Aged care

Residential aged care centres are places where seniors can live if they need nursing care or help with daily living, including showering, dressing, laundry, cleaning and managing their health.


BlueCare provides residential aged care that is respectful of the cultural and spiritual needs of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

For more information, contact BlueCare on 1300 258 322.

Jimbelunga Nursing Centre

Eagleby’s Jimbelunga Nursing Centre provides Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples with aged care support, including respite accommodation, meals, laundry and medical help.

Kalwun Home and Community Care

Kalwun Home and Community Care is located at Mudgeeraba on the Gold Coast. They provide aged care services to help Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples maintain their independence.

Aged Care Information Line

Contact the Aged Care Information Line on 1800 200 422 or more information on aged care, including aged care options for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Indigenous hostels

Aboriginal hostels in Queensland

Aboriginal Hostels Limited offer temporary, culturally appropriate accommodation across Queensland for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Ny-Ku Byun

Ny-Ku Byun is an aged care hostel located in Cherbourg. It provides safe care for the elderly and people with disabilities who need help with their daily lives.

Georgina Hostel

The Georgina Hostel is located in Morningside, Brisbane and offers aged care for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

More information

Find more information about housing and aged care options for seniors, including how you can live at home for longer and whether you’re eligible to live in an aged care home.

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