Choosing the right respite care for your child is a big decision and for children with complex disability you need to ensure that their health support needs are met. There are different types of respite services that you can request for your child through the NDIS. Some families choose in-home support as this suits the needs of their child and their family.
In this article, we focus on centre-based respite care and how to find the right short-term accommodation to meet the needs of your child and your family. Here are some questions to think about and chat through with any potential respite provider.
Your child should feel at home and happy while receiving the support that they need for their safety, wellbeing, health and comfort. So that you can be confident too that they are being well cared for and supported.
At Xavier Place, we provide a home-away-from home for children, teenagers and young people with physical and multiple disabilities. We’re located in the leafy Brisbane suburb of Yeerongpilly, easy walking and wheeling distance from the Brisbane Tennis Centre and close to two major train stations.