Why choose us

Care commitment

  • Our residents are the vibrant heart of our caring community. We take seriously the responsibility to look after those entrusted to our care.
  • Our commitment is to help our residents live their best lives in a respectful and nurturing environment.
  • We are truly committed to delivering safe and high-quality nursing home care that optimises the health, wellbeing and quality of life of our residents.

Community-based and focused

  • A not-for-profit mission-based organisation, The Good Shepherd Home exists solely for the benefit of our community.
  • Our active and vibrant volunteer base is living proof of our community connection. Whatever their passion or skillset, our ‘vollies’ are integrated into the breadth of our daily activities supporting residents’ access to companionship, exercise and the great outdoors.

A beautiful garden location in the heart of Townsville

  • The Good Shepherd Home’s convenient Central Townsville location is close to Townsville University Hospital and less than 2km from Stockland Townsville Shopping Centre.
  • Our spacious landscaped grounds are adjacent to the beautiful Ross River and The Palmetum, a botanical garden featuring 300 species of palms.

Wide range of integrated services

  • As the largest residential aged care provider in Townsville, The Good Shepherd Home brings together an outstanding range of facilities and integrated services in a defined community setting.

Social and welcoming village community

  • Our vibrant, homely community is always buzzing with social activity. The Good Shepherd Home offers an active and lively lifestyle in a homely and welcoming community, with a stimulating daily program of social and recreational events, visiting entertainment, and regular outings.