integratedliving understands how important it is for carers to take some time out to relax and recharge. We have two respite cottages available in Tasmania, offering carers the opportunity to take a short break away from their caring responsibilities.
Our dedicated staff will provide the very best of care for your loved one in one of our comfortable cottages, allowing you time to enjoy some activities that may not normally be possible. Your loved one will enjoy a range of activities to ensure their stay is pleasant and relaxing.
Located within easy distance of food stores and shops, the cottages are available for a one-night stay or longer, depending on your needs.
- Enjoy relaxation time and recharge.
- Focus on your own health and wellbeing.
- Reconnect socially with others.
Our respite cottages are located in Fingal and Launceston, Tasmania and facilities include;
- 24-hour care by our Support Workers
- Taxi and transport assistance
- Barbeque facilities
- Designated outdoor area
- Television, DVD, phone, washing machine and dryer
- Accessible access via ramps
- Located near local food outlets and shops
- Stays up to seven nights available.
Costs and bookings
Nightly fee is $25. Fees are to be paid prior to respite period. You will be sent payment options form once your booking is accepted outlining how to make a payment. There are several ways to access our services and programs, including the funding options outlined below.
Bookings can be made by phoning the Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre Northern Tasmania 1800 052 222. Service providers and other people ringing on your behalf will need your consent before calling us.
No Aged Care Assessment Team referral is required.
This service is supported by National Respite for Carers Program funding through the Australian Government.
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