Respite Care


Respite Care

Woodside provides hourly, daily and monthly respite care to the families of children with mental disabilities. In the event of a family going on holiday or in a crisis and need our services for longer than the period mentioned they can apply for 3 month respite care.


How to apply for respite care?

An application form can be obtained from our reception office and once completed form should be returned to the Centre for the attention of the General Manager. Please Indicate “for respite care” on the form.

If the application is successful and we have a vacancy the General Manager will call you to set up a meeting.

What services are offered during the respite care?

  • Activity time
  • Skills development (dressing; feeding; self help)
  • Social interaction
  • Play time
  • Water therapy
  • Outdoor play
  • Outdoor walks