Oakey Day Respite Centre

The Ozcare Day Respite Centre in Oakey, 30 minutes north-west of Toowoomba, is a small centre operating once a week for seniors, adults with a disability, and those in the community who feel isolated or lonely. Enjoy group and individual activities designed to allow friendships to blossom and support your independence, with assistance from our trained and caring staff.

Physical activities include: gentle exercises, indoor games, billiards, carpet bowls, ten-pin bowling, dancing, and movement to music, outdoor games, croquet, mini golf, bocce, and more.

Mental stimulation activities include: craft, word games, puzzles, group quizzes (scattegories, family feud), board games (dominoes, cards, canasta, euchre, 500, cribbage, rummy king), reading, and more. 

Social activities include: discussion groups, reading groups, concerts, school groups, guest presenters, product/trade demonstrations, outings, and more.

Other activities include:

  • Art events and painting classes
  • Theme days
  • Cooking
  • Visiting speakers
  • Indoor golf

Activities are designed to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age or impairment.

The cost of your care depends on your eligibility for government subsides. The coordinator will discuss this with you when you enquire. The daily fee includes:

  • Care
    Assistance with mobility, meals, personal care, medication, participation in activities, and toileting
  • Meals
    Morning tea and a two course lunch are provided, which cater for all dietary needs. We can also provide you
    with afternoon tea and assistance to eat if required
  • Transport
    Door to door transport with wheelchair access is available, subject to availability. Transport home is usually
    between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. You are welcome to organise your own private transport and off-street parking is
  • Activities
    All activities are designed to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age or impairment

Our preferred payment method is direct debit, which deducts fees from your nominated bank account on the day they are due. 

Ozcare Day Respite Centre – Oakey, South West Queensland
62 Campbell Street
Oakey QLD 4401
P: 1800 692 273
Opening Hours

Thursday from 9.30am – 2.30pm
Please notify us of cancellations between 7.30am and 8.45am on the day.


Judith Ryan

You or your carer can call or visit the centre to enquire about vacancies. The coordinator will discuss your care needs and advise you of your eligibility, and the service's availability.

Referrals are also accepted by phone on 1800 692 273 or by our Online Referral Form.

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