• Port Elliot Respite Services (Port Elliot)

    50 North Terrace, Port Elliot, South Australia, Australia

    Resthaven Community Services office in Port Elliot offers centre-based small group day respite and one-on-one in-home respite for carers in a supportive, relaxed and secure environment.


    Resthaven’s Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services caters for those who care for older people.

    Flexible respite options include in-home, group day or overnight respite via innovative types of service delivery to clients and is offered in all locations serviced by Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services.


    In-home Respite

    Flexible days and times:
    • In-home day and overnight respite.
    • 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

    In-home or centre-based:
    • Day respite is available for carers who live in Murray Bridge, the Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu and surrounding areas.
    • Respite may be delivered in another person’s home.
    • 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

    Centre-based group day respite in a relaxed, supportive, enjoyable and secure environment.

    ‘Wellness at the Old School’

    Carers can enjoy a well-deserved break as clients take part in a ‘wellness’ focused program offering a variety of activities including gentle exercise, guest speakers and social interaction.

    Every Tuesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, or 1:00 pm – 3.00 pm.

    Now open:

    Expressions of interest for full day programs at the ‘Old School’

    Contact us on (08) 8554 1801 to register your interest for Group Full-Day Respite. This will provide carers with a block of respite for the day.


    Please contact Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services on (08) 8554 1801 for more information.



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

    Respite is available for carers who live in Murray Bridge, the Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu and surrounding areas, 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 Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services on (08) 8554 1801.

    Please note that vacancies are subject to change at short notice. For the latest vacancy information, please contact us  (08) 8554 1801 or email: mbhcs@resthaven.asn.au