• Hersey Cottages Respite Services (Marion)

    6-8 Township Rd, Marion, SA, 5043, Australia

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

    View and download Hersey Cottages Respite Fact Sheet here

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

    The Hersey Cottages are conveniently situated on Township Road, fronting Resthaven Marion. This quiet location allows easy access and parking.

    My mum has been coming to cottage respite at Hersey Cottage. I have been so impressed with all the lovely staff. They are making mum’s day so interesting with such enthusiasm, mum is so happy there. It always feels welcoming and mum leaves with such joy and happy at the end of the day! Well done! You have created a wonderful atmosphere and a nice place to be!

    – Family member of Resthaven client

    Gardening at Hersey Cottages Marion

    ‘The thought and love they out into all their work and all of the activities is really really wonderful. I can’t commend them more’ – Client


    Small Group Extended Day Respite

    Small group day respite is offered in a group of up to five people, in a relaxed, supportive, enjoyable and secure environment.

    Operating hours:

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8.00am – 7.00pm
    • Tuesday, Thursday: 11.00am – 6.00pm
    • Saturday: 9.00am – 5.00pm

    Group activities include:

    • Interactive social programs that focuses on their abilities and interests
    • Opportunities to learn new skills or participate in a particular hobby
    • Opportunities to participate in lifestyle programs at Resthaven Marion Residential Care, or join in activities at the “Men’s Shed”
    • Hot meals or sandwiches are provided



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

    Respite care at the Hersey Cottages is available for carers of older people, older people with dementia and older people with high level care needs who live in the southern and eastern metropolitan regions of Adelaide.

    Carers from rural and remote areas may access the service.

    Please note that vacancies are subject to change at short notice. For the latest vacancy information, please contact us on 08 8198 2060 or email: respite@resthaven.asn.au.

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