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Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility

· 1 River Terrace Millbank 4670 Qld

Residential aged care at Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility in Millbank, Queensland

  • Permanent
  • Respite
  • Dementia
  • About the home

    Blue Care Riverlea Aged Care Facility, a not-for-profit organization located in Bundaberg, offers 122 beds in rooms each equipped with an ensuite and access to communal sitting areas, both indoors and outdoors. The facility provides a range of activities aimed at enhancing resident wellbeing, such as movie afternoons, shopping trips, BBQs, social games, and entertainment. A specialized Memory Support Unit and residential respite care services are available.

    The facility ensures dietary concerns are met with a tailored Diet and Nutrition System that constructs daily menus according to individual preferences and nutritional needs. Family members can stay informed through the CareApp, enhancing communication and ensuring engagement in the residents' care and daily life.

    • Gardens
    • Nearby shops
    • Onsite hairdresser
    • Organised activities
    • Near to beach

    Top Rated Home in Millbank

    One of the top homes in Millbank according to residents and Government service audits.

    8.0
    Overall Score
    199
    Staffing Minutes
    1 Year Accreditation

    Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility Reviews

    7.5· Recommended by 67% residents

    Categories

    Staff7.4
    74%
    Home7.7
    77%
    Independence7.7
    77%
    Food7.0
    70%
    Kindness8.2
    82%
    Safety8.5
    85%

    The Residents Experience rating shows what current residents at Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility think of the food, staff, care and more. These ratings are from the 2023 Aged Care Quality Commission Survey.

    Dee Kay
    Dee Kay
     · 04/03/2023

    The staff are so friendly here. Place is so clean and the food is really lovely. I couldn’t think of anywhere better to care for my loved ones. Keep up the good work

    Catherine Kiss
    Catherine Kiss
     · 05/11/2022

    My dad has recently come to stay in this fabulous nursing home. Large rooms with ensuite. Friendly helpful staff. Very clean homely environment. Very happy.

    Rosemary Power
    Rosemary Power
     · 01/12/2021

    Riverlea have been very caring and their service has improved greatly over the past two years in this pandemic . Much appreciated Blue Care.

    JELLYDAVO
    JELLYDAVO
     · 09/07/2019

    Under staffed, government funded, public nursing home. So sad to see so many elderly people wasting away. Your later years should be your treasure years...Not much luck of this happening here. Staff are lovely and do what they can...sometimes doing double shifts. Only 2 nursing staff per wing!!! Government owned and funded facilities for the elderly need attention now...What are our local councillors and mayor going to do about it ??? I can tell you now 'Nothing!!' Do they even realise that one day their last days/years could be spent here!!! DISGUSTING AND INEXCUSABLE 🤬 OMG!!! I have just looked at the happy snaps on this post...the elderly laughing and tending to the garden...All photos are fabricated and so false. I'm so upset about the false advertising...It should not be allowed.

    Ellie C
    Ellie C
     · 04/11/2018

    Just moved a relative here, so far so good. No complaints about the meals (from a fussy eater). Spacious rooms, each opens to its own secure patio, so sliding doors can be open in the day to catch the wonderful river breezes. An easy to follow activities calendar and the staff seem relaxed and friendly. The location is great, near the Bundy hospital precinct. If you have the chance, definitely inspect Riverlea.

    Rooms & Pricing

    $340,000 - $404,000 · 114 rooms · Concessional residents welcome

    Room 1 - Single room + private ensuite1Ensuite20
    Room 2 - Shared room + private ensuite2Ensuite35
    Deluxe Single room + private ensuite1Ensuite19

    About the Staff

    199
    199 mins
    All Care Staff
    33 mins
    Registered Nurse

    Types of staff employed

    Dietetics
    Enrolled Nurses
    Physiotherapists
    Registered Nurses
    Personal Carers
    Care Managers
    Occupational Therapists
    Lifestyle and Recreation

    The average resident at Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility received 199 minutes of total daily care from a combination of support workers, enrolled and registered nurses. This is 95% of their daily total care target of 209 minutes set by the Australian government based on the unique needs of their residents.

    Things to know

    About the operator

    • Operated by The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (Q.) through Blue Care
    • Not for profit business
    • Is Commonwealth government subsidised
    • ABN: 96010643909

    Safety Checks

    • Certification valid
    • Has not received notice of sanction
    • Is accredited

    Location

    1 River Terrace Millbank 4670 Qld

    Questions

    What is the ACQSC star rating of Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility?

    Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility has an overall ACQSC star rating of Acceptable.

    What is the price range of residential aged care at Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility?

    Blue Care Bundaberg Riverlea Aged Care Facility has 3 different types of rooms which range in price between $340,000 and $404,000 maximum refundable accomodation deposit.

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