Short term Accommodation (Respite)

A home away from home

Brightside Healthcares short term accommodation (STA/Respite) is a home away from home for people with disability. Supports are delivered by our qualified and friendly staff providing a multitude of activities in a safe and supportive environment where you can learn new skills, build your independence and interact with the ones closest to you.

 Medium term accommodation is also available at our STA’s for participants requiring accommodation for a longer or undetermined periods while transitioning into a more permanent home.

What is included in Short and Medium Term Accommodation?

Whether you are looking for short or medium stays, our fully accessible respite accommodation services provide the perfect environment for children, youth and adults with disability to enjoy a fun and relaxing stay while carers take a break from daily routines.

24/7 Specialised Support

Specialised staff available 24/7 providing support during overnight short and extended stays.

Fully Accessible

An accessible environment that provides all the support you will need.

Nutritious Meals

Balanced and delicious meals including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

Fun Activities

Enjoy social activities, excursions, relaxation therapies and more during your stay.

Understanding Short & Medium Term accommodation

We aim to provide all the information you need to find the right solution for your needs. If your question remains unanswered, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are more than happy to assist you with your Supported Independent Living enquiry.

Under the NDIS, short term accommodation, also known as respite, is a short or long stay in a residential home shared with other guests.

Set in a home environment you’ll receive support from qualified staff with your daily routines and activities as well as develop new skills, meeting others, and trying new things.

Short term accommodation provides an opportunity for carers and residents to enjoy a break from their usual routines in a supportive out of homestay environment for people with disability.

Medium term accommodation is available at our STA’s for participants requiring accommodation for a longer or undetermined period while transitioning into a more permanent home.

Regardless of which Brightside Healthcare short term accommodation you choose for your loved one, you will find:

  • 24/7 specialised staff support;
  • accommodations open throughout holiday breaks and public holidays;
  • fully accessible environment;
  • accommodation available for children, youth and adults with disability;
  • overnight stay, short and extended stays available;
  • nutritious and balanced meals throughout the day, including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner;
  • social activities, excursions, relaxation therapies and much more.

Short term accommodation is NDIS funded. This funding is listed under core supports in the support category Assistance with Daily Life.

For more information visit the NDIS Price List.

During your stay at all of our short term accommodation services you’ll be supported with:

  • cooking and food preparation as well as nutritional support;
  • medication and personal care;
  • recreational and social activities such as going to local parks, out for dinner, to the movies or other activities which you desire;
  • building social circles and meeting new people;
  • building independence away from your usual core supports to develop new skills.

You can stay as short or as long as you need. There are short one or two night stays available or more ongoing options that may suit your requirements.

Brightside HealthCare’s short term accommodation services can also be utilised as a transition into Supported Independent Living if you’re exploring permanent living options.

If you’re looking for a long-term solution, Brightside Healthcare also offers Supported Independent Living (SIL).

Brightside Healthcare offers short and medium term accommodation (respite) services in various locations throughout Greater Sydney, please check the Vacancies page.

Let Brightside Healthcare help you with your Short Term Accommodation needs.

Expressions of interest for Brightside Healthcare Short and Medium Term Accommodation (respite) are open now, options included for children, youth and adults. Please use the form provided and a team member will be with you shortly.