Respite Care

Aveo Respite and Recovery

At Aveo we realise the importance of offering a respite program which provides short term accommodation in a comfortable ‘home away from home’ environment. That’s why we offer a respite program in 5 of our retirement villages around Australia. Our Aveo wellness philosophy promotes good health and wellbeing and we are dedicated in providing not only quality residential accommodation, but personalised care options to ensure you’ll always have the right care and support serviced by our qualified and experienced staff.

  • Aveo Respite Care does not require an ACAT assessment for admission, meaning no hold ups to ensure rapid access to respite care.
  • Fully flexible terms: Overnight, short term or longer term stays.
  • Aveo Respite also opens the door to meeting new people and discovering new interests as all our guests can enjoy all the amenities and activities provided to our full-time Aveo residents who currently enjoy life in one of our retirement villages.

When to consider respite care?

  • You are recovering from a hospital stay and you need some extra time, care and support before returning home
  • You need extra help to recuperate after a fall or incident at home
  • Your family is going away on holiday and you need support and companionship
  • You want to feel safe and secure in a friendly environment and need some time to refresh
  • You’re a caregiver and need some personal time to recharge and want to ensure the care, safety and support of your loved one.

Individual care

Our dedicated staff will work closely with families, carers and health professionals to ensure that individual preferences and needs are identified so we can facilitate a tailored plan. Our staff respect and ensure the privacy and confidentiality of all our guests as their wellbeing is our priority.

Your home away from home

At Aveo everything is provided to allow guests an enjoyable and comfortable stay in the safe surrounds of one of our retirement villages.

Family and friends are always welcome and with no set visiting hours, they can come and go as they please. In fact we encourage family members to enjoy a meal in the dining room^.

If you are looking for fresh company and conversation our residents love to socialise and our staff are always on hand for a chat.

^Additional charge for guest meals applies.


Each respite stay is accommodated in a well-appointed private serviced apartment featuring:

  • Studio or 1 bedroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Open plan living and dining
  • Kitchenette, in select villages
  • Quality fixtures, furniture and linen

All apartments are provided with a television and a 24-hour emergency call system which is constantly monitored. For peace of mind our emergency alert team are all first-aid trained.

Service Inclusions

We provide everything needed to enjoy a comfortable stay with services that include:

  • Daily meals (our chefs prepare fresh food daily)
  • Morning or afternoon tea^
  • Housekeeping
  • Linen services
  • Professional nursing and healthcare, services vary per village.

^Not all villages provide morning and afternoon tea.

Additional Services

Guests can also relax in the knowledge that we provide a range of outsourced services available on a ‘pay-as-you-need basis’.

  • Assistance with showering and dressing
  • Community health services
  • Hearing clinic services
  • Hairdressing
  • Medication management
  • Nursing services
  • Palliative care services
  • Podiatrist
  • Transport and assistance
  • Visiting GP

If you want to be part of village life and enrich your stay we have a wide range of amenities and activities to choose from including:

  • In-house entertainment
  • Organised outings
  • Social gatherings

For more information or to make a booking call 1800 316 940

Lynne Pocknee (Daughter of Roy Wade), Aveo Kingston Green - Respite Resident
" Dad was previously living in an independent unit at another Aveo Village – Edrington in Berwick but after the death of Mum, his failing health and loneliness prompted my… " Show More... Lynne Pocknee (Daughter of Roy Wade), Aveo Kingston Green - Respite Resident
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