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Respite Care for Caregivers

Person-centred support puts your loved one in capable and caring hands, while you recharge and catch up on life. 

Respite care provides flexible support for you and your family members. Whether you need emergency respite or regular or one-off intervals, we can relieve the pressure and prevent burnout with personalised care. At Care Takers WA, our reliable respite services are designed to offer an enjoyable experience. While carers free up time for themselves, our qualified team will look after the individual in care and meet their specific needs and routines. 

Why is Respite Care Important?

Respite care means taking a break from caring. Caregiving is rewarding when it helps someone you love in need - but it can be physically and emotionally exhausting. We encourage you to take a break from your caring role, recharge your batteries and return refreshed and ready to provide the best possible support. 


During respite, your loved one is paired with a like-minded support worker. Respite care aims to meet both of your needs, helping to prevent social isolation and creating a change of scenery.

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Avoid excessive exhaustion with our responsive respite care. Our services include:

  • 24/7 one-on-one support

  • One-off or regular intervals of respite

  • Capacity-building activities

  • Culturally-sensitive support

  • Planned and emergency respite care 

  • Holiday assistance (domestic and international)

  • Backup respite care when your primary carer is away

  • Support when searching for private carers

High Quality Respite Care in Perth

Informal respite care is often provided by family or friends, while formal arrangements are made via elderly-care and disability programs. The type of respite care you choose depends on your situation, special needs, and options available where you live. 


Care Takers WA is a trusted NDIS provider with experienced multilingual support workers.


We offer various types of respite care including:

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In-Home Respite

Take a break from caregiving duties while staying in the comfort of your home. You can schedule in-home respite care in advance or for last-minute arrangements. While in-home respite care is typically done by registered nurses and support workers, friends and family can also be trained to appropriately care for loved ones. 


Our flexible scheduling options for respite care cater to your family’s needs, reducing stress and making premium support accessible. 

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Centre-Based Day Respite

Centre-based care (CBC) is provided by trained support workers at day centres and community clubs. This respite care runs from 10 am to 3 pm and includes recreational activities and social outings to spark connections in a safe environment. This is important for the care recipient, helping to maintain essential social and life skills. We also provide transport to and from community centres.

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Overnight and Weekend Respite

Our team understands the challenges of balancing caregiving with other responsibilities. Whether you need overnight or weekend respite care, or want to book time away in a new setting, assisted living facilities offer quality support and supervision at home or in a licensed residential setting. Host family homes are available for respite care in Perth and cottage-style houses or hotels for a comfortable home-away-from-home. 


Wherever you and your family feel happiest, we have short-term accommodation that includes all the personal care needed. Support, food and community access can be provided for respite care. 

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Community Access Respite

Take a short break from caring responsibilities and let us support your loved one.


Our NDIS respite care offers support workers to take the person you care for to appointments. It could be a regular hydrotherapy session or a social activity. We’ll take over for a few hours, a day or an evening, caring for them while they socialise or attend a group or class. 


Community respite provides quality care for activities such as arts and crafts, dance, music, cooking and nutrition lessons, movie and coffee outings, visiting local attractions or special events, and attending parties and picnics. 

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Residential Respite Care

This type of respite care involves short stays in facilities such as aged care homes and supported accommodations. If the person you care for needs 24/7 help, residential respite can be scheduled when you need a break or organised in an emergency. 


The length of stay can vary from overnight care to several nights or weeks. Make sure you understand your respite care options before planning residential support. 

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Emergency Respite

If you cannot provide care, our short-term respite is ideal for unexpected support. You and your loved one shouldn’t have to stress if illness, injury or other unforeseen circumstances get in the way. Emergency respite care ensures quality support at home or a temporary accommodation when needed most. Efficient, experienced and flexible to ease the stress of finding reliable care.

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Transition Care

If your family member has been in hospital and getting ready to be discharged, they may need more help when they’re home. Transition respite care offers short-term treatment-focused support. We assist with therapies such as occupational therapy, physio and speech therapy. Our carers can engage with dietitians and nutritionists, podiatry services, counselling and social work for the highest quality respite care. 


You can use transition care in various settings including hospitals, health centres, aged care facilities and homes. The respite length varies between two and six weeks, depending on your needed support. Transition care helps people regain their independence and confidence after a hospital stay, and reduces the risk of readmission. 

Contact us to learn more about our respite care in Perth. 

We provide efficient and empathetic support. Please feel free to reach out and book an appointment to discuss your needs. 

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