Aged care provider Opal Aged Care has officially opened a residential aged care home in Springwood, Queensland, which features specialist dementia and rehabilitation services.
Opal Springwood features 137 bedrooms with ensuites and an in-house wellness centre to provide specialist rehabilitation and reablement services to residents.
Opal Springwood also provides dedicated dementia care with an internal memory care neighbourhood with sensory gardens to support reminiscence.
Other features include a piano lounge, café, lifestyle activity areas and landscaped tropical gardens with shaded areas for residents and families and friends.
Opal regional general manager QLD Edwina Caesar said the home combined clinical excellence with a focus on whole of person wellness and maintaining community connections.
We’re delighted to be opening Opal Springwood today, delivering dedicated residential aged care services and connecting with the Logan community,” Ms Caesar said.
“We have been and will continue to seek our residents’ feedback to help shape our menu choices, lifestyle offering and spiritual support in our care home,” she said.
Springwood Member of Parliament Mick de Brenni said the home would enable Springwood seniors to stay in their community.
“Our older community in Springwood is only set to get bigger, with an additional 250,000 seniors expected to live in southern Brisbane by 2036,” Mr de Brenni said.
“It’s really important for our mums, dads and grandparents that as they get older they are able to have homes suitable to their needs whilst maintaining their connections with their community,” he said.
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