• Onkaparinga Respite Services

    Onkaparinga Respite Services

    Address:
    Suite 103, Commonwealth House, Beach Road, Noarlunga Centre, SA 5168

    Resthaven Onkaparinga Community Services offers short-term overnight and small group day respite for carers of frail older people, in a home style, supportive, relaxed and safe environment.

    Download the Onkaparinga Respite Fact Sheet

    Overview

    Respite locations are determined by availability and preferences.

    Overnight destinations may include the beachside or in the southern vales, such as McLaren Vale.

    Programs

    Overnight and Day Respite

    • A private, single room and bathroom are available for those staying overnight.
    • Skilled support staff who understand the needs of older people are on site 24 hours a day for those staying overnight.
    • Day respite is available on a short-term or regular basis for people who enjoy social interaction.
    • Day respite is offered in a small group of up to four people.
    • A social program is available. It focuses on the abilities and interests of the person being cared for.
    • Respite may be available at short notice, such as in emergency situations (subject to availability).
    • Transport to and from respite may be arranged within the region.

     

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    Eligibility

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

    Respite support is available for carers who live in the Onkaparinga region and care for frail older people with low to moderate care needs.


    Please note that vacancies are subject to change at short notice. For the latest vacancy information, please contact us on (08) 8326 3444 or email: onkcs@resthaven.asn.au.