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Need some time away from your caring role?

Caring for someone is a big responsibility. To ensure you can continue in your caring role, it’s important to take some time off to focus on your own health and well being. Take a day to catch up with friends or attend appointments, or take a longer break knowing that your loved one is in good hands with ACH Group.

What services are available?

Home or Community Respite – Individual or Group

Our specially trained Support Workers or Volunteers can spend time with the person you care for in their own home, or out and about in the community such as at a park, shopping centre, coffee shop or community centre. All respite options provide opportunities for the person you are caring for to connect with others, get out and about, learn new things, and share and have fun, in a one-on-one or group setting.

Options include: collecting and recording a personal life story, learning to use an iPad, joining a walking, photography, fishing or gardening group, and participating in up-cycling tours.

Payment options include CHSP, HCP, NDIS and CF.

Dementia Specific Support

ACH Group offers dementia advisory service to assist carers with information and advice specific to their caring roles.

Residential Respite Care

Residential respite offers a unique opportunity for the person you care for to enjoy a ‘home away from home’ environment.

Social Activities

Our Social Support programs help people to maintain their social interests or foster new ones, through a range of local group or one on one activities.
Supporting people to get out and about and remain socially connected to new or old friends helps them to maintain their independence and improves their health and wellbeing. Specific groups are also available for younger people with dementia.

Stay with Me

Are you caring for someone at home? Do you feel you need assistance with overnight support? ACH Group can help.

A caring, qualified Support Worker can come to your home and provide overnight care for your family member in the comfort of their familiar surroundings. Staff are experienced in supporting people with a range of health conditions, including dementia.

Whether you just need a break for a night or some more extended time off – we can design a plan with you and the person you are caring for to meet both your needs.  Best of all, you can use your Home Care Package funding for this service.

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Short Stays

Flexible, short term supported overnight accommodation within the friendly and secure environment of one of ACH Group’s residential care homes – either Perry Park at Port Noarlunga or Highercombe at Hope Valley.

Call us on  1300 22 44 77 to discuss which respite service option is best for you and the person you care for.