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About Arcare

Established in 1976, the Knowles Group is a privately-owned group of companies with interests in aged care, retirement living and property. The Group has proven development expertise to source and execute property opportunities and in-house construction ability to enable cost effective building.

The Knowles Group have expanded into several different industries and have created successful companies such as Arcare Aged Care, Sencia Retirement Villages, and BodeWell Community Care.

Arcare Aged Care is a leading residential aged care provider dedicated to the highest standards of services. Garnering a deep and rich history for over 40 years, today we have grown to 50 unique residences in Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria. Arcare has a wealth of understanding and expertise to provide the care you need and want.

This agility and knowledge is personalised for each resident through our Relationship-First Approach to all our services including permanent, respite, palliative and dementia care.

We know that choosing a residence that matches your needs is crucial. Striking a balance between responsibility and innovation, our model of care is driven by the needs of our residents which is supported by the foundation of our past, whilst leaning into the present. We operate with compassion and expertise, ensuring you have what you need to feel at home and thrive.

Our aged care residences

Our aged care residences

Arcare currently has 50 residential aged care homes equipped for care across QueenslandNew South Wales and Victoria.

Our aged care residences were designed with Senior Australians in mind. Most of our residences offer large private suites with ensuite bathrooms as well as private dining, sumptuous lounge rooms, reading and activity rooms. Many of our aged care residences have movie theatres, hair salons and other amenities available.

Talk to our team about your needs. Contact our Relationship Centre on 1300 294 391, complete our Book a tour form or select a residence of your choice below.


Our ethos

Our ethos

The Six Senses is a foundation for a flourishing shared experience whilst reaching meaningful personal goals. This framework has been developed from the ‘Senses-framework’ Nolan et al., 2006.

Our ‘Six Senses’ are: Security, Continuity, Belonging, Purpose, Fulfilment and Significance.

These senses underpin the guiding Relationship-First Approach that makes Arcare an innovative and creative industry leader.

Central to our values is reflecting and recognising the diverse voices we support in our community. Through comprehensive focus groups, interviews and research within the Arcare Community, we collaboratively formed the following values, which continue to develop and grow: Relationships, Uniqueness, Partnerships and Flexibility. Find out about Arcare’s Values today.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Arcare is a client focused, values-based organisation that embraces people’s differences and the positive contribution all people bring to our culture inclusive of: nationality, ethnicity, cultural background, spirituality, religion, sexuality, gender identity, disability, age, position, or political opinion whilst ensuring diversity and equality outcomes for all our community.

Download Arcare’s full Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Statement below.


Life at Arcare

Life at Arcare

Learn more about what is on offer at one of our aged care residences when you join an Arcare community.

Experience Arcare

We can happily provide you with some more information about the various components of our approach and philosophy.

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