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Anthem Care Retirement Village

Respite

Even though many families take great joy in providing care to their loved ones so that they can remain at home, sometimes the physical, emotional and financial consequences for providing family care can be overwhelming, without some support. This is where Respite Care at Anthem can help.

Respite Care at Anthem is designed to provide temporary care relief for those in a number of situations. They may be being cared for by a family member full-time or convalescing after a hospital stay and not ready to go home. In the case of couples, with one being the carer, respite care can provide that person with a much-needed break. Anthem provides a minimum of 2 weeks for respite. See our latest availability of these rooms

Government-subsidized Respite              

Daily cost for respite with an ACAT for Residential respite Low or High care       $51.63 + $13.00 or $20.00 per day.

Anthem provides respite The person requiring respite must be assessed by the ACAT Nurses for Low or High care. Each person is entitled to 63 days each financial year for respite care. This doesn't have to be taken all at once, and can be extended based upon the resident’s circumstances. Private Respite Daily cost for Private respite (without an ACAT)       $250.00 per day If no ACAT can be done in time, or if the person is ineligible for an assessment, At Anthem you can have private respite.  Private respite can be provided for the time it takes to recuperate.