Respite Care

Supporting Care Relationships

The role of a family carer can be demanding, stressful and rather tiring. MHA Care can assist by offering short, flexible respite care, keeping you and your family cared for.

Our respite care services are tailored to helping out your regular carer, offering you both some help when needed. A well-planned respite program provides you both regular, scheduled breaks – helping to keep your home manageable, comfortable, and relaxed. Respite helps carers find the balance between caring for others as well as themselves, enabling them to participate in community, social and other activities.

MHA Care staff member relaxing with a client

What to Expect

MHA Care offers a flexible and responsive respite service that can be tailored to suit your situation:

Respite care provided to you in your home:

  • Support to undertake activities of your choice in the home
  • Assistance with activities of daily living including personal care
  • Support with household duties such as meal preparation

Accompanying and assisting you to participate in activities or programs in the community:

  • Recreational or social activities
  • Cultural groups or events
  • Social community events
  • Shopping
  • Hobbies or clubs

Respite care is available during:

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends
  • Evenings
  • Overnight in-home respite care
  • 24-hour in-home respite care
  • One-off, intermittent or ongoing regular care

Respite Care

Get In Touch

If you would like to access respite care services, or wish to enquire on behalf of someone who would benefit from this service, please contact us for further information.