Carinity Aged Care

Carinity is a leading not-for-profit, Christian based care organisation that has been changing lives of people in need – helping individuals and families reach their full potential to live enriched lives.

Since 1949 Carinity, formerly Queensland Baptist Care, has been making a real difference to people through comprehensive and integrated community services.

Residential Aged Care

Our friendly residential aged care centres are a home away from home for older people who are not able to live independently. We operate 11 communities throughout Queensland, catering for varying levels of care including permanent residential aged care, dementia specific and respite. Residents benefit from 24-hour staff support (including Registered Nurses), regular social events, activities and outings, as well as easy access to allied health professionals.

Home Care Services

With Carinity Home Care we support you to live an active and fulfilling life within the comfort of your own home and community. We provide so much more than just care and help around the home.

Whatever you want to get out of life, we’ll work with you to make it happen. We offer a full range of services from basic support and care to keeping you healthy and safe at home, assisting with personal care and nursing care, and getting you out and about with family and friends to do the things you love.

Retirement Living

With Carinity retirement villages throughout Queensland, community spirit is alive and well for retirement residents. Each retirement village has been designed with the resident in mind to support a social and connected lifestyle. Care has been taken to create a place where people are safe in their homes with functional and secure design features like 24-hour security and emergency call systems, a place where people can enjoy comfortable homes to live in and entertain family and friends and an environment that is calming with beautifully maintained gardens.


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Stunning Toowoomba Aged Care Community Unveiled

on Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Carinity has released the first pictures from inside its stunning new $32-million residential aged care community near Toowoomba.

Chaplain Jack Bringing Smiles to Ipswich Seniors

on Tuesday, July 13, 2021

You’ve heard of the pirate Captain Jack. Now meet Chaplain Jack. Like Jack Sparrow from the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Ipswich aged care chaplain Jack Teepa is also a popular and colourful character. The experienced chaplain is well known around the Carinity Colthup Manor aged care community for his distinctive moustache and lively clothes. In fact, he has a rainbow’s worth of brightly coloured outfits in his closet.

Sports Fan Shirley Scores 100 Fabulous Years

on Friday, June 25, 2021

Shirley Davison reckons the secret to reaching 100 years of age is “good luck and good genes.”

Former Prisoner of War Celebrates Major Milestone of a Remarkable Life

on Monday, June 14, 2021

A former prisoner of war from the Gold Coast has celebrated his 100th birthday. Gordon Jamieson, who lives at the Carinity Cedarbrook aged care community at Mudgeeraba, is one of last surviving Queenslanders who labored on the infamous Thai-Burma railway during World War II.

Hobbies Making Marilyn Feel at Home

on Monday, May 31, 2021

Marilyn Darrington is a bright and vibrant person – with a colourful room to match. The creative Carinity Brookfield Green resident has decorated her room at the aged care community in Brisbane with her artwork and craft pieces.

Dedicated to Preserving Highfields History

on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Barry Barwick is the unofficial custodian of the history of Brownesholme. So much so that he dedicated more than 20 years – and a considerable financial outlay – to restore the original farmhouse on which the Carinity Brownesholme seniors’ community at Highfields is set.

Highfields Aged Care Community Nearing Completion

on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

A new aged care community north of Toowoomba which will provide a home to around 100 seniors is set to open mid-year. Construction of the Carinity Brownesholme residential aged care community in Highfields is nearing completion.

Joan Still the Life of the Party at 100

on Friday, March 26, 2021

Joan Davey has worn many hats during her amazing life: professional musician, racehorse owner, socialite, mother and wife, charity fundraiser, and family matriarch.

School’s Cuddly Donation Delights Kelvin Grove Seniors

on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Kind-hearted primary school students are helping to bring more smiles to the faces of Brisbane aged care residents. Junior school students from Kelvin Grove State College wanted to support older members of their community, so they decided to raise money for the nearby Carinity Hilltop aged care community.

Therapy Dog Top of the Pups

on Friday, January 29, 2021

When Stanley the miniature fox terrier’s owner passed away, the little dog started a ‘paw-some’ new role – bringing puppy love to some of the Gold Coast’s oldest residents.

Brisbane Sweethearts Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage

on Friday, November 13, 2020

More than 75 years ago two neighbours become good friends – and then more – in a tiny town west of Beaudesert. COVID-19 kept them apart, but now lifelong sweethearts Alwyn and Doris Pfeffer are reunited and have reached a major milestone.

Brookfield Veterans to Salute Fallen Mates on Remembrance Day

on Thursday, October 29, 2020

“The war was a cruel, nasty business. War is just tragedy.” When the world stops to remember those who have died in wars on Remembrance Day on November 11, the day will be especially poignant for two veterans from Brookfield.

Helping More Seniors to Access Home Care Support

on Monday, October 19, 2020

Twenty-three thousand new home care packages for seniors were a feature of this year's Federal Budget, however additional support for more older Australians is required.

Salute to War Veteran on Reaching 100 Years

on Monday, April 20, 2020

A World War II veteran who lives at the Carinity Wishart Gardens aged care community in Brisbane celebrated turning 100 years young on 18 April.

New Highfields Aged Care Community Taking Shape

on Monday, April 6, 2020

A new aged care development in Highfields is starting to take shape. A 96-suite aged care building is being built adjacent to the existing Carinity Brownesholme retirement village.

Tiny party but big love for Mudgeeraba centenarian

on Monday, March 30, 2020

It might not have been the usual celebration but there was still plenty of love for Gwen Cook on her milestone birthday. Restrictions on visits to aged care homes due to COVID-19 control measures meant Gwen’s party for her big 100th birthday today was a small affair.

Carinity Continuing Care for Seniors During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

on Monday, March 30, 2020

In these uncertain times, the effects of social isolation can be particularly stressful for people living alone, including older members of the community. Queensland not-for-profit organisation Carinity is ensuring the continuity of care for seniors through its in-home care service.

Carinity Enforcing Strict Coronavirus Control Measures

on Friday, March 20, 2020

Carinity CEO Jon Campbell has urged the community to assist with controlling the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) by adhering to Carinity’s strict virus control measures.

Model Residents Star in New Aged Care Campaign

on Monday, December 9, 2019

Four Brisbane seniors were models for a day when they featured in a professional photo shoot for a new aged care promotion. 

Tea for the Soul Reducing Compassion Fatigue for Aged Care Workers

on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Aged care nurses are dedicated to ensuring that our seniors live their lives to the fullest – living with purpose. But who cares for the carers?

Growing Social Connections Through Gardening

on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A new gardening project is sowing the seeds for growing friendships between some of Laidley oldest and youngest green thumbs. The inter-generational gardening initiative sees residents of the Carinity Karinya Place aged care community and Laidley State High School students work together to grow and harvest vegetables.

Green-Thumb Retiree Recognised for Volunteer Work

on Tuesday, October 8, 2019

A Bundaberg retiree who dedicates herself to bringing joy to local aged care residents has been named Carinity Aged Care’s Volunteer of the Year. 

Lorna Revs Up to Celebrate 100th Birthday

on Thursday, July 18, 2019

Turning 100 years old usually means a quiet party enjoying a birthday cake while reading a letter from the Queen. However, for her 100th birthday Lorna Craney decided to live life in the fast lane.

Brain Trainer Keeping Seniors’ Minds Sharp

on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Carinity Kepnock Grove is seeing positive results from the use of brain training technology designed to stimulate the memories and cognitive capabilities of older people with dementia.

$25M State-of-the-Art Residential Aged Care Community for Brookfield

on Tuesday, March 7, 2017

A $25-million residential aged-care development at Brookfield will officially began construction last week with the City of Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk and Carinity CEO Jon Campbell turning the first sod on site.

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