Respite care options aim to support relationships at home if you are a carer. If you are providing informal care regularly to someone at home, then this can sometimes put extra pressure on a relationship.
It’s super important you get the support you need so you can continue to provide the care you do. Respite care is designed to support your relationship, so you both get regular breaks and are able to spend some quality time together also.
Some of the reasons our Clients access Respite services include –
Short term respite from a few hours to a few weeks to help cover for the unexpected or emergencies like injury, hospital visits or personal events.
Regular respite services to help you maintain some personal time to run errands, have time out and spend time just being you.
Overnight stays to help you when you have an event, or just need some extra help at home.
How to access respite
You can get subsidised respite hours or a break from caring, through home care packages and programs like the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), or you can contact the Commonwealth Respite & Carelink Centre on 1800 052 222 or in an emergency you can call the Carer Gateway 1800 059 059. You can also ask for respite privately through Private Care Services.
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