Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services support eligible older people and their carers who live throughout the Limestone Coast, including the local government areas of Kingston, Robe, Naracoorte and Lucindale, Tatiara, Grant, Mount Gambier and Wattle Range.
Respite for carers of frail older people is provided by trained Resthaven home support workers. Support may include in home respite support or centre based extended day and overnight respite during the week for people who need a break from their caring role. Practical support assists older people and their carers to:
- Stay living at home
- Stay independent and in charge of their own life
- Keep in touch with family, friends and the community
- Keep leading a healthy and fulfilling life
- Keep contributing to the community.
Individually tailored services are based on need, and may be provided in the home or at community based venues.
Overnight community respite service, extended day centre based respite service for carers of older people with low and high level care needs; small group and in-home respite care, counselling / support for carers. Fee for service in-home care and support.
For more information telephone Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services on 1300 13 66 33.