Whether you’re simply getting a feel for what becoming a resident might be like or simply need help caring for your loved one during a trying time, Berrington offers respite care for short-term stays.
Why Choose Respite Care?
Respite care is a fantastic way to better accommodate the transition of your loved one into permanent care.
At Berrington, their amenities are first-class 365 days a year. Caring staff strive to provide all for your loved one that we can, and during their stay, they’ll get a better idea of how their golden years are still full of promise.
From day one, fulfilling your needs and hopes is Berrington's number one priority, while bringing joy, ease and absolute comfort to your loved one.
Respite Care: Frequently Asked Questions
Will my loved one receive the same daily care as all permanent residents?
While each resident has differing needs, a resident in respite care has full access to Berrington's grounds, medical care or transport, five-star eateries and much more.
Does the option exist to extend residency permanently?
Certainly—in fact, it happens more often than you might think. Berrington's residents absolutely love being a part of the community, and families grow to understand that there really is no better place for their loved one to live out their golden years than Berrington.
Will I be able to visit my loved one?
Absolutely. In fact, Berrington encourage family members and friends to visit loved ones as often as they’d like. The beautiful grounds offer an incredible setting to spend time, play, eat and chat for as long as you’d like.
What is the cost?
Because every residents’ needs are different, it’s difficult to estimate an exact cost without meeting with you to discuss the needs of your loved one first and foremost.
Do respite residents need ACAT approval?
No, respite residents do not need ACAT approval. However, if the decision is made to become a permanent resident, ACAT approval is necessary.
To find out more about respite care at Berrington, give the friendly team a call today on 1800 237 746.