Designed with greater needs in mind, Fernhill will continue to maintain the highest standards of safety, governance and oversight while providing residents with truly considered, contemporary aged care.
Fernhill features innovative supported-living neighbourhoods, providing residents with localised security and safety, while encouraging a sense of community. Rooms within each neighbourhood offer privacy and have been designed with versatility, care needs and individuality in mind to create comfort and familiarity.
Designed with greater needs in mind and set within beautifully landscaped gardens, Fernhill delivers state-of-the-art residential aged care with its industry-leading memory support centre for dementia care, wellness centre, and respite day therapy centre.
The community also offers a range of other onsite facilities and services, including health specialists, consulting rooms, a hair and beauty salon, and a cafe.
From its beginnings as a luxury mansion to its role as one of our first War Veterans’ Homes, Fernhill is deeply rooted in its origins, built on a tradition of care and respect with close ties to the broader Caboolture community.
Like to find out more about our Fernhill community and services? One of our friendly team would love to hear from you. Submit an enquiry or call Philip Wyld on 0437 440 252.
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Ellen Campbell knows well the value of having a haven to call home. Growing up in Germany during WWII, it was her mother who shielded her and her siblings and kept them safe. For the past eight years, her home and haven has been Bolton Clarke’s Fernhill retirement village in Caboolture.
For Kathy and Gene Rosenblatt, a whirlwind decision five years ago led to new friendships and the comfort of safety and security in their home at Bolton Clarke’s Fernhill retirement village in Caboolture.
One week after moving into Bolton Clarke’s brand new state-of-the-art residential aged care building at Fernhill community in Caboolture, Edna Anna Curr celebrated another significant milestone - her 100th birthday.
When Bolton Clarke Fernhill opens in just a few weeks’ time, visitors and residents may recognise some of the names given to key areas of the new state-of-the-art residential aged care community building. Among them, the name of Matron Gwenda Shaw, who was an aged care nurse for 30 years, spending 18 of them working at Fernhill. She was often referred to as ‘Caboolture’s Florence Nightingale,’ the ‘angel of aged care.’
The keys to Bolton Clarke’s new Fernhill residential aged care building have been handed over in an exciting milestone marking the one-month countdown to the building’s opening in October.
For the residents at Fernhill aged care community, the mango tree that once stood at the front of their community garden was a joy to look at and to pick fruit from its branches. That’s why, when the opportunity arose to plant a new mango tree with students from St Columban’s College, Fernhill residents were tree-mendously excited.
The jacaranda at Bolton Clarke’s Fernhill community in Caboolture is not only a treasured tree for residents but will feature in a colouring in competition for local primary schools in celebration of National Tree Day, 2nd August.
It may sound like a daytime soap opera, but the Old and the Bold radio broadcast, featuring some of the Fernhill aged care community’s first residents, was something far more unique. The 1947 live fundraising broadcast from a plane circling above Brisbane was quite a feat for the time and shows the community spirit that has been a constant throughout Fernhill’s history.
At times like this, the importance of keeping in touch with family and loved ones cannot be understated – particularly for older people. With social distancing, border closures and other protective measures preventing face-to-face contact, Bolton Clarke retirement village residents have turned to technology to keep the connections alive.
The community votes are in, and the water tower out front of Bolton Clarke’s Fernhill community on King St, Caboolture - once used for Secret Intelligence Operatives to practice parachute jumping - is to be painted in honour of our ANZACS.
It’s not the way most primary school students would post an update, but students at Caboolture State School have been sharing messages with residents at the neighbouring Bolton Clarke Fernhill residential aged care community by fence post.
As Beryl Drew will tell you, she’s much younger than you may think. In fact, this year will mark only the 24th time her birthday has rolled around since was born in Sydney on 29 February 1928. Of course, that hasn’t stopped her celebrating every year for the past 92 years. In non-leap years she celebrates on the 1st March.
The Ekka may be over for another year, but all the fun of the show lives on at Bolton Clarke’s Fernhill retirement village and aged care community, where residents, day therapy clients and Bolton Clarke team members have enjoyed the annual “Fernhill Community Show.”