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Where to find children's respite services in Warragul

Warragul is one of the larger eastern towns in Victoria. With undulating hills and mountain vistas, close proximity to Melbourne, and affordable living, Warragul is one of the preferred places for Melburnians to downsize to or retire to. The town offers everything you can need. If you’re a carer of a person with disability, you’ll also find quality children's respite services in Warragul.

Melba has a respite home for children right there in town.

How long can the child stay?

Whether it is an overnight stay, for a few days, or over the school holidays, a child supported will receive the care needed from qualified Melba staff while you can have a short break. This will enable you to deal with any personal matters or just rest and recharge.

The child you care for will also enjoy an exciting change of scenery. Support is tailored to the child's individual needs, tastes, and interests.

What do children do at respite services in Warragul?

During time at the Melba respite home in Warragul, children can be involved in many fun activities and learn new independent living skills that build independence and confidence.

Some of the activities children do at Melba respite include:

· playing a sport

· making new friends and socialising

· enjoying activities such as watching favourite tv shows, reading, arts, crafts

· joining in with sensory activities

· playing computer games

· enjoying activities within the local community

· visiting local attractions such as parks, lakes, and historical sites

· and more

It is important for carers to have a short break regularly to maintain health and wellbeing, and to attend to other things. The quality care children need, can be found at Melba Respite homes.

What respite services does Melba provide for children?

As a trusted NDIS provider Victoria, Melba Support has established quality respite homes which are designed to be a 'home away from home'. They provide a warm, homely comfort, they are well-equipped to provide full support, and have caring support staff.

Care includes assistance with:

  • daily tasks, such as planning, preparing and cooking meals, where applicable

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

  • taking medication correctly and on time

  • fun activities

  • activities that boost independent living skills

Melba’s respite homes in Victoria

Melba has children’s respite care located across Victoria, in:

  • Warragul

  • Sale

  • Ballarat

  • Cranbourne

  • Frankston

Melba also has adult respite care, in:

  • Traralgon

  • Sale

  • Ballarat

As a carer of a child supported, you can have peace of mind, knowing that when you take a short break, the person receives the quality care they need from Melba Support.

To access Melba’s respite services, speak to the team today.

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

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