Anyone wishing to enter respite care is required to undergo an assessment to find out the level of care that person will require. This assessment is known as an ACAT/ACAS assessment.
Melbourne Aged Care Group offers respite care for emergency, day and short-term stays to give you and your carer the peace of mind you need.
In this guide, we've put together a straightforward explanation of the costs of respite care. See for yourself just how simple and affordable quality respite aged care can be.
Respite care is an essential element of aged care services delivered in Australia. If you are eligible, you can access up to 63 days of this care service, giving you and your carer a break from traditional care duties.
Looking to book in for respite care but concerned about the cost? Read on to find out all about the costs of respite care and how to put that money to best use.
Does Medicare cover respite care? Let us walk you through the financial side of a respite stay so that you can get the right level of support and care.
Sometimes, urgent situations occur, but this doesn't mean people receiving care supports are left without. Find out what is included in emergency respite care.
You can access up to 63 days of subsidised respite care in a financial year, to help give you and your carer a break from your usual care arrangements.
Long term respite care offers you and your carer time and space apart. And at MACG, we provide rich lifestyle programs to keep you busy and active.
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Your loved one will be cared for with full respect for their cultural and linguistic heritage. MACG is devoted to every resident, and is a trusted name for round-the-clock aged care in Melbourne.
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Day respite care services are a popular option for those who don't need or want to live in a residential care home full-time. Find out what kind of day respite care services we offer.
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We have written this guide to give you an understanding of the rights of aged care residents and their families, the obligations and responsibilities of care providers, and how to find out if a provider is maintaining the level of care they should be.
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