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Special services to give you a short break

Ballarat is loved for its wonderful heritage charm and abundance of lovely parks and lakes. There are plenty of great spots to unwind and enjoy time out such as the beautiful Lake Wendouree.

If you're a carer, you'll also need a short break from time to time. This is where Melba Support Services steps in. When you're looking for professional respite services near Ballarat, you don't have to look any further. 

Melba is a trusted NDIS provider Victoria. Our support staff can take over the caring for a while so you can take the break you need.

It could be for an overnight stay or for a few days. Either way, it'll enable you to deal with any personal matters, or simply rest and recharge. You get valuable time out while the supported person enjoys a change from the normal routine.

Melba offers dedicated respite services for:

  • adults

  • children

Each support service is individually tailored to the person's needs, tastes, and interests.

respite services NEAR ballarat offering a range of activities

As part of Melba's respite services, there are various activities that are offered depending on the length of the stay. These are designed to assist the supported person to gain confidence and independent living skills.

The activities can include:

  • socialising with others and making new friends

  • going to the movies or going out for a meal

  • playing a favourite sport

  • visiting parks and local attractions

  • participating in events in the community

  • enjoying in-home activities such as reading books, arts, crafts, playing games

The stay is fully supported and it's an important break for both you and the person supported.

Melba's caring respite services

For quality respite services near Ballarat, you're in the right place. Melba Support is proud to be a trusted NDIS provider Victoria. Our dedicated support staff ensures they meet all the needs of the individual in our welcoming and well-equipped respite homes.

This includes:

  • daily tasks, such as meal planning and cooking

  • personal care, such as showering and dressing

  • developing independent living skills

  • taking medication

In Ballarat, our respite homes are located in:

  • Ballarat Central (Children and adults)

  • Miners Rest (Adults respite)

  • Sebastopol (Children's respite)

The person you support is in good hands with Melba. Speak to us today about accessing Melba respite services.

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

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