Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres provide Carers with a link to Carer Support Services in their local area and assist Carers with options to take a break from their caring role.
Centres aim to contribute to the support and maintenance of caring relationships between Carers and their dependent family member or friends by:
- facilitating access to information
- short or emergency respite care and
- other support appropriate to their individual needs and circumstances and the needs of the people they care for.