Respite Care

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Care tailored to individual needs

We understand that the need for short term care can arise suddenly and for a range of reasons. That’s why we offer a private respite program that provides short term accommodation in a comfortable and relaxed environment. We also know that no two people have the same reasons for requiring respite care, which is why we are flexible with our care and support options, tailoring them to individual needs. So, you can feel comfortable knowing your loved one will receive the right level of care and support from our qualified and experienced staff. Our rooms are fully furnished, well-appointed and ready to move into. They’re a perfectly comfortable setting for you to relax in.

When to consider respite care?

Respite may be planned or on an emergency basis.

  • Post-hospital:Designed to provide additional support after a hospital stay before they return home
  • Recuperation: Providing a little extra help after a fall or period of illness
  • Holidays: Care for when caregivers or family members go on holiday
  • Caregivers: When caregivers need time to recharge and want reassurance that their loved one will be cared for
  • Security: To allow time to consider the best long term option when living at home is no longer an option

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.


  • Studio, 1 or 2 bedroom apartments
  • Private bathroom
  • Open plan living and dining
  • Kitchen or kitchenette
  • Quality fixtures, furniture and linen
  • Television
  • 24-hour emergency call system

Included services

  • Daily meals (prepared fresh daily)
  • Morning or afternoon tea^ (often offered at village functions)
  • Housekeeping and linen services
  • Professional nursing and healthcare
  • In-house entertainment
  • Organised outings
  • Social gatherings

^Not all villages provide morning and afternoon tea.

Pay as you need

  • Assistance with showering and dressing
  • Nursing services
  • Carers available 24/7
  • Assistance with showering and dressing
  • Community health services
  • Hairdressing
  • Hearing clinic services
  • Medication management
  • Physio and Podiatry services
  • Transport and assistance
  • Visiting GP

Respite Care options

Aveo has a number of aged care communities that provides a range of care and services, depending on your needs.

Residential Aged Care respite

Government funded, and requires a free eligibility assessment with a member of an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT, or ACAS in Victoria).


  • Government funded (up to 63 days each year)
  • $49 per day

Private Aged Care respite

Private Aged Care respite is pay per use and doesn’t require an ACAT assessment.


  • Pay per use
  • $99 per day

Find out more about Respite Care

Call 1300 653 331 or complete the form below for more information

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