Adult Respite House

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Who can use the Adult Respite House?

  • Adults aged between 18 and 65 years
  • Individuals with moderate to high support needs
  • Adults with a disability (as recognised under the Disability Services Act NSW 1993)
  • People who reside in Albury and surrounding districts (Greater Hume Shire, Corowa Shire and Albury Shire)

Facilities

  • Five beds (two of which are hi/low electric beds)
  • One emergency bed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Two bathrooms
  • Electric hoist to assist with manual handling needs

Can you visit the Adult Respite House?

Yes, you and the person you care for are encouraged to visit before the initial respite stay.   Please phone for an appointment prior to visiting.

When is the Adult Respite House open?

The Adult Respite House is open seven days per week, including weekends, school and public holidays. Unless special circumstances apply, staff are not rostered on between the hours of 9.00am to 3.00pm weekdays.

Transport and Day Programs

An accessible vehicle is located at the house to transport guests during their stay. However, transport to normal day programs needs to be organised by the person’s carer. Aspire can assist carers to arrange transport to day programs via community managed transport, taxi’s or public transport.

 

For information on the Children’s Respite House, please click here.