Exploring Respite

This course is available in
All states

This session is about the process of considering respite services and preparing for them. It includes information about types of respite, how to access services, and strategies for preparing for respite. Participants will also be supported to recognise their emotions and share any concerns about respite.  

Dementia Australia’s facilitators have specialist dementia knowledge, skills and experience. This session is delivered interactively, you will be encouraged to share your experiences alongside other participants giving you an opportunity to develop new support networks. 

Suitable for: People living with dementia and their family carers and family members. It is recommended that participants have previously attended an introductory session on dementia.

This session can be delivered on behalf of aged care and disability service providers onsite to people living with dementia and their families. If you would like to discuss onsite delivery, please contact the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500. 

This session is not suitable for professional carers or people employed in the health or aged care industries. The resources, content and delivery will not meet the needs of professionals. To explore Dementia Australia’s range of professional development, please visit the Centre for Dementia Learning