NovaCare proudly offers respite in your home services.
This service is suitable for people and families who wish to be supported at home, to give a primary caregiver a much needed break.
Our wonderful staff will visit your home to spend time with you and support you as necessary.
Respite at your home is available on both regular (i.e. weekly) and adhoc scheduling.
NovaCare’s existing clients and families are welcome to speak with their case manager to start the discussion.
Our services are also accessible to non NovaCare clients too, please contact our office to enquire.
Respite at your home can take place in varying frequencies, such as small amounts of time during the day, overnight, systematic or adhoc respite surrounding an event (i.e caregiver wishes to attend a wedding interstate).
The primary difference between the two is:
Our staff are kind and caring. NovaCare will endeavour to form a meaningful relationship through discussions, common interests and activities between ourselves and our clients.
We are often contacted to provide respite in your home for reasons such as post-hospitalisation support or simply regular respite.
NovaCare provides professional homecare services to people throughout the Hunter, please know that:
Please use our contact page for any enquiries.
People can access both our Ailsa Craig Cottage at Hamilton, as wel as receive respite supports at home.
We provide a mixture of day and overnight respite options (tailored to your requirements).
There are times when it is financially cheaper to access a group respite setting, these types of funding considerations can be discussed in detail with our team.
In most cases, one month is a general guideline.
For existing NovaCare clients and emergency cases, this timeframe can often be much shorter, assuming we have capacity.
For private or new applicants, we need to ensure that we can provide appropriate care to that person. We will ask questions surrounding topics such as medication, behaviours etc to appropriately strategise our supports.
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NovaCare services are never-lock in, and we will do our best to safeguard your preferences.