Short-term care services are available in the home or in an aged care home setting. To find out if you need an assessment and if you are eligible for short-term help services, call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422.
After-hospital care (also known as transition care) is available if you are recovering from an accident or illness, including after a hospital stay.
Read more about After-hospital care.
Short-term restorative care
If you have had a setback and want to get your independence back, short-term restorative care may be an option for you.
Read more about Short-term restorative care.
Respite care (also known as short-term care) is for when you or your carer needs a break.
Read more about Respite care (also known as short-term care).