Cottage/Overnight Respite

Weekend and overnight respite care at our state of the art facility.
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A home away from home

Spending time apart can be refreshing for carers and their loved ones, giving both a chance to tend to their wellbeing in different ways.

Cottage Respite is an opportunity to enjoy time away from home while your loved one takes a break from their caring responsibilities.

Supports designed around your needs

Private bedrooms

Our comfortable and well-appointed bedrooms give you privacy during your stay.

All meals provided

We prepare tasty and nutritious meals, and accommodate different dietary requirements.

Enjoy a range of activities

Choose from fun activities such as reading, craft, cognitive games and more.

Personal care support

We'll help you with tasks like getting dressed, showering and grooming so you can be comfortable during your stay.

Enjoy some books and TV

We have TV and plenty of books for those who want to enjoy some quiet downtime.

Opportunity to socialise

We provide plenty of opportunities to make friends and spend time with people in your stage of life.

Contact us to see how LiveBetter can help

1800 580 580

What can I expect when I stay for Cottage Respite?

We provide Cottage Respite once a month, typically from Friday 5pm until Monday 9am – although we can offer specific dates on request.

Our services and activities are designed around our guests. Each person can choose what they’d like to take part in, whether it’s reading books, listening to music, joining in a group activity or chatting with others.

We accommodate a maximum of 3 or 4 people at one time, as catering for small groups ensures we can meet the highest standards of care.

Other benefits of our Cottage Respite service include:

  • Relaxing in a home-like environment that feels like a weekend away
  • Excursions to local attractions, including farmer’s markets and community events
  • Opportunities to be social and engage with others
  • A wide range of activities to choose from so you can stay active
  • A flexible service that adapts to suit each person’s need
  • An opportunity for carers to have a break, confident their loved one is in safe hands

Please note that guests are to provide their own medication in Webster packs, and their own incontinence aids.

Funding Cottage Respite

You can receive LiveBetter's Cottage Respite through your:
  • Home Care Package
  • Commonwealth Home Support Programme funding

You can also pay privately for this service.

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