Built in 1977, to cater for the growing demands of aged care in Brisbane’s western suburbs, the Sinnamon Village site in Sinnamon Park is a thriving community hub, known for providing high-quality care services. The site comprises five aged care residences, supported accommodation apartments for young people living with a disability, a dementia specific respite centre, a hydrotherapy pool and allied health day therapy centre.
The leafy and quiet surrounds of the community, with safe walkways and gardens mean residents can enjoy walks in the grounds and maintain their independence.
There is a wonderful sense of community and friendship within the village, with residents from across the five aged care residences encouraged to attend weekly concerts and group activities.
Wesley Mission Queensland - Knowles Court Aged Care Community is home to 53 residents and boasts lovely verandahs and outdoor areas for residents to spend time relaxing or visiting with family and friends.
Residents share a dining room and two large lounge rooms, complete with pianos, television, DVD and stereo, where residents gather to listen to concerts or enjoy happy hour.
All rooms are single and equipped with air conditioning, cabling for TV, phone and Wi-Fi services and have ensuites, chest of drawers, a built in wardrobe and dressing table.
Knowles Court offers a full made-to-order buffet breakfast each day, along with the ability to cater for specialised diets. There is full laundry service available and a resident laundry for those who prefer to do their own laundry.
Being an ageing in place residence, Knowles Court staff are able to provide responsive and flexible care in line with each resident’s changing needs. This means that residents are often able to to receive further care without having to leave familiar surrounds.
A personal profile ensures all staff can respond to resident’s individual needs, including medical, cultural, religious and dietary. With a team of highly qualified 24-hour nursing staff on-site and regular visits from Wesley Mission Brisbane’s own allied health professionals, staff can quickly respond to individual health needs in a holistic way.
As an industry leader in aged care, all Wesley Mission Queensland’s aged care communities follow the internationally recognised Eden Alternative™ Philosophy of care. This philosophy places the resident at the core of our work, while empowering and valuing staff, carers and families.
Knowles Court staff are passionate about empowering residents to make their own choices, building relationships and helping residents live their lives with dignity and respect. They are committed to providing spontaneous and enjoyable activities and experiences for residents and their families.
Knowles Court has dedicated Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinators who offer residents a myriad of exciting and new activities and events. These include: monthly outings, entertainers, arts and crafts and specific innovative dementia therapies.
Residents can enjoy all the services and benefits of being part of the wider Sinnamon Village community which include: a GP clinic, the hydrotherapy pool, allied heath day therapy centre, coffee shop, library, hair salon and expansive grounds.
The village is opportunely located in easy walking distance to the Sinnamon Village shopping hub, Jindalee Golf Club, Homemaker City Jindalee and DFO. There is a public bus stop within the grounds for convenient access to Brisbane and surrounding areas.
Wesley Mission Queensland - Knowles Court Aged Care Community has a dedicated team of nursing staff, chaplains and many volunteers who make it their goal to brighten the lives of residents every day.