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Find respite services near Stratford

If you're a Carer in Stratford, it’s important to have regular breaks to maintain your wellbeing. Melba Support respite services near Stratford can help you. Melba has welcoming respite homes for adults in Traralgon and for adults and children in Sale. The person supported can enjoy a stay somewhere new while you take the break you need.

Being a Carer in Stratford, you will already know local spots to take the person for an enjoyable day out, such as picnics at Apex Park or watching a local game at Stratford football ground.

Our support workers love to take people supported on fun days out, and know some great local spots in Sale and Traralgon that supported people love to visit while in respite care. 

How long can a stay in respite services near Stratford be?

A stay at Melba Support’s respite services near Stratford could be overnight, for a few days, for an extended period over the school holidays, or some other period of time.

Whatever length of time you need for your short break, Melba can help. The most important thing is for you to ensure you are taking regular breaks to help you maintain your wellbeing and enable you to do other things.

What does a person supported in Melba respite care do?

There are numerous fun and educational activities an adult and child can do while in Melba respite care. These activities are designed to increase the person’s independent living skills.

Activities include:

· socialising with others and making new friends

· enjoying a meal out in a local café or restaurant

· going out to see a movie

· playing sport or watching a local game

· visiting local attractions

· participating in community events

· sensor activities around the home

· enjoying in-home activities such as reading, arts, crafts, games on Xbox and Wii

As your registered NDIS provider Gippsland, Melba Support aims to make the person feel welcome and enjoy a homely environment. It’s part of our goal for every person supported to live the life they want.

Support while in respite includes:

· daily tasks, such as meal planning, preparation, cooking

· personal care

· taking medication at the correct time

· developing independent living skills

Melba Support has respite homes for adults in:

· Sale

· Traralgon

· Ballarat

Melba Support has respite homes for children in:

· Sale

· Warragul

· Ballarat

· Cranbourne

· Frankston

With our respite home locations across Victoria, it gives you the chance to take a break somewhere new, and for the person you support to enjoy a new environment as well.

People with disability are in good hands with Melba Support, your trusted NDIS provider Gippsland.

Take the short break you need. Speak to us today about accessing Melba respite services for the person you support.

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

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