Nurse with an older lady who is receiving respite care as a short stay resident in a nursing homeWe offer short term respite care for people who do not require a longer stay or permanent admission to one of our care homes. 

Respite services are available to support an individual’s ability to live longer in the community by ensuring that family and other caregivers are supported.

All Curam Care Homes maintain respite care facilities based on bedroom availability.  Access to respite care services is subject to availability based on the need for temporary relief and the availability of facility resources.

A multidisciplinary team, consisting of Curam Care Homes Professionals, the individual and their caregiver, the attending physician and facility staff, provide:

  • assessment and referral services
  • nursing care and a person focused care plan
  • resident and caregiver support
  • self-care, health promotion, and prevention of illness or injury
  • recreation and socialisation opportunities
  • nutrition, laundry and housekeeping services
  • medical services in collaboration with our care home physician