Providing respite and relief

Residential respite accommodation is available for eligible people for a minimum of two weeks at Amber Aged Care. Shorter term respite arrangements can be provided by negotiation.

A period of respite gives much needed relief to the family carers and offers the opportunity to experience what living in a residential aged care facility is like. Our staff are qualified, insured, and police checked, providing affordable support when and where you need it.

How to apply for Respite Care

Step 1

Visit MyAgedCare and submit a Short-Term Care application

Step 2

Take a tour of our facility to ensure it is right for you

Step 3

Contact our friendly staff and supply your referral code

Frequently Asked Questions

How much residential Respite Care can I receive?

Depending on your home care package you may be eligible for up to 63 days of respite care a year.

Can I use Respite Care as a way to trial Amber Aged Care’s Residential Care?

Yes, we understand moving into a new home can be an overwhelming process and our team is here to support you as best as we can.

What are the costs for Respite Care?

The cost is 85% of a single person pension