• Respite for Carers

    Are you looking for respite, or are you a carer needing extra support in your caring role?

    Resthaven offers access to useful services and programs for carers which can assist you to stay well and healthy.

    The support we offer is flexible; choose from day or overnight respite in a variety of settings, either at home or at one of our cottages. Cottage and overnight respite is available on a short stay (one to several nights) basis, and prepare home made meals.

    If a longer stay is required, Residential Respite is available at any of our residential sites across South Australia for a minimum of two weeks.

    To enquire about Residential Respite, please call Residential Accommodation Enquiries on
    (08) 8373 9113.

    For Mount Gambier, please contact the site directly on (08) 8723 0911.

    For Port Elliot, please contact the site directly on (08) 8554 2000

    Whatever support you require, you can be confident that Resthaven staff are highly trained and experienced in meeting the needs of older people, including those who have problems associated with memory loss or confusion.

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    • Day Respite
    • Group Respite
    • In-home Respite
    • Overnight Respite

    Residential Respite

    Respite accommodation is available at all Resthaven residential aged care homes. A period of respite gives much needed relief to the family carers and offers the opportunity to experience what liv...


    Port Elliot Respite Services

    Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services offers centre-based small group day respite and one-on-one in-home respite for carers in a supportive, relaxed and secure environment...


    Ridgway House

    Resthaven Community Respite Services offers short-term overnight and small group day respite for carers in a home style environment at Ridgway House.



    Regency Cottage

    Resthaven Western Community Services offers respite for carers in a supportive, relaxed, and secure home style environment at Regency Cottage.


    Hersey Cottages

    Resthaven Community Respite Services offers home-style small group respite to carers six days per week, in the beautifully restored, heritage-listed Hersey Cottages....