Bribie Cove

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Service Compliance Rating

The Service Compliance Rating is based on the outcomes of government quality assessments and meeting government quality and safety obligations set by the ACQSC.  Achieving the maximum of four dots means all requirements are met with no areas for improvement.

Welcome to Bribie Cove

The loyalty that locals have for Bribie Island makes Bribie Cove, Bongaree a perfect place to live. Residents feel at home and remain connected to the local community they love. Minutes from the Pumicestone Passage, we enjoy a tranquil seaside location and a relaxed environment. Our friendly people make it a special place where everyone feels welcome and connected.

Live your life with our care

Bribie Cove provides the highest quality care in aged care as proven by the independent assessment by the Australian Government’s Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC). Bribie Cove is where our residents come first in both quality of care, and choice.

Bribie Cove’s latest assessment by the ACQSC was conducted in March of 2020 and found that our care and services comply with all of the accreditation standards and has been accredited for the maximum period of three years.

  • Highest 4-dot rating for meeting quality care and safety as assessed by the Australian Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission
  • Current maximum three year accreditation assessed by the independent Australian Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission
  • Providing high quality dining through our nutritionally-approved seasonal menu
  • The McKenzie Additional Services menu is entirely optional. No obligation, no contracts, no packages!
  • Bribie Cove is a part of the family-owned McKenzie Aged Care Group, caring for 1700 senior Australians, employing 2,400 staff members and generating $35m in taxes.
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I'm eternally grateful for the care that dad receives at Bribie Cove. I hope the staff know how much they are appreciated. I think they have such a challenging job and I'm in awe of their patience and care.

Sarah - Daughter of a resident at Bribie Cove

High quality care

McKenzie Aged Care is 100% family owned and operated, and quality aged care is our unwavering focus. Our positive results over many years demonstrate our commitment to meet, and where possible, exceed our residents’ expectations and bring joy to their lives.

With registered nurses and care staff at our home 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, we ensure that care is being delivered at the highest standard at all times to every resident.

We are so proud of our high standards and quality, we encourage you to download and read all of our independently assessed reports. We want you to make the best decision for you and your family.

How do we compare?

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) assess all Government subsidised aged care providers.

It is important to know:
41% of Site Audits across Australia find at least one non-compliance.
32% are re-accredited for less than the maximum three years.

Bribie Cove has achieved full compliance across all Standards, receiving the maximum re-accreditation period of three years.

We encourage you to visit the ACQSC website and compare the other local providers in the area so you can make the best decision for you and your family.

Dining with choice and quality

Every mealtime is an occasion at our McKenzie communities. Committed to providing choice and variety, our meals are made in house by dedicated and trained staff, supporting local suppliers and growers to provide the very best dining experience for every resident.

Our seasonal menus are designed in consultation with industry leading dietitians, and with the feedback and input from our residents. We ensure there is choice and variety at each meal service. We also cater for special dietary and cultural needs where appropriate.

Quality food and dining play a large role in our McKenzie homes, and we include fun food experiences within our lifestyle program. Our Lifestyle team coordinate many activities which include happy hour, cultural days, BBQs, and many more where food is a central part to these fun and social occasions.

Our independent dietitians audit is available for download below, as well as our current seasonal menu.

To all at the cove, thank you for looking after mum and all the residents so well in this difficult time.

Jill - Family member of a resident at Bribie Cove

Enjoy life your way

At Bribie Cove, you get to choose what your day will look like. You can choose to stay as active as possible by participating in our varied and creative activities, or relax by walking in the garden, reading a book or attending a concert at the home. Our lifestyle activities are always focused on keeping your mind and body active, while providing an important opportunity for social interaction. Our programs may vary from time to time because we listen to the feedback from residents and tailor each lifestyle program to their specific interests and hobbies.

 

Spirituality plays an important role in our homes. We offer traditional religious connections including, but not limited to, in-house church services that cater to many denominations, communion, and bible group meetings. As a resident, you may engage in spiritual activities that facilitate meaning, connection, and add value to your life which can be achieved through prayer, meditation, and relaxation techniques.

We recognise the importance of resident choice and our lifestyle programs aim to deliver activities that everyone can enjoy. Bribie Cove has an active Facebook page where we share what the community is up to, in addition to providing an opportunity for residents and staff to connect.
To view our current lifestyle calendar, please download a copy by clicking the button below.

The choice is yours

At Bribie Cove, we offer the very best in care and environment. Still, we understand how important it is for you to continue to live life on your terms. Retaining the ability to make your own decisions and choices contributes to better health and wellbeing, mentally and physically.

The McKenzie Choice+ Additional Services menu places you in control of the things in your day that makes you feel happy, healthy and empowered.

You can purchase any number of additional services at any time from a selection of itemised offerings. The Choice+ Additional Services menu is entirely optional…It is your choice! No obligation. No packages. No hassles!

If the purchased service is no longer required, it’s as easy as cancelling the order with 30 days notice. No penalties. No fees.

Many other aged care providers enforce mandatory additional service packages with a room booking, but at McKenzie, the choice is with the resident.
You only pay for what you want.

We encourage you to take a look at our additional services menu.
If you’d like to learn more about the Choice+ Additional Services menu, please speak to the Bribie Cove Sales Manager.

Whatever you need, we’re here to help.