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Is there children's respite care near Frankston?

If you’re looking for children’s respite care near Frankston, you’re in the right place. Melba provides respite care for children and young people right here in Frankston and also in Cranbourne.

Carers need to take regular, short breaks to maintain wellbeing and be at their best for the person supported. Taking the person out into the community is an important part of that care. In Frankston, that could be a meal at a favourite café in downtown Frankston, spending time on the Frankston foreshore, visiting Oliver’s Hill lookout, or a number of other local activities.

Our support workers know the great local spots near Melba's respite homes to take people in respite care for a great day out. It's all part of our service as a registered provider of respite care in Melbourne.

What activities do children do in respite care near Frankston?

Melba is a registered NDIS provider Melbourne, offering a high quality of care, and that includes the activities we provide.

When it comes to respite care near Frankston, activities can include:

· a meal out at a local café, going out to see a movie

· visiting Frankston beach

· playing a sport or watching a local game

· engaging in other community activities

· sensor activities around the home

· art and craft activities

· watching favourite TV shows and playing games on Xbox and Wii

· socialising and making new friends

The person can choose activities to engage in with all support provided by our support workers. Activities also build resilience, capacity and independent living skills.

How long does the person stay?

Short-term accommodation and assistance can mean:

· overnight

· a day

· several days

· time over the school holidays

· some other length of time as arranged between yourself and Melba

Level of personal care at Melba

Our services actually started way back in 1972 in Lilydale supporting people with disability. We grew from there to being an  NDIS provider Melbourne and across Victoria with a broad range of services and supports for people with disability.

We work hard to provide a high level of personal care. As a testimony to that, Melba was a winner in the National Disability Awards 2023 in the category "Excellence in Service Quality". This recognised Melba as a provider of the highest standard of health and wellbeing for people who access our services.

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When the person you support has a short stay at Melba, care is individually tailored to the person’s needs, interests and tastes.

This includes:

· personal care

· daily tasks, such as meal planning, preparation

· ensuring medication is taken correctly and on time

Being a registered NDIS provider Victoria, Melba respite homes are located across the State. This makes it convenient if you want to take a short break somewhere new. It means there is probably a Melba respite care home nearby where the person you support can enjoy a short stay.

Melba respite care for children is located in:

· Cranbourne

· Frankston

· Ballarat Central

· Sebastopol

· Sale

· Warragul

Melba respite care for adults is located in:

· Ballarat Central

· Miners Rest

· Sale

· Traralgon

For respite care near Dandenong, contact the Melba Support Customer Engagement Team on 1300 696 352 or fill in the contact us form below.

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