We provide services to:
We understand that building a respectful working relationship with you is the most important part of our role. Our dedicated, qualified staff are here to help you move through life’s challenges and embrace its opportunities.
Our activity program, which is based at our centre in Fernvale, gives seniors the opportunity to participate in meaningful and enjoyable activities with their peers. This program supports seniors who are frail, living independently in the local community, and socially isolated.
“I like what I do at Somerset. It is good. I like playing cricket and games like football. I like the people who talk to me and all the people here. Everyone is nice to me.” Stephen, Somerset client
“I’ve always been an active person, I used to play lawn bowls and have always walked everywhere so the (chair yoga) class really appeals to me.” Val Pegg, client
“I have attended respite since 2010 and have enjoyed my time there. Staff have always had a very professional attitude and are very helpful in providing for the needs of the people who attend the centre… with trips to the movies, zoo, concerts and tenpin bowling. The meals are well prepared with a great choice ….I consider the service to be A1.” Allan, Somerset client
“(I’m hoping by doing the chair yoga classes) they can improve their flexibility…and get a bit more mobility in their everyday life.” Kathryn Eggins, chair yoga teacher
“(Somerset) has been caring for my wife Wendy and doing a wonderful job. The staff are caring and provide prompt service. Wendy has been with Somerset for two years and is comfortable with all the staff. Thanking you all.” Laurie, Somerset client
Somerset is funded by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services; and the Queensland Government, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.