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Eventide Residential Aged Care Facility - Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Residential Aged Care - Charters Towers

Eventide Residential Care is a 98 bed residential aged care facility providing frail, aged and memory support within the Townsville Hospital & Health Service. All rooms are single with shared ensuites.

  • 62-bed HLC unit (Waratah & Tamarin)
  • 26-bed Memory Support Unit (Raintree)
  • 10-bed Psycho geriatric Unit (Pandanus)

Service provided to clients of Eventide Residential Care includes:

  • Nursing
  • Diversional Therapy
  • Allied Health Services including: 
    • Physiotherapy
    • Occupational therapy
    • Podiatry
    • Speech Therapy
    • Social work
    • Dietetics

What are our aims?

Eventide places an emphasis on providing a relaxed and comfortable environment.  Families are encouraged to participate in the activities of residents and be involved in the planning of their care.

The general facilities at Eventide include a library, spacious gardens, safe walking promenades under cover and shady seating areas.  Residents participate in a busy program of recreational activities including participation in local community clubs and events.

Who is eligible for services?

Prospective residents must have a current High Care Aged Care Assessment.

Is there a cost?

Residents are required to pay a basic daily care fee. Other charges are means tested fees, as assessed by the Department of Human Services or Department of Veterans Affairs of Australia.

How are services accessed?

Prospective residents complete an application form and lodge a Permanent Residential Aged Care request for a combined asset and income assessment with Department of Human Services (Centrelink).  

All applications are waitlisted and prioritised for admission. Prospective residents are able to tour the facility by making an appointment with the facility.

All residents/carers receive a handbook which contains information on consent, information privacy, compliments and complaints processes and information on services that are provided.

Contacts

 Location  Dalrymple Road, Charters Towers QLD 4820
 Postal Address  Eventide RACF, PO Box 184, Charters Towers QLD 4820
 Phone  +61 7 4787 5555
 Facsimile  +61 7 4787 1072
 Hours  Office Hours: 0800 - 1630.
 Contact  Director of Nursing

Links and Resources

Ageing and aged care

Aged care legislation

Guardian and adult guardian information

Searching aged care facilities

Asset and Income Request Form (PDF, 177Kb)


Last updated: 19 December 2014