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Find quality respite care in Miners Rest

If you're a carer of a person with disability and you need to find respite care in Miners Rest, you're in the right place. Melba Support is right here for you.

It's important for carers to take regular breaks from caring to maintain a level of wellbeing. Let Melba do the caring for a while. Our staff make the person feel welcomed in our respite homes, and enjoy taking supported people on fun days out. In Miners Rest, that could include a picnic in Miners Rest Park, getting back to nature on a walking track along Burrumbeet Creek, or a quick trip into Ballarat. 

Melba respite care will enable you to take the break you need while the person supported is cared for. 

How long does a person stay in respite care?

Melba respite care (short term accommodation and assistance) can be for:

· a night

· a few days

· another length of time as arranged with Melba

In Miners Rest, Melba offers dedicated respite services for:

· adults

Melba respite services for children are available just down the road in Ballarat.

During the stay, the person is supported in every way. Care is individually tailored to the person's needs and interests, in order to enjoy the benefits of respite care.

What do supported people do at Melba respite service?

Melba respite care in Miners Rest provides numerous fun activities for the person to be engaged in. These are designed to assist the person to grow in confidence and independent living skills while having fun at the same time.

Some activities include:

· socialising

· making new friends

· having a meal out or seeing a favourite movie

· playing a sport

· visiting a local park, dam, and other attractions

· being involved in community events

· in-home activities such as arts, crafts, sensor activities, XBox and Wii games

The person is fully supported by qualified Melba support staff, which gives you the peace of mind you need.

Melba Support quality respite services

As a registered NDIS provider Victoria, Melba is committed to offering a high standard of respite care in Miners Rest. The stay is in a homely environment with qualified support staff ensuring the person enjoys their activities and has their support needs met.

Support at a Melba respite service includes:

· doing daily tasks, such as planning, preparing and cooking the person's favourite meals

· personal care, such as showering and teeth cleaning

· growing independent living skills

· taking medication on time

Locations of Melba respite services for children across Victoria are:

· Ballarat Central

· Sebastopol

· Cranbourne

· Frankston

· Warragul

· Sale

Locations for Melba adult's respite in Victoria are:

· Miners Rest

· Ballarat Central

· Traralgon

· Sale

As a carer, you can enjoy a short break while the person you know is fully supported by Melba. Arrange respite care now.

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

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