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.
Caring for someone can be physically and emotionally exhausting, but regular breaks can help relieve stress. Find out about respite care here.
Planning access to respite services
Trusted information about planning access to respite services, including dealing with respite care staff and taking regular breaks.
More information about respite
Trusted information about respite care for people with dementia and their carers, including contact details to support services.
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.
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
Government programs that support respite
Trusted information about government programs that support respite, including assessments, types of support and contact details
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
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.
Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.