Respite provides the opportunity for you and your carer to have a break. It is short term and is provided either at your home or in the community.

Respite activities can include:

  • leisure activities such as playing cards or going for walks

  • social activities such as going out for a coffee

  • activities in your local community

  • personal care tasks such as help in the bathroom.

How to apply 

The level of support a carer is eligible for is based on an assessment of the person being cared for. To find out how the person being cared for can apply for services, visit Access aged care services.

Existing clients

If you already receive these services from the City of Boroondara, you can contact our Active Ageing Services.

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