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Respite / Short Term Accommodation

Respite / Short Term Accommodation is offered to families of children or adults with disabilities and high support needs through Carpentaria’s Home Away From Home program, providing short periods of time in a home setting with peers and support people.

Respite / Short Term Accommodation provisions are tailored to meet individual client and family needs.

The Home Away From Home program provides:

  • Regular opportunities for families to take time out from day to day care responsibilities
  • A person-centred and family-centred approach
  • A safe and nurturing home environment for people with disabilities, along with opportunities for social engagement and group activities
  • Support for families to develop community networks, support systems, skills and routines, as well as to build family capacity
  • A user friendly and open-door service

Participants will take part in activities they enjoy and could include swimming, horse riding, BBQs and picnics.

Carpentaria offers a responsive and flexible service, which is designed to meet the needs of your family. One off or sporadic requests for support are accommodated whenever possible.

Carpentaria is a registered NDIS provider for Respite / Short Term Accommodation services. Further details about the NDIS is available here or contact us for further details.