Located in the main office and open from 10am to 12pm Monday to Friday. Items range from coffee, sugar, toiletries, biscuits, postage stamps etc.
A chip and chocolate and drink machine is located on site as a little extra for all residents. Prices are kept as low as possible for affordability and convenience.
Disability Work Program
Access to Disability Work Program located in Gatton, eligible residents may apply to work up to three days per week. Application packs are available from the office.
Access to Transport
A bus service runs through Minden Cross Roads Monday to Friday. Residents wishing to use this service need to speak to staff at the office. Connecting trains can be met at Ipswich or Roma Street Station.
Tarampa Lodge Bus
A mini bus is used for transporting residents to shopping days, local appointments etc. The bus is booked when available and at the managers discretion depending on the availability of staff. Special trips will incur an additional fee.
A pay phone is located in the main dining room so residents can telephone family and friends. Residents are also able to access incoming calls from this phone. Please ask at the office for the telephone number.
Staff may offer assistance to residents when dealing with Centrelink, The Public Trustee of QLD, The Public Guardian, Medicare, Medical Appointments, Transport, Ambulance Services etc. this may incur additional fees.
Linked Services - Offsite
For Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs, Referral needs to be made to this service via the GP.
Links with offsite (fees will apply) Activity Groups can be arranged on an individual basis.
Links to Hearing Services can be arranged as requested.
Links to this services can be arranged on request.
All medication is processed offsite and delivered by the chemist. Chemist accounts are processed monthly and forwarded to each resident or their financial guardian for payment.
Private Psychiatry Services can be arranged on request via the GP.
Residents can be linked into the Public Dental System on request. Private Dental can also be arranged on request.
Usually annually or as required.
Annually or as required.
Visiting Services - Onsite
Visits most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Visits approximately 6 weekly
Visits approximately 5 times per year
Visits approximately bi monthly
Community Visitors from the Public Guardian visit approximately monthly to chat to residents.
Visits most Tuesday & Thursday Mornings
Personal Care Services
Available to residents on a pay as you go arrangement unless funded supports are in place.
Volunteers visit from time to time and may include residents in fun activities.
Mental Health Services
Mental health clients have access to these services as required. Please contact Mental Health Ipswich for more information