• How to Apply for Respite Care

    Are you ready to take the next step?

    To be eligible for respite care, contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422, or visit the My Aged Care website.

    What’s the next step?

    After the assessment, you will receive a letter to let you know the outcome of your assessment. The letter will specify whether you have been approved for residential respite services and/or community respite services. Once approved, you may apply for services.

    • To book overnight respite within a residential care home (minimum stay is two weeks): Contact Residential Accommodation Enquiries, quoting your My Aged Care referral number on (08) 8373 9113 or email accommodation@resthaven.asn.au.
    • To book residential respite at Resthaven Mount Gambier:
      Please contact the Manager directly on (08) 8723 0911.
    • To book residential respite at Resthaven Port Elliot:
      Please contact the Manager directly on (08) 8554 2000.
    • For Community Respite Services, if you live in the southern metropolitan Adelaide area, call 08 8198 2060 and quote your My Aged Care referral number.
    • For all other areas, contact Resthaven’s Community Services on 1800 13 66 33 and quote your My Aged Care referral number.

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    Contact Us

    • Enquiring about employment? Please contact us via our careers page.

    Interested in residential respite? Call (08) 8373 9113 today!