Respite Resources

istock_000079349307_xxxlargeDecision Guide for Choosing Respite

If you are unsure about whether or not you want or need to use respite services, the Respite Decision Guide for Carers can help you:

  • make decisions about services
  • realise the right time for you to use services
  • choose between respite services
  • make your life easier as you care for a person with dementia.

Resources to Help Choose Respite Services

Centre-based-Respite-Checklist

In-Home-Respite-Checklist

Residential Respite Checklist

Support Group Checklist

Printable Directory of Respite Services

The following printable directories of service were compiled in 2016 and are specific to the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. For more current information on services available, please visit HSNet Services Directory and enter your postcode and key words such as ‘dementia respite’ into the search field.