• Alexandra Cottage Respite Services

    Address:
    61 Alexandra Avenue, Toorak Gardens SA, Australia

    Resthaven’s Alexandra Cottage offer in-home, group day respite and overnight respite in a supportive, relaxed and secure environment.

    Download the Alexandra Cottage Respite Factsheet here.

    Overview

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    Resthaven’s Alexandra Cottage caters for those who care for older people.

    Options include in-home or group day respite and overnight respite services in a supportive, relaxed and secure environment.

    • A social program that focuses on the abilities and interests of the person being cared for, is available.
    • A secure garden allows the older person to enjoy the outdoors if preferred.
    • Nutritious, home cooked meals are prepared on-site.
    • Skilled support staff who understand the needs of older people are on site 24 hours a day.

    Programs

    In-home Respiteliving and dining room

    Flexible days and times:

    • Individual respite is available for carers, for up to six hours per week.
    • Respite is provided in the home of the person being cared for. The type of support and activities offered will depend on individual requests, interests and needs.
    • Flexible times and days are available to meet the needs of the carer.

    Day Respite

    Monday – Friday, 10am – 2pm

    • Day respite is available for carers who live in the eastern metropolitan area of Adelaide.
    • Nutritious, home cooked meals are prepared on site. Individual preferences are considered.
    • An interactive social program is provided, which focuses on the abilities and interests of the person being cared for.

    Group Respite

    bedroom with ensuite

    Small group of up to five people day respite in a relaxed, supportive, enjoyable and secure environment is offered. Please contact Resthaven Paradise and Eastern Community Services for more information.

    Overnight Respite

    Overnight rooms can be booked for a single or several nights.

    Private bedroom with ensuite bathroom available for short-term overnight respite.

     


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    Eligibility

    A My Aged Care referral number is required to access community respite services.

    Respite is available for carers who live in eastern metropolitan Adelaide and care for frail older people who have low level care needs, including those with short term memory loss.

    To find out more, contact Resthaven Paradise and Eastern Community Services on 08 8337 4371.


    Please note that vacancies are subject to change at short notice. For the latest vacancy information, please contact us on 08 8337 4371 or email: pecs@resthaven.asn.au

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