Short Term Accommodation (Respite)

We offer short term accommodation support, often referred to as Respite, for a range of ages, both in and out of the family home.

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Our tailored short term accommodation (STA) services provide top quality supports to children and adults with disability in the Perth metropolitan and South West regions. We support more than 250 customers with our personalised and flexible STA programs. Our facilities are purpose-built, fully accessible and fitted with appropriate assistive technologies.

To ensure safety and comfort, the compatibility of our customers is essential. We consider the age, needs, interests and wishes of each customer to provide them with the very best stay.

Our experienced and extensively trained staff provide 24 hour support to all STA customers and have passed police checks and Working with Children checks. In order to provide our customers with a high quality service, we tailor the training of our staff to match the individual requirements of each customer.

Our tailored services include:

  • Experienced and trained support staff
  • 24-hour service
  • Support with personal care, mobility, medication management and meal requirements such as meal-time management and specialised dietary requirements
  • Internet access
  • Fully accessible facilities, purpose built bathrooms
  • Accessible vehicles
  • Specialised dietary requirement meals
  • A focus on skill development, community inclusion, social and recreational activities
  • Outdoor play and entertaining areas
  • Capacity building and independence

Short Term Accommodation for Children

Our specialist STA service for children aged 4 to 17 years old provides a fun, safe and caring environment for your child to learn and play. Our purpose built facilities provide children with programs and activities that are tailored to learning and achieving developmental milestones in a fun and engaging way. In order to meet your child’s sensory requirements, our Bayswater facilities also include state-of-the-art sensory rooms.

Short term accommodation (Respite) is available on weekdays, as well as 24-hour support during weekends and school holidays. In some cases, transport to and from your child’s school can also be arranged.

We have short term accommodation facilities located in Bayswater and Bunbury.

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Short Term Accommodation for Adults

Our adult short term accommodation facilities empower customers to learn new skills, meet friends and engage in the wider community.

The facilities cater for people over the age of 18 years.

Our short term accommodation facilities are located in Bayswater, Kellerberrin and Bunbury.

If you are after a more permanent accommodation option, we can help. Our accommodation services will assist you to find a place to live.

Contact us to learn more about short term accommodation.

Short term accommodation facilities

Playground located at the Bayswater short term accommodation facility

Activ Child Short Term Accommodation Bayswater (Variety Pelican Centre)

Our purpose-built facility located in Bayswater contains two four-bedroom, two-bathroom units. The facility is wheelchair accessible and equipped with hoisting equipment.

The facility also includes two large outdoor play areas and a dedicated sensory room.

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Activ Adult Short Term Accommodation Bayswater

Activ Adult Short Term Accommodation Bayswater is a fully accessible facility that contains five-bedrooms, two-bathrooms and two spacious living areas. The facility boasts a large outdoor area - complete with a pool table and BBQ.

The facility is wheelchair accessible and has hoisting facilities.

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