Multicultural Aged Care Centre Based Respite provides ethno specific structured group activities to develop, maintain or support independent living and social interaction for frail-aged people and respite to their carers. Each language group receives one day per fortnight of service. The groups catered for are: Vietnamese, Chinese, Italian, Greek and Arabic. Participants must reside in the Canterbury LGA. Transport and food are provided as are culturally relevant educational activities. Anyone can make a referral to the service.