Respite and disability services

Respite services offer carers of people with disability a temporary break from their duties to rest and recover from the physical, mental and emotional impact of their role as a carer.

Respite care can be planned short periods of support or unplanned emergency support.

Respite services can be provided as in-home care or in other accommodation.

For more information about respite services or to find support services call your local disability office or 1800 139 656.

Last updated: 27 June 2017