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Bisdee clients visiting Windsor for mid week activities

Respite care

  • To relieve any social isolation experienced at home.
  • For support at short notice when a carer unexpectedly needs to be away from home or needs a break.
  • For occasional or regular support to enable carers to maintain other commitments and social activities.
  • Rest after hospitalisation and treatment.
  • Fully accessible self-contained room with call bell
  • 24-hour staff support
  • Catering for all meals
  • Access to nursing care
  • Assistance with medications
  • Inclusion in all activities and bus trips
  • Social interaction with people of a similar age who live at Glenview or independently.
  • People who are over 65 years old, live in the community and have a carer (a family member or friend) who assists them to remain at home.
  • Anyone who assists a person over 65 years old to help them to remain living at home. 
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people aged over 50 years old.

To find out more about respite care, see the My Aged Care website.

Carer stands behind a woman in a wheel chair.

Respite clients stay in a standard room, alongside Windsor residents for a minimum of 7 days, this includes social support, clinical care, and activities.

Take a virtual tour of the Windsor gardens, spacious rooms, and the Derwent Room activities area with spectacular views.