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Respite Care

A range of respite care options, to provide you and your
regular carer with a well-deserved break.

Need someone to help with respite care?

Our respite care services ensure you continue to receive the support you need, when your regular carer may need to attend an appointment, travel or need some time out.

What can I get help with?

  • Personal care and support with daily tasks
  • Help with meals
  • Transport
  • Overnight assistance
  • Transition from hospital to home
  • Social support and company

Get started with Respite Care services

Find out more about how we can assist you today

Explore your funding options

  • Home Care Package
  • Commonwealth Home Support Programme
  • Private Funding

Talk to an expert

Get in touch to see how we can help you apply for funding through My Aged Care. We’ll give you the support you need throughout your application and assessment.

Ask us how we can help

Receive ongoing personalised support

We’ll work with you to define your needs and goals, so you choose the right services to support you to live independently in your own home for longer.

Already have a Home Care Package?

Switch to Australian Unity today to get the support you need from one of Australia’s oldest and most trusted service providers.

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The Australian Unity Difference

  • We've spent more than 175 years supporting Australians
  • Government approved - Use your Home Care Package 
  • Ongoing support - We're with you for the journey 
  • Flexible and personal care tailored to you
  • Wide range of services to meet your needs and goals
  • We’ll be there for you if your needs change

Remain living independently in your own home with our range of
Home Care Services

We will work with you to create a personalised care plan, tailored just for you.

Domestic Assistance

Help with household chores including light domestic cleaning, doing the laundry and changing and making the bed.


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In Home Nursing

Qualified nurses to care for your health at home and help you manage ongoing illness, medication, pain management and wound care.


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Health Services

Experienced healthcare professionals to support you with services to increase your physical and mental well-being.


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Visit a Home Care Service hub

Our local friendly staff can talk to you about all the Australian Unity services that can assist you to maintain your independence and help you achieve your goals. We can also help you understand the support options that may be available to you through government funding.
Visit our Home Care Service Hubs
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We will respond within 48 hours.
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