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A guide to preparing for respite care

Respite offers many benefits to both you and your carer and can be a rewarding and rejuvenating experience. Preparation is key to making the most out of your respite and can help you avoid common problems. This guide will help you and your carer prepare for respite...

Pros and cons of respite in aged care

Respite in aged care (residential respite care) offers both you and your loved one the chance to have a break and re-energise, but it does come with pros and cons that you should evaluate before booking a short-term stay at your chosen residential nursing home. Our...

Top tips for finding the best respite care

  When you’re a carer for someone who needs support, it’s a big responsibility. It can be easy to put their needs ahead of your own, but it is essential to engage in self-care to maintain your health at the same time. It can feel equally overwhelming to be in...

What is Respite Care in Aged Care?

In Australia, there are a range of services available to support individuals in remaining as independent as possible while living in their own homes and participating in the community.  Among the short-term care options available to assist with this, respite care...