Emerald Avalon Aged Care Facility

126 Borilla Street Emerald, QLD, 4720
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With our friendly country atmosphere and experienced, professional staff, you will find a welcoming and supportive community at Blue Care Emerald Avalon Aged Care Facility.

Relax with our regular music therapy sessions and forge new friendships over art and craft activities twice a week. Regular bingo games and movies are also ideal for socialising. Most rooms at Blue Care Avalon have direct access to a variety of community lounge rooms and outdoor areas, which are ideal for entertaining family and friends in relaxed surrounds and landscaped gardens. We know and understand good nutrition is vital, so that’s why our menus are reviewed regularly in consultation with you and our dietitian to ensure they reflect changing tastes and requirements.

Blue Care Avalon provides residential care on a quiet street in the heart of Emerald. Public transport is nearby and we are just five minutes from shopping centres, services and amenities. We want you to think of us as your home, which is why we do everything we can to deliver a safe and friendly environment. Your care and comfort is always our first priority at Blue Care Emerald Avalon Aged Care Facility.

To find out more about Blue Care, our commitment to you, and the ins and outs of life in an aged care home, read our Resident Information Book.


Single and shared rooms include ensuite and built-in robes; access to staff 24 hours for your safety; emergency call system.


Enjoy arts and crafts twice a week; as well as bingo and movies. Other daily lifestyle activities include shopping trips; entertainment; barbecues; and community activities. We are also part of the Adopt a Cop program.

Feeling Good

Lift your spirits with our music therapy sessions.


Access to a range of health professionals including dentists, podiatrists, doctors, speech therapists, dietitians and physiotherapists.


Our menus are nutritious and varied. Special dietary requirements can be catered for to meet individual and cultural needs.

Respite Care

High and low care respite available.

Talk to our friendly Customer Service team today
1800 838 929


126 Borilla Street
QLD 4720

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Meet the Team

Carolina Jansen Van Vuuren

Administrative Officer

I started with Blue Care in 2017 as the Activities Officer, bringing sociable events and outings to the residents of Avalon, which I found greatly rewarding. I have now transferred to the administrative position where I can help people in a different capacity. In my free time I enjoy travelling and exploring new places. I love spending quality time with friends and family.

Dean Dennis

Integrated Service Manager

I started with Blue Care in 2018 and manage the Emerald site. I have also been a registered nurse for more than 35 years. Caring for our residents is one of the most rewarding aspects of my role. Outside of work, I love spending time with my family. I also enjoy old muscle cars and have a small collection of my own.

Donna Harvey

Community Team Leader

I have been with Blue Care Avalon since 2014. I enjoy listening to our residents’ stories and helping to make them feel special and achieve goals they have set for themselves. Outside of work I like to garden, go to rodeos and spend time with family and friends.

Gareth Rowcliffe


I’ve been with Blue Care since 2017. I’m responsible for landscaping, carpentry and painting. Working with Blue Care gives me the opportunity to give back to those who have given over the years. I love spending time renovating and playing sport.

Rose Chibanda

Care Manager

I’ve been with Blue Care since 2008. My role is to ensure our residents have the best possible care and to make sure they always feel at home. I love seeing the smiles on our residents’ faces after spending time and caring for them. In my spare time I enjoy reading and watching movies.


Why Blue Care?



One of Queensland’s leading and trusted in-home, retirement, disability and aged care providers, with over 65 years’ experience.

Personalised care

We’ll work with you to design and deliver the care and support you need, empowering you to live life your way.


A dedicated team spanning 80 communities across Queensland so you can access a broad range of services in more locations.


Proudly not-for-profit, we provide expert advice and information to guide you every step of the way and help make things simpler.

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