What is Respite Care?

Respite aims to provide a full-time career with a break from their caring role. Kaiapoi Lodge offers facility based respite which is 24 hour care for the person you are supporting.

Why having a break is important?

Sometimes, you may feel like you need a break from caring. It’s important for carers to plan regular breaks and time out. Not doing this can impact on your wellbeing and may cause you to become burnt out or unwell. Don’t let it happen to you. Having a break gives you the chance to ‘recharge your batteries’ and follow your own interests. The person you care for may benefit from a break too.

Booking Respite

Although Kaiapoi Lodge offers respite care we do not hold dedicated Respite beds. For this reason we care only able to accept respite booking a week out.

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