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Where can you find respite care in Gippsland?

For people in Gippsland who want to take a break from a stressful routine, there are abundant natural attractions they can enjoy, such as Tarra Bulga National Park and the Gippsland Lakes. Carers of people with disability also need to take regular breaks to maintain wellbeing. When looking for respite care in Gippsland, you'll find Melba Support right there to help.

Melba Support has dedicated respite homes in various locations in the region to care for people with disability while their carers take the short break they need.

How long can a person stay in respite care?

Melba Support is a registered NDIS provider Gippsland offering short term and accommodation to suit the carer and person with disability.

The short stay can be:

· overnight

· for a few days

· over the school holidays

· or some other length of stay as arranged with Melba Support

One of the focuses of Melba Support is for people supported to live a fabulous life. To achieve this, Melba respite services are tailored to the needs and interests of the person supported.

What do people at Melba respite care in Gippsland?

This is a question which is frequently asked. Melba Support offers numerous activities for adults and children to engage in while in respite care. These are designed for the person to enjoy their stay, and grow in confidence and independent living skills.

Activities include:

· socialising and making new friends

· going out for a meal or to see a movie

· playing sport

· visiting local natural attractions

· participating in community events

· sensor activities around the home

· playing Wii and Xbox games

· creative arts and crafts, reading

There is always something fun and beneficial to do in respite care with Melba Support.

Melba's quality of respite services

If you're a carer you will know how important it is to take short breaks regularly. It will enable you to do other things while the person supported is being cared for by Melba. Being a registered NDIS provider Gippsland, you can be assured people with disability receive a high quality of services.

Respite care includes:

· assistance with planning, preparing and cooking meals

· all personal care such as teeth cleaning

· developing independent living skills

· taking medication on time

If you’re looking for respite care in Gippsland, Melba’s respite homes are located in:

· Warragul (Children)

· Sale (Children and Adults)

· Traralgon (Adults)

Take the short break you need.

Contact the Customer Engagement Team on 1300 696 352 or fill in the contact us form below.

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