Dementia Care Site Map
Respite Care


Respite care supports the care relationship by providing carers with a break from their caring responsibilities. They also provide an opportunity for the person being cared for to have a break, or to have an outing without their usual carer.


Respite care allows the carer to "take a break", while knowing that the person they care for is being looked after.  A range of respite options are available either in your own home, within the community or within a residential care setting.


To access Residential respite or a home care package an Aged Care Assessment is required.  Click here to see contact details.


Click here to see respite care services that may suit you.