Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
If you care for someone with dementia, your doctor can help arrange an assessment for that person or you can arrange one directly through My Aged Care.
Assessment for respite
Respite care is a short stay in an aged-care home. An assessment works out how much help you need, and the types of services you're eligible to receive.
Respite care for people with younger onset dementia
Trusted information about respite care for people with younger onset dementia, including health care plans, mental health care plans and care assessments
Respite care for carers of people with dementia
There are many ways to get respite care. Here is some information about the different types of respite care available and programs to look into.