Skip to content
Location and contacts

A supported break from your caring role

Nexus Respite Care provides carers with a short break from their caring role to undertake daily activities.

Nexus Respite Care provides carers with a short break from their caring role to undertake daily activities.

Our service is confidential and respectful of your needs, circumstances and culture.

Respite Care is provided in your home or allocated venue and may be for a few hours or a day. Our skilled staff will work with you to understand and meet your individual needs giving your loved ones piece of mind.

Nexus provides Respite Care on a planned regular or emergency basis, including:

  • In-home: a Nexus Support Worker providing support for you in your home while your carer goes out. This is available during the day.
  • Centre-based day: usually takes place at a day centre or club so that you can do the things you enjoy – this may also include transport for you.
  • Overnight or weekend: takes place outside of regular business hours as negotiated – cost may vary.

We can provide support for community members with a range of individual or unique needs including:

  • frail older people,
  • people with a disability,
  • children with special needs.

Accessing this service:

To plan or discuss your Respite Care contact us on 1300 77 33 52.

Availability and cost of Nexus Respite Care may vary depending on your needs or eligibility.

This service is available through self-funded (fee paying) system – ask us about fees. OR

Via MyAgedCare on 1800 200 422 or www.myagedcare.gov.au and request Nexus as your preferred provider for Respite Care.

More news

Northern Health and Nexus Primary Health sign MOU

Northern Health and Nexus Primary Health have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner together and strengthen their commitment to addressing health and wellbeing challenges in Mitchell Shire. The agreement was signed by both Amanda Mullins, Chief Executive, Nexus Primary Health and Siva Sivarajah, Chief Executive, Northern Health, on Monday, 27 November 2023.

View more

Launch of the Nexus Primary Health Innovate Reconciliation Plan (RAP)

We have some exciting news to share! Our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been endorsed by Reconciliation Australia and we are proud to launch our plan to our community! Our Innovate RAP is an important document which focuses on developing and strengthening relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, engaging staff and stakeholders in reconciliation, and developing and piloting innovative strategies to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

View more

Upcoming Referendum on an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice

Nexus Primary Health encourages our staff, volunteers, and our community to take time to learn and understand what a referendum is and understand the question that will be put to the Australian people in the 2023 referendum, so each of us can make an informed decision.

View more
Back to top