A range of Services are provided internally and externally at our facility. These include:

Personal Care Services

  • General Practitioner Visits most Tuesday and Thursdays
  • Podiatrist 3 monthly
  • Hairdresser/Barber 6 weekly – fees apply
  • Personal Care Service  Available to eligible residents when accepted by the various services.
  • Fernvale After Care Centre may provide Personal Care  services in the absence of funded services, however this will incur an additional fee.


Client Services

  • 24 hour on call support
  • Rooms serviced daily
  • Medication supervision
  • All toiletries supplied by Centre (fees apply)
  • Clothes laundered daily
  • External Medical Appointments on arrangement with Management
  • Assistance with Cigarette Management
  • Own Pet Considered

External Services

  • Somerset Community Services – friendship club (fees apply)
  • Oz Care – Community Linking & Mozart Programs (fees apply)
  • Medical Appointment Transport Service (fees may apply)
  • Jacaranda Clubhouse – Life Skills programs
  • Mental Health Psychiatry Service – clinic held monthly
  • ATODS (Alcohol, tobacco and other drug service)
  • Chemist – All medication is processed offsite and delivered by the Chemist. Chemist accounts are processed monthly and forwarded to each resident or their financial manager for payment.
  • Parishioner – visits monthly
  • Community Visitor – A representative from the Justice Department visits monthly to chat to residents.
  • Pathology – Visits Tuesday & Thursday mornings when required

Meals and Snacks

At the centre we provide home-style, nutritious and balanced meals for our clients.

BREAKFAST – Continental style breakfast with cereal or oats, toast with various spreads, tea and milo.

MORNING TEA – Home made cake, slices or biscuits with a cup of tea

LUNCH – Menu includes favourites like Macaroni & Cheese, Freshly made sandwiches or rolls, Soup, Cold Meat & Salad or a BBQ.

AFTERNOON TEA – Biscuits and a cup of tea

DINNER – Always 2 courses.

1st Course may include Roast Meat, Crumbed/Battered Fish, Chicken Schnitzel, Lasagne, Marinated Chicken Drumsticks served with either Salad, Vegetables, Chips or Fried Rice.

2nd Course may include Cheesecake, Apple Pie, Bread & Butter Pudding, Self Saucing Pudding all served with Ice cream, Custard and/or Cream.

SUPPER – Cake, biscuits or slice with a cup of tea

For details of our pricing for accommodation please contact Kathy on fernvaleaftercare@hotmail.com or phone 07 5426 7217