Short Term Accommodation

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Looking For Short Term Accommodation? We understand that the need for short term care can arise suddenly and for a range of reasons.

Our Short Term Accommodation services are a quality respite program where your loved one will be looked after in a comfortable and relaxed environment. They are the perfect home away from home for people with disability to enjoy over a weekend or a few weeks. Respite can strengthen a family’s ability to care for a loved one with disability and stay together as a family.

Short Term Accommodation
While your loved one is looked after, a carer can enjoy:
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A night of uninterrupted sleep

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A weekend break at planned intervals during the year
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A perfect opportunity to do renovations or upgrades around your house.
NOTE: If you are only wanting a couple of hours during the day to ‘do your own thing’ – Please contact Day Programs
What’s included?
Afford Respite is a fun and inclusive environment. You can try new activities, make friends all in a safe and supported environment.
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24/7 hours staffed, fully furnished, self-contained, accessible house
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All meals provided throughout the day including breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon tea
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Fun activities including lunches, concerts, football, fetes etc
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Amazing meals with the ‘cooking up a storm’ program

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Personal care and support throughout the day and night
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A secure and vibrant community where all of our residents needs are met each and every day
Short Term Accommodation
Short Term Accommodation

Is Short Term Accommodation covered under the NDIS?

Respite may be an area that can be confusing for many people transitioning to the NDIS. The NDIA now recognises the importance of carers and families maintaining their health, wellbeing and resilience in order to meet the needs of people with disability.

There are three levels of respite-like supports available for funding as part of plans:

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Level 1: 7 to 14 days per year to allow the carer to attend key activities
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Level 2: 14 to 28 days per year and includes a strategy to build capabilities for future independence.
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Level 3: Equivalent of 28 days per year, when the carer provides support most days and informal support is at risk of not continuing due to the intensity of the support required or severe behavioural issues.
If you are eligible for respite funding, it will include funding for accommodation in a group residence for a short period of time – typically up to 14 days at a time. It will also include support for self-care, food, and activities.
Short Term Accommodation

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