Respite provides the opportunity for you, as a carer, to have a break from your caring role.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.

Before you can use our services

You need to be approved by My Aged Care to receive respite services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) before we can provide you with these services.

How to access My 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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