is home to a fully secure hive of native bees, regularly producing honey that residents can enjoy.
All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cabling for TV and phone services, with some double rooms available for couples. Feel free to bring along your favourite ornament, knick-knack or framed photo to decorate your room and make St Mark’s your home away from home. Full laundry services are also available, along with the ability to cater for specialised diets.
Residents at St Mark’s have access to Wesley Mission Queensland’s on-site residential aged care allied health professionals. This means that you have convenient and timely access to services such as podiatry, physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy and speech pathology.
St Mark’s is also involved in Wesley Mission Queensland’s Intergenerational Program with children from the on-site Little Marchants Child Care Centre enjoying weekly visits to the home. The children and residents spend time together singing, playing games and celebrating special occasions.
Care with heart
Living with Wesley Mission Queensland means living with friends in a loving community where the care is all about you. Wesley Mission Queensland was the first provider of aged care in Brisbane with the Sisters of Nursing in 1907 and established Queensland’s first aged care community in 1936. We are privileged to share in the lives of our elders and celebrate their wisdom and wealth of knowledge. When you enter one of our residences we create an individual personal profile for you. This ensures all staff can respond to your individual needs effectively and accurately, including medical, cultural, religious and dietary.
All meals are carefully planned and prepared by qualified chefs and dieticians at Wesley Mission Queensland’s commercial kitchen based in Moorooka. Upon joining the St Mark’s community, your dietary needs will be assessed by a registered nurse, ensuring that you receive meals that are delicious, healthy and suited to your individual requirements.
St Mark’s dedicated Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator is on-hand to create spontaneous, meaningful and exciting activities for you to take part in every day, regardless of your physical abilities. St Mark’s is opportunely located in easy walking distance to public transport, Westfield Shopping Centre, multiplex cinemas, restaurants and the Chermside RSL and library hub. Residents enjoy the convenience of a Wheller Gardens bus for regular outings.
We welcome all enquiries – contact us today.