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Toowoomba (Lourdes)

Contact

Address:
227 Spring Street
Toowoomba Qld 4350
New Enquiries and Admissions:
1800 778 767
Direct Facility Contact Number:
07 4636 3155
National Approved Provider ID:
794

Overview

St Vincent’s Care Services Toowoomba (historically known as Lourdes Home for the Aged) features peaceful landscaped gardens and is close to many of Toowoomba’s famed parks and bushland. Continuing a long and rich history of serving the Darling Downs, our focus is on providing the best balance of independence and support.

Our holistic care services are delivered by friendly and committed staff and volunteers, and are complemented by well-appointed community facilities, an extensive activities program, and beautifully landscaped courtyards and gardens. Local parklands, shopping, entertainment, and medical and transport services are also just a few minutes away.

Your spacious private will include an ensuite bathroom, air-conditioning, and garden or courtyard views. Our larger rooms provide the perfect solution for couples wishing to stay together.

With registered nurses and carers on duty 24-hours-a-day, we offer diverse care options, catering for low care, high care, dementia care, palliative care and respite care needs. Our residents enjoy professional hotel services, including full catering, laundry and cleaning, extensive leisure and lifestyle programs delivered by qualified practitioners, and well-appointed, comfortable and welcoming common areas.

On-site services and activities available to you include:

  • Regular social events, activities, concerts and outings
  • Spacious barbeque and entertainment area
  • Community and activity rooms for functions and events
  • Wi-Fi internet access in common areas
  • Hairdressing and beauty salon
  • On-site chapel
  • Personal telephone and internet access (additional costs apply)
  • Flexibility to choose your own GP or we can arrange one for you
  • Access to visiting specialist allied health professionals, including physiotherapists and podiatrists.
  • Regular Catholic mass and multi-denominational services.

Room Details

Premium Single - Shared Ensuite

Premium Single - Private Ensuite

Premium Single - Shared Ensuite

Premium Single - Private Ensuite

Premium Single - Private Ensuite

Staffing

Our staff are passionate about their roles and are committed to delivering exceptional care and services every day, in line with our mission and values. Your physical health and well-being are well looked after, with registered nurses on duty 24-hours-a-day to co-ordinate and supervise your care. Whether you require mobility assistance, support to manage or recover from an illness, or round-the-clock care, our team of qualified and experienced nursing and care staff are here for you.

Common Areas

In addition to their private rooms, all Toowoomba residents can enjoy; the shared lounge and dining area, coffee shop, chapel, library and computer facilities with internet/email access. The outdoor barbeque and entertaining area is a great place to entertain family and friends, or to take pleasure in the surrounding landscaped gardens which include walking paths.

Activities

St Vincent's Care Services Toowoomba offers residents an extensive range of activities including; daily newspaper readings, bingo, music classes, exercise classes, cooking classes, bowls, bridge, movies, book club, craft, pamper sessions, and more. Individual therapy is also offered. Regular Mass and other denominational services are celebrated on site.

Nearby Amenities

Toowoomba is 127km west of Brisbane and is known as the garden city, boasting over 150 public parks and gardens and is home to the Cobb Co Museum.

History

In 1827, explorer Allan Cunningham discovered acres of rich farming land. Despite this, William Horton is regarded as the true founder of Toowoomba, building many facilities in the 1840’s. In 1904 Toowoomba was declared a city.

Hospitals

Toowoomba is serviced by St Vincent’s Private Hospital, which is just 10 minutes away via car (5.7km).

Toowoomba Public Hospital and St Andrew’s Hospital are also nearby. Medical practices are located within a 5km radius of the facility.

Transport

St Vincent’s Care Services Toowoomba is well serviced by public transport. Toowoomba Station is a 12 minute drive away (5.8km) and is serviced by buses and trains that service south-east Queensland. For timetable and route information, please visit QConnect.

Shopping

Toowoomba has many shopping complexes, villages and specialty stores. 

The Ridge Shopping Centre is just 700m away or an 8 minute walk.

Grand Central Shopping Centre and Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre are both just 11 minutes’ drive away.

Northpoint Shopping Centre is 7.1km away or a 13 minute drive.

High Street Shopping Centre is 4.4km away or a 7 minute drive.

Recreation and Leisure

Toowoomba Library is located 4.4km from St Vincent’s Care Services Toowoomba.

Milne Bay Aquatic Centre is 5km away. 

BCC Cinemas are located 5km away at Grand Central Shopping Centre.

South Toowoomba Bowls Club is 2km away.

Toowoomba Sports Club is 5km away and offers bingo, pokies, meals and entertainment. 

The Carnival of Flowers is held annually in September.

There are also many community clubs including Choirbolical - a non-audition choir, Toowoomba Scrabble Club, Toowoomba Social Club, Toowoomba Croquet Club, Toowoomba Knit and Natters and Darling Downs Potters’ Club.

Places of Worship

Regular Mass and other denominational services are celebrated on site.

Other nearby places of worship include St John’s South Toowoomba, the Middle Ridge Uniting Church, St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, Hume Ridge Church of Christ, St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Toowoomba City Church and Anglican Church of Australia.