Those who provide assistance in the everyday life of the elderly may need a break from time to time.
Permanent residents in aged care communities are used to a friendly team who take shifts in caring for clients. For those who are in a home care situation, loved ones may be looking for short term support to assist with everyday tasks.
St Mary’s Aged Care is a reliable provider of respite care on the
Sunshine Coast. They offer support for those who are not in a permanent aged care arrangement so that the designated caregivers can rest.
Day respite or full aged care services can be arranged with a professional carer for days or weeks, depending on what the family needs.
St. Mary’s has been in the business of providing care for the older members of the Sunshine Coast community for many years.
They are an approved provider for aged care by the Australian Government.
Respite services helps in supporting the community
Respite care services are available to support the elderly members of the community as well as their loved ones.
Families can trust the reliable team to provide care whether at home or in the centre.
Caregivers are trained to establish a connection so that patients feel secure and comfortable with the temporary setup.
What are the kind of support services available
There is a wide range of respite care services available depending on the needs of the elderly.
Clients may need a carer around the clock or a day respite to support the main carer.
Services covered are basically everything the elderly need to continue their daily routine despite the absence of their primary carer.
Social support service
A carer provides assistance so that patients can continue to be active in their social circle.
Social support is essential for quality of life and overall well being.
Personal care is delicately carried out to help patients adjust to the temporary carer.
You can be sure that your loved one will be treated with utmost dignity and respect.
Support for disabilities
Respite care for elderly persons with disability is available.
Professional carers are trained to support mobility and other needs specific to the disability.
Preparation of meals
Respite services include meal planning and preparation.
Patients are given timely meals that meet their nutritional needs.
Nurses and other health care providers are available to manage patients with specific health concerns.
Nursing services for post operative care, sickness and many other situations are available.
Who are in need of respite care
Families who care for their elderly loved ones may be looking for respite care in order to travel or simply to take a rest.
Patients who are in need of extra support for times such as sickness, post operative situations, injuries and such may need nursing services on a temporary basis.
Day respite is for those needing support for their elderly loved ones during the day only.
Day respite centre
Day respite centre caters to the needs of the patients during the day.
This arrangement allows your loved one to receive support services in the centre during the day.
Approved Sunshine Coast aged care provider by the Australian government
St Mary’s is an approved provider of aged care, including respite care, service in the Sunshine Coast area.
Contact My Aged Care to receive advice on respite packages that your loved one is eligible for.
For respite services that are paid out of pocket, our team is happy to assist the family discuss the best value for their loved one.
Contact St. Mary’s for respite care options available.