The Gold Coast Youngcare facility was completed in February 2012 and has already welcomed residents to their new home. These include include seven young people with high care needs who, instead of facing a future in aged care, will now be able to receive the care and lifestyle support that they need in dignified and age-appropriate surrounds.
The Project consists of seven, single level individual residential apartments and one overnight guest room to encourage family and friends to visit and stay on a regular basis.
Construction was a combination of structural steel, timber frames & trusses with light weight cladding on conventional concrete footing and slabs with all construction planning was designed around an existing protected 150 year old tree. Operational facilities include a commercial kitchen, support staff amenities, nurse call system, 24/7 care by professional nurses, gym, rehabilitation facilities and parking.