If you care for someone who is aged, frail, has a disability or who are living with a mental health illness, you may be eligible for subsidised short-term or emergency respite care.
Suncare Community Services provide personalised care for carers through multiple types of respite.
Types of respite
- At home respite care which can include; domestic assistance or personal care.
- Flexible short-term respite options include in-home or at our respite cottage.
- Emergency respite support.
- One-on-one support.
- Support groups, recreational activities and peer engagement at a day respite centre or other community-based environments.
With our respite service, we provide an opportunity for social experiences to support independent living.
If you’re over 65, you may be able to access these services as a part of your Home Care Package. This package is also accessible through the My Aged Care Commonwealth Home Support Programme. Alternatively, you can arrange privately funded services through Suncare.
Please call our Customer Service Team 1800 786 227 for further information.