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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.

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Respite care

Caring for someone can be physically and emotionally exhausting, but regular breaks can help relieve stress. Find out about respite care here.

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Planning access to respite services

Trusted information about planning access to respite services, including dealing with respite care staff and taking regular breaks.

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More information about respite

Trusted information about respite care for people with dementia and their carers, including contact details to support services.

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Types of respite

Trusted information about different types of respite care for people and their carers, including day respite, overnight respite, community respite and emergency respite.

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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

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Government programs that support respite

Trusted information about government programs that support respite, including assessments, types of support and contact details

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Help and support for carers of people with dementia

Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including help and support for family, friends and carers of people living with dementia

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Health and safety of carers of persons with dementia

It’s very important for carers of people with dementia to look after their own health and make sure the home environment is safe for them as well.

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Residential care

Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.

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