Family and Relationships
Services support persons with a disability and their carers and strengthen the capacity of families to continue to provide care. The overall aim is to prevent inappropriate or early admission of individuals to residential care.
A person's disability may be classified as physical; intellectual; sensory; a mental health issue; challenging behaviour; or a combination of disabilities.
Strategies are developed to maintain and increase the network of relationships around each person and to provide a safe and supportive environment for the person and their family.
A range of short-term respite options are offered that include: