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Permanent Care

Permanent Care at McLean Care® is about giving you a feeling of comfort and security. You may be independent and self-sufficient, or feel like you need quite a bit of assistance in your everyday life – whatever level of support you feel you need, McLean Care® is here to help you. You make decisions about your day-to-day living, service options and the level of assistance you would like from us.

Respite Care

Whether planned or in response to an unforeseen emergency, McLean Care® can offer you flexible and responsive solutions that suit your lifestyle and needs. Our range of respite care options includes:
• Own-home respite: provided in your loved one’s home, and can range from a few hours to a few days.
• Flexible respite: provided in a range of settings and uses a mix of service types, including own home care, day outings, social or recreational activities.
• Residential respite: provided at our residential facilities in Inverell and may include outings, social or recreational activities.
• Emergency respite: provided in a range of settings including own home care and residential care and can range from a few hours to a few days.

Dementia Care

At McLean Care®, we have a very flexible, person-centred approach that enables us to carter for our seniors living with Dementia. We focus on what makes you happy, and your strengths and abilities, and we strive to provide support that inspires and enables you to live a life of independence and wellbeing in comfort and safety. McLean Care® encourages friends and family to be actively involved as equal partners in all decisions so that you can create a life for you that you want.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care is multidisciplinary team care. The Mclean Care® Palliative Care Team is highly skilled and equipped, dedicated and compassionate, and the best in the region. Our aim is to provide support for you to live as comfortably and actively as possible whilst we support your individual needs.


Why Choose McLean Care

> Approved by Australian Government to provide aged care services
> Accredited high standard of care
> Award winning, professional, trained staff
> All staff hold current police checks
> Non-profit organisation with no religious affiliation
> Experienced rural and regional provider
> Provide innovative, technological care solutions


Residential Care Services

> Permanent Care

> Respite Care

> Dementia Care

> Palliative Care

Residential Programme

October 1
Hair salon open
Men's club
Namaste
Bingo
Tend the gardens
Namaste

October 2
Hair salon open
The golden singers
Namste
Balloon Tennis
Pamper & polish
Gentle massage

October 3
Carpet bowls
Presbyterian church service
Auxiliary trolley
Namaste
Craft - 'vase de fleurs' - wall art
Namaste
Pom pom birds
Table ping pong
Card games / puzzles

October 4
Namaste
Big word game
Sing-alongs
Quiz/trivia
Namaste

October 7
Public Holiday

October 8
Hair salon open
Namaste
Jen & Dudley visit - pet therapy
Stamp collecting club
Bingo
Garden walk
Tend the garden
Namaste
Sensory sensations

October 9
Hair salon open
Residents' meeting
Namaste
Rummy club
Namaste
Feed the birds / garden boxes
Pom pom birds

October 10
Auxiliary trolley
Uniting church service
Namaste
Carpet bowls
Namaste
Craft - 'vase de fleurs' - wall art
Game zone
Shoot the hoop
Vinyl revival

October 11
Catholic church service
Namaste
Big word game
Movie of the week
Namaste

October 14
Cards in the library
Sing-along with Sandy
Quote of the week
Namaste
Chats with Olga
Namaste
Floral arranging
Tend the garden
Garden walk

October 15
Hair salon open
Men's club
Namaste
Bingo
Namaste
Slice of nature - creative art

October 16
Hair salon open
Community singing
Namaste
Radio requests

October 17
Namaste
Anglican church service
Carpet bowls
Auxiliary trolley
Namaste
Craft group - garden mural
Namaste
Pamper & polish

October 18
Catholic church service
Namaste
Big word game
Namaste
Recycled art - spray of flowers

October 21
Cards in the library
Sing-along with Sandy
Quote of the week
Vinyl revival
Namaste
Knitting group
Namaste
Australia through time
Recycled art - spray of flowers
STA FM - sentimental journey

October 22
Hair salon open
Jen & Digby visit - pet therapy
Namaste
Bingo
Namaste
Card games & puzzles
Stamp collecting club

October 23
Hair salon open
Tend the garden
Namaste
Rummy club - cards
Namaste
Craft group - garden mural

October 24
Auxiliary trolley
Carpet bowls
Bus trip - shake, rattle & bowl / lunch
Namaste
Radio requests
Namaste
Craft group - garden mural

October 25
Catholic church service
Namaste
Big word game
Namaste

October 28
Cards in the library
Sing-along with Sandy
Quote of the week
Namaste
Knitting group
Namaste
Vinyl revival

October 29
Hair salon open
Men's club
Namaste
Bingo
Garden club - seedling starters
Namaste

October 30
Hair salon open
Namaste
The potters bench
Gentle massage
Namaste
Trivia/quiz

October 31
Grandparents Day
Namaste
Craft group - garden mural
Slice of nature - creative art
Namaste





When you want the best Residential Care experience

At McLean Care®, the most important thing is that you are at the centre of your own care, and that you make the choices about your day-to-day living and experiences. We’re so sure you will enjoy your life with us, and all the freedoms that come with that, because we are always looking for ways to make your day - from the many social outings available, and leisure, lifestyle and wellness activities, to fun activities in the home and garden, community visitors and entertainers.

If you love being busy and involved, we’ve got so many things for you to experience. If you appreciate a bit of peace and quiet from time-to-time, then we’ve got some beautiful, tranquil spaces for you to enjoy.

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Home-made food on-site

Partaking in and sharing a meal is one of the most fundamental and significant influences on our everyday enjoyment of life. In the busy environment of the McLean Care® kitchen, we ensure that our staff have ready access to best practice nutrition information for all the special diet needs of our residents.

The McLean Care® hospitality team focuses on the key areas of menu planning for a balanced diet and optimal nutrition that is enjoyable, catering to individual needs, understanding swallowing difficulties and modified food textures, the dining environment and social engagement, and resident independence, oral health, and food and nutrition for those living with dementia.



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Our Vitality Program

Our mission is to make a meaningful and profound difference in your life every day. At our homes, we offer a comprehensive range of flexible, supported and monitored programmes, therapies, services and activities.

We will work closely with you to create health, wellness and social opportunities that can be tailored to your unique gifts, interests, and healthy living goals. However you would like us to support you, we will be guided by your aspirations and abilities to create and deliver a plan that is completely unique and individual to you, focused on your reablement and independence.



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Let's start the conversation

We’re here to help you every step of the way. From working out the right type of care you'll need, to guiding you through the aged care application process and working out what you can afford and what you can expect. Let’s get you started – give us a call – we’re great listeners!

Call 1300 791 660

The aged care checklist

Finding the right care and services is a step-by-step process. Choosing the right care can seem complicated and difficult to know where to start. That’s why we’ve put together some practical advice to guide you through the aged care process so that you can start receiving the help you need sooner.

When should I plan for care?

No-one likes to think of themselves as getting ‘old’, but honestly, the sooner you start thinking about your time beyond retirement, the more choices you’ll realise you have, and the more prepared you’ll feel. It’s all about planning ahead, and making decisions about how you want to live your life so you can stay in control of your future. So, there's no time like the present


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Our Locations


Inverell Residential Care - Ph: 6721 7300
67 Killean St, Inverell NSW 2360
Inverell Community Care - Ph: 1300 791 660
94‐100 Byron St, Inverell NSW 2360
Kolora - Ph: 6779 1922
8 Prisk St, Guyra NSW 2365
Tamworth Community Care - Ph: 1300 791 660
Suite 1, 11‐15 Dowe St, Tamworth NSW 2340
CWA House - Ph: 4691 1130
21 Cherry Street, Oakey, QLD 4401
We recognise The Gomeroi People [custodians of the land around Gunnedah, Tamworth, Inverell, Tingha and Ashford]; and The Giabal and Jarowair Peoples [custodians of the land around Toowoomba and the Darling Downs].

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