Loving later life at home with McLean Care

Published 1:00pm 11 December 2023

Loving later life at home with McLean Care
Words by Kylie Knight

Not so new kid on the block McLean Care is dedicated to enhancing the lives of older Australians through a range of specialised services tailored to support independent living and wellbeing now available in North Brisbane.

Established in Inverell, New South Wales, in 1953, McLean Care has been a pioneering force in providing comprehensive support to seniors living in regional and rural Australia.

A spokeswoman says during the past 70 years, the organisation has traversed monumental societal, cultural, and technological transformations, demonstrating resilience in the face of global challenges including a pandemic.

“Our commitment lies in offering a range of essential care and assistance, support and clinical services and Private Home Services designed to meet the unique needs of our senior community members,” she says.

“We are excited to be serving the people of the North Brisbane area – we are here to support older people with a range of practical and health and wellbeing services.

“Leading an organisation like McLean Care demands a blend of heart, courage, perseverance, robust systems, and exceptional individuals.

“Our ability to embrace change, foster innovation, and pioneer person-centred care has been a driving force behind our success. Each day, I take immense pride in our dedicated team's tireless efforts, as well as the enduring legacy crafted by those who paved the path for us.”

McLean Care today:

• Currently provides services to more than 3000 older Australians across the nation

• Has a workforce of more than 620 professionals

• Offers a comprehensive range of services, home and community care packages, private home services and veterans home care in the North Brisbane area

• Has a multidisciplinary team including nursing staff, allied health professionals, home care employees and support teams spanning project management, finance, administration, hospitality, and maintenance.

Those who join McLean Care for home care packages or private services, will receive a $250 gift card - just in time for Christmas. Terms and conditions apply.

Phone 1300 791 660 to learn more about McLean Care services that support people to continue loving their later life at home.

Home and community care packages include:

Care services – personal assistance, support with activities of daily living, nutrition, hydration, meal preparation and diet, management of skin integrity, continence management and mobility and dexterity support

Support services – including, but not limited to, cleaning, medication management, laundry, gardening, home maintenance, transport, technical support, social activities, home modifications, leisure, interests and activities and care management

Clinical services – nursing, allied health and other clinical services such as hearing and vision + access to other health and related services

Private services – tailored to meet individual needs and budget.

To find out more, head to the website

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