The service provides respite to carers of older people by providing care staff into the homes of the older person/family carer. This service allows the carer to attend appointments, participate in recreational activities etc. This service is particularly important to lone family carers who do not have local family support.
22 Marshall St
Centre based respite for frail elderly people and younger people with a disability.Activities include videos, guest speakers and outings, craft. Clients from outside the Belconnen area are welcome but will need to provide their own transport.
Part of the national COSS network whose shared goal is the systemic representation of disadvantaged people and the promotion of equitable social/economic policies. Draws membership from the community services sector, advocacy and self-help groups and individuals. Aims to provide research and policy advice on issues relevant to these target groups.