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Short-term restorative care

Short-term restorative care provides a range of care and services for up to eight weeks. It aims to help improve wellbeing and independence, and delay or avoid the need to enter long-term care.

If you have not had an assessment, or are not sure what services are right for you, go to Not sure? Start here.

Find out more about short-term restorative care.

Pathway to access short-term restorative care

After you have been assessed as eligible for short-term restorative care, follow this pathway to access and manage your services:

There are short-term restorative care providers in all states and territories in Australia.

Booklet

For people who have been assessed as eligible for short-term restorative care, more detailed information is available in Your guide to short-term restorative care. You should receive a copy of the booklet from your assessor or you can download it.


Last reviewed: 25 February, 2018.