I became, in my own mind, part of this family. And they've looked after me with all my needs and it's made me very happy.
At MACG, you're not just a resident—you're family. At each of our 9 aged care homes in Melbourne, we combine clinical support with a range of lifestyle activities.
Our residential respite care services provide quality care and a warm, home-like environment for residents. Read on to find out more about the respite care services we offer across Melbourne.
We're happy to help you with any questions you have.
MACG can help you feel at home with a variety of different residential respite care programmes. We have the expertise and experience to care for elderly Australians of all backgrounds.
We consciously operate a smaller number of aged care homes with fewer beds, so we have a greater ability to cater to your individual needs. It's a better way to provide respite care for the elderly. We tailor our care approach so residents feel comfortable, respected and at home.
Homes with fewer beds and a community atmosphere
Relationship-focused care approach based on family values
Honesty and transparency in everything we do
Highly qualified and experienced care teams
Everything you need to know about aged care, from budgeting to elder rights. We'll bust myths and answer questions, so you can make an informed decision.
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MACG residents spent many hours preparing for the Queen’s Jubilee & Birthday celebrations
Visits from children bring a real sense of joy to the residents, everyone is in the moment, and as a result, everyone benefits.
Our homes are warm and inviting, with high-quality facilities and friendly, qualified staff. Whether you're staying for a week, or just visiting for the day, our homes are a comfortable place to enjoy social connections. When it comes to respite care, Victoria has no better homes and services.
You won't be bored in our homes. We have a range of lifestyle activities and programs focused on fostering social connections, healthy activity, and emotional wellbeing.
Reaching out to the local community is an engaging and rewarding activity. That's why our Melbourne respite care residents and care teams have established a number of volunteer programs and regularly volunteer for charities of their choice.
We have 9 residential homes across Melbourne and regional Victoria. At each one, you'll experience a welcoming and inviting atmosphere.
Respite care is a practical and helpful solution if you are recovering from an illness or injury and require additional support. Sometimes, carers themselves just need a short break—which is where we come in.
Respite care refers to short stays in our homes. The respite day program is available for those looking to experience our communities before either joining for respite care or looking for long-term residential care. It's a non-committal way for elderly people to experience our aged care residences.
If you're staying with us, you'll need to bring:
Of course! MACG is your home away from home—you can have your friends and family over whenever you like. We have tea and coffee and some snacks available, and if you'd like to have a guest for dinner, you'll just need to let your care team know in advance.
We have partnered with allied health professionals. Services range from remedial massage and occupational therapy to dentists, optometrists, and geriatricians. When you stay with us, you will need to pay out of pocket for these services.
Yes, we will provide a dietitian-approved meal plan with suits your needs during your stay. All food is cooked on-site by our professional catering team.
Schedule a call with us and get all the information you need.Call (03) 9428 2800
Is there anything else you'd like to know? Contact us – we're happy to help.