Flexible respite

Flexible respite services for people with dementia and their carers

Information for consumers

Consumer companion guide: diagnosis, treatment and care for people with dementia

Flexible respite considers the needs of the person with dementia as central, alongside the needs of the carer. This brochure explores the different types of respite services that are available, why they are important to both the person living with dementia and their carers, and provides tips on how to make the most out of respite services. 

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Information for service providers

Dementia Guidelines

This brochure for service providers argues the need for change in our approach to providing respite services. It provides the key features of flexible respite as described by consumers, and provides examples of good practice across Australia.

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