George Forbes House

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About Our Community

A recently renovated centre that boasts sweeping views of the countryside, George Forbes House is our home in the country. Set amongst stunning scenic bushland, you will experience natural beauty, every day. Located in the popular suburb of Queanbeyan on the outskirts of the ACT, you will enjoy peaceful, spacious grounds, and quaint courtyards where you can relax with friends and family. We also have an aviary and fishpond adding to the tranquil atmosphere.

The country comfort continues inside, where 85 generously sized rooms provide plenty of natural light, ample storage space, built-in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom. Of these rooms, two secure wings are dedicated to top-quality dementia care. Our highly skilled staff members never underestimate the power of individual care – it’s what we’re here for.

That’s why life at George Forbes House has never worked around an itinerary; it works around you. You’re invited to enjoy the convenience of an on-site hairdresser, library, podiatrist, physiotherapist, and regular trips and church services. Or you may prefer to relax and take in the beauty and peace of the local grounds. Whatever you choose, this country home is your special place to enjoy.

Services

Hairdressing Salon
Our on-site hairdressing salon comes fully equipped to ensure you can get the haircut and pampering you deserve! We have a hairdresser regularly on-site.
Library
Our library is well stocked with print and recorded books for you to read or listen to at your leisure.
Church Services and Spiritual Support
Our chaplain regularly holds church services that cater to a broad range of people. We understand your spiritual journey is personal, so we aim to support your spiritual needs - whatever stage you are at on your walk.
Kiosk
Enjoy the use of our on-site kiosk where you can find an array of tasty snacks and beverages.
Social outings and bus trips
We have regular social outings that all our residents enjoy if they choose to participate. Why don't you give us a call or visit and we can tell you more.
Communal Spaces
Enjoy our tastefully designed open plan communal areas, where you can relax and enjoy many activities. Whether that is enjoying the use of our flat screen TVs, sitting in the lounge areas, or finding a quiet area to read, or be with friends and family. Whatever you do, there is space for you to be yourself.
Aviary and fishpond
Our aviary and fishpond add to the tranquility and beauty of our relaxing grounds. These are your special places to enjoy.
Lifestyle Activities
We want to ensure your time with us is spent enjoying the sorts of activities you like to do. From crafts, live entertainment, music and diversional therapy, social events, exercise and much more - our lifestyle coordinators can tailor a program that works for you.
Specialist Health Services
We have access to a range of health services to suit your care. This could include physiotherapy, massage therapy, psychology, social work, podiatry, GP visits, Allied Health and dentistry - essentially whatever you need. We have the resources to help.

Financials Explained

All non-supported residents who have assets above the current partially supported cut off level will be required to pay either a Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) or a lump sum Refundable Accommodation Deposit or a combination of lump sum refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) and the balance of the RAD as an equivalent Daily Payment (DAP). The pricing listed below is the maximum pricing for the category of the room and may vary depending on your individual circumstances.

To calculate the equivalent daily payment, the refundable accommodation deposit is multiplied by the current maximum permissible interest rate (MPIR)* and divided by 365 days. 

i.e. ($550,000 x 5.76%) / 365 = $86.79 per day

  • Secure

    Individual Room + Private Ensuite

    14m2

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

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    + 5

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

    Large,modern rooms &large ensuite, opens into internal hallway with view to nurses’ station.

  • Hostel A

    Individual Room + Private Ensuite

    14m2

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

    Garden Access

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    + 7

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

    Garden Access

    Larger than average, Hostel bedroom with ensuite. Rooms open to an internal hallway. Rooms also have a sliding door to outside. Rooms open to outside courtyards or gardens.

  • Hostel B

    Individual Room + Private Ensuite

    10m2

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

    Garden Access

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    + 7

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

    Garden Access

    New wing. Hostel bedrooms with ensuites. All rooms open to an internal hallway. Rooms also have a sliding door to courtyard or external gardens. One room does not have an external door.

  • Hostel C

    Individual Room + Private Ensuite

    11m2

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

    Garden Access

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    + 7

    Single Occupancy

    Private Ensuite

    Garden Access

    Hostel rooms with ensuites. All rooms open to an internal hallway. Rooms also have a sliding door to courtyard or external gardens.

Your Lifestyle at George Forbes House

We want to ensure your time with us is spent enjoying the sorts of activities you like to do. From crafts, live entertainment, social events, exercise and much more - our lifestyle coordinators can tailor a program that works for you. The activities listed below are just some of the many things you can do. Get in touch and have a chat with us to find out more.

  • Social events
  • Bus trips
  • Crafts
  • Games such as Bingo
  • Live entertainment
  • Library
  • Gardens to relax in
  • Church services

Contact BaptistCare directly for all enquiries about this facility and its services, or general care information.




Address

Cnr Erin & Collett Streets
Queanbeyan NSW, 2620

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Phone Number

(02) 6151 6900

Fax Number

02 6297 6982

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Jenny Carpenter, Residential Manager

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