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Where to find children's respite services in Sebastopol, Ballarat

Sebastopol is a suburb of Ballarat located on the southern rural-urban fringe. It's becoming a sought-after place to live in Ballarat, partly because the suburb is really going ahead with local amenities, fabulous shopping and eateries, and affordable housing. If you're searching for children's respite services in Sebastopol, Ballarat, you don't have to look any further. Melba has children's respite right here in Sebastopol.

It could be just overnight you're looking for, it could be for a few days, or over the school holidays. Whichever it is, you'll have the short break you need to deal with any personal matters or just rest and recharge.

The person you care for will also experience a pleasant change of scenery, fully supported in our caring respite home. All support is tailored to the person's individual needs, tastes, and interests.

What do children do at respite services in sebastopol?

Melba is a registered NDIS provider Melbourne and across Victoria, offering respite services for both children and adults. For children accessing respite services in Sebastopol, they can be involved in any number of fun activities that build confidence and teach independent living skills.

Some of the activities include:

  • socialising/making new friends

  • enjoying a favourite sport

  • visiting lakes, parks and local attractions

  • being involved in the local community

  • enjoying activities at the respite home such as reading, arts, crafts

  • being involved in sensory activities

  • watching favourite kids programs on TV or playing computer games

  • and more

The short break benefits both the child and the carer. It allows the carer to do other things and maintain a level of health and wellbeing.

The respite services

Melba has become a trusted NDIS provider Melbourne and across Victoria. We would like to think our respite homes are a 'home away from home'. We've made them comfortable, they are well-equipped, and a very welcoming environment with caring support staff.

The services can include:

  • daily tasks, such as assisting in the planning, preparation, cooking of meals, where applicable

  • personal care tasks, such as eating, teeth cleaning, etc.

  • developing independent living skills

  • ensuring all medication is taken

Melba has several respite homes across Ballarat, in:

  • Sebastopol (Children's respite)

  • Miners Rest (Adult's respite)

  • Ballarat Central (Children and adults)

When you take a short break, you can relax knowing the person is in good hands with Melba. To access respite services, speak to our team today.

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

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