Home and Community Respite
Alzheimer’s WA provides a range of respite and social support services designed to give carers a break and provide you with meaningful engagement, therapeutic activities and social connections. Our services are based on your needs. They have been developed with the latest research and models on how to best support a person living with dementia.
Our services are:
- Designed with you for your needs
- Flexible and provided at a time you need
- Designed to enable continuity of your support worker
- Available through subsidised government funded programs, through your home care package or you can pay privately
- Focused on outcomes to achieve what is important to you.
Social Support Groups and Clubs
Social support groups and clubs provide an engaging and fun environment for people living with dementia to socialise, remain active in the community, make friends and maintain relationships. Members have input into club outings and activities to ensure the clubs are meeting your needs.
Social support groups and clubs are available throughout the metropolitan area and in some regional centres.
We can provide individual services in your home, or in the community, to support you to continue living independently and engaging in the activities of your choice. These services are flexible to meet your individual needs and can be adjusted to suit you as your needs and wishes change too. As well as accessing our Short Stay Respite services (as below) we can also provide in home overnight respite if your carer needs a break but you’d prefer to stay in a familiar environment.
Short Stay Respite Services
Alzheimer’s WA recognises that at times it is good (and necessary) to have a break. Our short stay respite services provide an opportunity for you to have a break while your loved one enjoys a few days in our dementia-specialist enabling households.
Each house features enabling design, a wide range of therapeutic activities tailored to the individual and most importantly friendship and laughter. We recognise that everyone is different and support individual choice to ensure that the short stay provides a home environment and activities tailored to your loved one’s wishes.
Private bedrooms can be personalised to help with a sense of familiarity and we work closely with you to learn about routines, like and dislikes and any health concerns that may impact on a stay with us. We recognise the important of being comfortable and confident that your loved one is enjoying a great experience, supported by our caring dementia expert staff.
For more information about any of our services, and how we can best support you to live well with dementia, please contact our Customer Support Team on 1300 66 77 88 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In home care features
Types of care
Additional details: In home services provided are based on individual assessment & offered as part of referrals or on a fee for service basis; respite can be organised in community settings as well as at home
Health service features
Additional details: In home services