Respite

Manor Court strive to create a welcoming atmosphere that encourages a vibrant home-like sense of lifestyle. Staff are dedicated to building relationships with our respite residents and their families offering care, meaningful conversation and companionship.

Caring for a loved one can sometimes become overwhelming. Residential Respite provides caregivers the opportunity to take time out for themselves and reconnect with life knowing their loved one is in a comfortable, safe and secure environment. Caregivers can enjoy 100% peace of mind that a qualified team of Registered Nurses, Carers and Lifestyle division are providing exceptional, dignified care.

Respite residents have access to the following during their stay;

  • Communal Living Areas to Relax and Entertain
  • Dedicated Lifestyle Team
  • Qualified team of Registered Nurses and Carers including a Division 1 Nurse who is on call 24 hours
  • Nutritious Meals and Snacks prepared by our two Fully Qualified In-House Chefs
  • Latest Equipment and Technology ensuring Safety and Security
  • Library
  • Hairdresser
  • On-Site Laundry Service
  • In-House TV Channel
  • Free WI-FI Access in all areas
  • Cleaning and Maintenance Service
  • Daily care Assistance (Showering, Dressing, Mobility)
  • Werribee Metro Station, numerous Bus Stops and the local shopping precinct all within walking distance
  • Beautiful Gardens and Courtyards
  • Podiatry and Physiotherapist Weekly Visits
  • Multicultural Services including organised visits to community festivals and celebrations of cultural significant occasions
  • Manor Court Facility Bus
  • Air Conditioning and Heating Systems in public living spaces
  • Quality Furnishings and Carpeting
  • Snooker Table and Activities Room
  • Skype Access in Computer Area
  • Walking Track within the boundaries of Facility
  • Secure Open Gardens

 Respite Room Description

  • Linen & Towels
  • Large Wardrobe Storage
  • Basic Furnishings
  • Heating and Cooling (Fan)
  • 24/7 Nurse Call Bell in Bedroom and Bathroom
  • Carpeted Bedroom
  • Access to Outdoor Areas and Gardens
  • Kitchenette + Fridge (Except Garfield Area)
  • WI-FI Access
  • In House TV Station connection to personal TV
  • Modern Fixtures

Respite Care Services

  • In house Laundry Service
  • Dedicated Lifestyle and Activities Team
  • Tailored Lifestyle Programs to Assist Mental and Physical Wellbeing
  • Medication Management
  • Cleaning and Maintenance Service
  • Daily care Assistance; Mobility, Showering. Medications, Laundry
  • Podiatry and Physiotherapist Weekly Visits
  • Qualified team of Registered Nurses and Carers including Division 1 Nurse who is on call 24 hours
  • Emergency Situation Care
  • Facility Transport
  • Consistently Government Accredited
  • Free Parking
  • Access to Key Medical Services onsite
  • Support for Wounds & Medical Conditions
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Emotional Support

Residential Respite Care is subsided (Eligibility Conditions Apply) by the Government for people with an Aged Care Assessment or My Aged Care Support Plan, giving the person you care for access to 63 days of Respite per financial year. The fee is set twice a year (March & September) by the Australian Government.

There is a basic daily care fee to cover the cost of the care. The person seeking residential Respite must have an Aged Care Assessment or My Aged Care Support Plan stating approval for respite.

Please Note: High Care Respite is subject to room availability and is not always accessible.

 

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Please bring ACAT Assessment or My Aged Care Support Plan

For further information, please visit www.myagedcare.gov.au or call 1800 200 422