Coolum Beach Meals on Wheels Inc
Hot meals are delivered at lunch time Monday to Friday, including public holidays. Chilled and frozen meals can also be delivered on those days. Chilled and frozen meals can also be provided for weekends. The usual meal consists of soup, main course, a dessert and a choice of orange or apple juice. The current cost per meal is $8.00. Various dietary requirements and food intolerances can be accommodated. Clients can access our service by way of the “My Aged Care” website: myagedcare.gov.au or by phoning “My Aged Care” on 1800 200 422 (Mon-Fri 8am - 8pm Sat 10am - 2pm) Referrals can also be made by G.P.s, Community or Allied Health, any Health Professional or at Hospital discharge. Self-referral or referral by a relative, friend or neighbour is also accepted. Clients generally include: Frail or at risk older people, Younger people with disabilities, Other people who are assessed as having special needs, People who only need the service for a short time e.g. recovering from an operation, The service is also available for unpaid carers of our clients. The service is not means tested. Coolum Beach Meals on Wheels office hours are 7am to 2pm Mon to Fri. Answering machine available for messages at other times. We deliver meals North to Marcus Beach and South to Bli Bli Bridge and out to Valdora Rd. We employ 2 part time chefs and part-time administrative staff. Many volunteers help in the kitchen and deliver meals to our clients. For more information about receiving the service or helping out as a volunteer phone 5446 1000 or email coolummeals@bigpond.com.
  • Group / organisation name:
    Coolum Beach Meals on Wheels Inc
  • Contact person:
    Anne Jericho
  • Telephone:
    07 5446 1000
  • Email:
    coolummeals@bigpond.com