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Blue Care Mareeba to open palliative care room

21/03/2019

Blue Care Mareeba Garden Settlement aged care facility will open its new dedicated palliative care room thanks to funds donated by the Granite Masonic Lodge and Hand Heart Pocket.

Star of the Sea Elders Village celebrates official opening of new facilities

19/03/2019

UnitingCare Chair, Nigel Alexander and Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch were joined by residents, employees and community members on Thursday Island to officially open the $24.83M redevelopment of the Star of the Sea Elders Village.

North Queensland Monsoon updates

08/02/2019

Our first priority is the safety and wellbeing of our clients, residents, employees and volunteers.

Blue Care opens redeveloped Homefield facility

30/11/2018

Residents and employees at Blue Care Homefield Mackay have two reasons to celebrate today following the official opening of a newly refurbished facility and the opening of a new Wellness Centre.

New technology helps Daniela ace NDIS planning

30/11/2018

Brisbane mum Daniela Kerr has turned her uncertainty about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) around by using new technology, being one of the first to trial disability provider Blue Care’s pre-planning app.

Blue Care clients’ days brightened with colour

09/05/2018

Local Brisbane artists are using their creativity to brighten the walls at local Blue Care aged care facilities to improve visual stimulation for residents living with dementia.

Blue Care campaign wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2018 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards

24/04/2018

UnitingCare Queensland’s Blue Care campaign has been recognised as a winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Marketing Awards category in the fifth annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards today.

Statement to ABC TV 7.30 Program

04/04/2018

Blue Care’s number one priority is the wellbeing and safety of our residents and we take all matters that relate to the quality of care and service we provide very seriously.

UnitingCare Queensland pays tribute to Queensland’s first Blue Nurse Olive Smith

16/01/2018

UnitingCare Queensland CEO Craig Barke has paid tribute to Queensland’s first Blue Nurse, Olive Smith (nee Crombie), who recently passed away aged 88 years.

Blue Care cooking up a great partnership in Gayndah

14/12/2017

Blue Care Gayndah is focusing on fun while supporting people living with disability by matching their clients with a carer who enjoys similar activities.

Blue Care resident to play Klaid Grand Organ at QPAC just in time for Christmas

27/11/2017

A Blue Care Ipswich resident will get the ultimate Christmas gift when he tests his skills on one of the grandest organs in Queensland, the Klaid Grand Organ at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC).

Blue Care Cloncurry and Mount Isa raise funds to take clients on trip of lifetime

15/11/2017

Blue Care Cloncurry and Mount Isa have taken some of their clients on the outback trip of a lifetime to nearby Richmond for three days of exploring and adventure.

Blue Care launches rehab centre as part of unique health hub

11/07/2017

On Monday, 5 June, UnitingCare Queensland Group Executive, Integrated Services SEQ, Cathy Thomas announced a new state of the art Blue Care Rehabilitation Centre as part of the $100 million Morayfield Health Hub.

UnitingCare Queensland celebrates 2017 NAIDOC Week

06/07/2017

UnitingCare Queensland is proud to support NAIDOC Week and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Enterprise Agreement 2016

28/11/2016

The QNU has run a campaign focussed on providing misleading information and making baseless statements that are simply untrue.

Blue Care’s Mt Louisa facility officially opens

12/09/2016

Blue Care officially opened its new $17.5 million Townsville Mt Louisa facility today, which provides residential aged care, allied health and respite on a single site.

Edna celebrates her 103rd birthday

07/09/2016

Edna Howes celebrated her 103rd birthday at Blue Care Mt Gravatt Respite Centre surrounded by family, friends and Blue Care staff on Wednesday 7 September 2016.

Sod turning marks start of Terrace Gardens Aged Care Facility construction and refurbishment project

19/08/2016

A sod turning was held today to mark the start of a $15.9 million construction and refurbishment project at Terrace Gardens Aged Care Facility in Darwin.

Blue Care Edenvale residents and clients to enjoy Show Day

11/08/2016

Blue Care Gladstone Edenvale Aged Care Facility will host Show Day on Friday 12 August, bringing residents, clients, staff and their families together to enjoy all the fun of the fair.

Blue Care announces purchase of Townsville, Mackay and Bundaberg retirement villages

01/08/2016

Blue Care will strengthen its regional presence and integrated care service model by purchasing the Argyle Gardens retirement village in Bundaberg and Carlyle Gardens retirement villages in Townsville and Mackay.

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