Caring for someone can be a challenging role. Carers of older people may need support so that they can provide the best care possible.

We can give carers advice, support, training and respite, so they and the person they care for can continue to live the best life they can.

 

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre

Do you care for an older person and/or for someone living with a disability?

Caring can be challenging and there may be times when you need a break. Our Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre provides support, respite and advice.

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Dementia Education and Training

If you care for someone living with dementia, education and training can increase your confidence and competence.

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Overnight Respite

From time to time, you may need a short break from your caring role.

Eyre House is an overnight community respite service which can support the person you care for in suitable holiday-style accommodation.

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Respite Care in Rural Areas

It can be hard to find respite if you are a carer living in a rural or remote area.

Our respite services can help. We provide regular and ongoing respite in regions where no other suitable service is available, and can arrange respite for emergency situations.

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Respite Care Packages

As a carer, it’s important that you are involved in making choices about respite care. Consumer Directed Respite Care can help, offering packages through the Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre.

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