We offer short-term respite services to suit all your needs.
St Michaels offers you accommodation and integrated services in a comfortable, fun environment at our Desmond Wood complex. This is a flexible service that enables you and your family or carer to take a break.
Taking a short break from one another can be beneficial. Our emergency respite services are there when you need them, providing fun activities and the reassurance of high-quality support.
24-hour Temporary Support
You can stay for one day or longer, depending on your needs and the situation. The program is designed for you to feel comfortable and settled as soon as possible, no matter how long you stay. For 24-hour support we provide:
- Support for self-care
- Food and activities
How do I know if this service is in my plan?
- It will be listed under the Support Category ‘Assistance with Daily Living’ (Support Category 1.01)
- Look for ‘Short Term Accommodation and Assistance’ in your plan
Where is it available?
We offer emergency accommodation and short-term respite at our Desmond Wood Complex.