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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

August 5
Cards in the library
Sing-along with Sandy
Footy tipping
Pamper & polish
Knitting group
Namaste
Quiz/trivia - Australian safari

August 6
Hair salon open
Garden walk
Men's club
Sensory sensations
Bingo
Namaste

August 7
Hair salon open
Puzzle station
'The Hub' gardening/music/coffee/relax
Namaste
Table ping pong
This day in history
Word game

August 8
Carpet bowls
Giant balloon
Bean bag toss
Uniting church service
Rhyming riddles
Namaste
Expressive painting
Board games

August 9
Giant balloon
Catholic church service
Balloon tennis
Big word game
Namaste
Game zone

August 12
Cards in the library
Footy tipping
Sing-along with Sandy
Namaste
Knitting group
STA FM sentimental journey
Giant balloon
Rock painting

August 13
Hair salon open
Namaste
Jen & Dudley visit/pet therapy
Bingo
Trivia- 'for richer or poorer'
Creative writing
Gentle massage

August 14
Hair salon open
Residents meeting
Noodle hockey
Namaste
This day in history
Rummy club
Garden walk

August 15
Auxiliary trolley
Anglican church service
Carpet bowls
Namaste
Trivia/quiz/word game
Seated exercise

August 16
Catholic church service
Namaste
1:1 visits/gentle massage
Big word game
Movie of the week - Heidi starring Shirley Temple

August 19
Cards in the library
Sing-along with Sandy
Footy tipping
Table ping pong
Knitting group
Namaste
Floral arranging

August 20
Hair salon open
Men's club
Giant balloon gentle exercise
Bingo
Namaste
This day in history

August 21
Hair salon open
Community singing
Seated exercise
Namaste
'Sing-along'
Radio requests

August 22
Seated exercise
Tend the gardens
Namaste
Daffodil day morning tea
This day in history
Local news and weather report
Craft - 'vase de fleurs'
Memory box - decorating

August 23
Catholic church service
Namaste
Word game
Puzzle station
Bingo

August 26
Cards in the library
Sing-along with Sandy
Vinyl revival
Footy tipping
Knitting group
Namaste
STA FM sentimental journey
Shoot the hoop

August 27
Hair salon
Men's club
Bingo
Namaste
Radio requests

August 28
Hair salon open
Tend the garden
Silliest family jokes
Rummy club
Local news and weather report
Namaste

August 29
Auxiliary trolley
Carpet bowls
Bus trip - shake, rattle & bowl / lunch
Craft group - 'vase de fleurs'
This day in history
Memory box - decorating

August 30
Catholic church service
Big word game





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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How can we help you today?

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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