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What Is In-Home Respite Care?

In-home respite care (also known as ‘carers break’) is temporary daytime care that takes place in a person’s home so that their carer can take a break from the demands of caregiving. Respite care is suitable for all older Australians with a full-time carer who have received and have been approved for residential care by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT).

In addition to in-home respite care, residential respite care services are available. Residential respite care is 24/7 care in a residential aged care village for a set period of time, with recipients eligible for up to 63 days of residential respite care, including in-home respite services.

If you are receiving or interested in applying for the Commonwealth Home Support Program or a Home Care Package and would like to learn more about our in-home respite care services, please contact Feros Care on 1300 090 256 and one of our aged care experts will be happy to assist you.

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