Taking a Break

We appreciate that sometimes you might need a break and some extra support. We can provide respite care at home or while accompanying you to an activity or outing of your choice

Respite care (in-home)

Our qualified personal care workers can provide respite care at home or while accompanying you to an activity or outing of your choice.

Day respite (in-centre)

You’ll find companionship and enjoyable activities and outings at our Social Connection Hubs. We’ll ask you what your interests and favourite pastimes are so that we can assist you in doing the things you love. From art and music therapy to cooking classes, eating out, and so much more

Overnight respite

Enjoy hotel-like accommodation with delicious and nutritious home cooked meals, social activities and outings, and a comfortable bed. Whatever you enjoy doing, we will assist you in doing more of it. From hosting an afternoon tea with friends to getting you out to the local bowls club, we’re here to make your time with us enjoyable.

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘I just love the people and seeing everyone’s smiling faces really makes my day. They are great company and I am really enjoying myself.’

Ann, Brotherhood Aged Care volunteer 

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘They're just very good people and they get on to things straight away - they won't let them linger’

Randall, In-home support client

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘Having the ability to be able to build long lasting relationships with our clients really does matter, you give a bit of your heart and I'm glad that at Brotherhood Aged Care we get the chance to do that.’

Alice, Client Advisor

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘I think the staff here enjoy what they're doing and they're proud. They've been the best support.’

Margaret, wife and carer

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘The group offers a lot of camaraderie. We have a lot of fun and laugh. Because dementia is a very strange thing to wade your way through.’

David, Younger Onset Dementia client

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘To see the relief in their face when they know that they don’t have to deal with those problems on their own. That we are here to help. That’s really rewarding.’

Michelle, Client Advisor

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘They are like family and mum's life is so much better because of their support’

Cheryl, daughter of client

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘They keep me in the picture all of the time. My Client Advisor is in touch with me regularly and offering me any services that are available and might be suitable for me. It makes a tremendous difference and I wouldn’t know where to begin without their help’  

Maria, In-home support client

GREAT FEEDBACK WE GET

‘I owe a lot to Alice (Client Advisor) She suggests things such as the Singing for Wellness program and I always say no at first. Then I think on it and realise that she is right, it is good for me to have a break too. I’m a juggler you see, I juggle caring for husband, the gardening, my handcrafted rug and seeing my friends. These lessons make me appreciate my free time’

Alison, In-home support client and carer

Get in touch

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Whatever your needs, our experts can talk you through all of your options.

Remember, you can still access a range of Brotherhood Aged Care services even if you are not yet assessed, currently on the waiting list or ineligible for a Home Care Package.

So, get in touch today and we’ll help find a solution that’s right for you.