Help to restore independence

Type of care

This is a type of short-term care which can be delivered at home, at an aged care home, in the community, or a mix of these locations. These services can help you adapt to changing needs and return to earlier levels of independence.


To help you reverse or slow the difficulties you are having with everyday tasks.

How it could help

  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy
  • Chiropractic services
  • Aids and equipment (including mobility aids)
  • Personal care and assistance
  • Podiatry
  • Psychologist or counsellor support

How would I get this service?

Depending on your eligibility, it can be provided through the Short-Term Restorative Care Programme.

What's next?

To find out what services you are eligible for, you will need to be assessed.

Apply for an assessment
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