Adult And Children Respite House, Blacktown NSW 2148

Take a break and relax at Northcott’s Respite House in Blacktown.

Our centre-based respite services provide specialist support and care for people with disability, offering a weekend away for adults with disability in a supportive, friendly and comfortable environment. This fully-equipped, accessible, single storey property offers a comfortable environment where you can relax and have fun while building independence in an accessible home away from home.

The Blacktown Respite House offers two generous-sized indoor living areas and 2 outdoor entertaining areas and a generous-sized backyard. This secure property is also a short distance to local cafes and parks such as Fairwater Park or Blacktown Showground.

Guests will have the opportunity to choose from a range of programs to participate in, including in house activities, skill development programs and community access programs.

If you are a carer, you will have the opportunity to take a break, being assured that your loved one will be in the very best of care.

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Lifestyle benefits of the property

  • Build your independence
  • Enjoy in-house activities
  • Stay close to the local retail centre and parks
  • Receive support from friendly, experienced staff            

 Features of the property

  • Fully accessible bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Ducted air-conditioning/heating
  • Outdoor entertaining area with BBQ and seating
  • Wi-Fi and TV with access to gaming consoles and Foxtel in main living area

 Special features and equipment available

  • Adjustable electric beds
  • Bathroom grab rails
  • Handheld showers
  • Shower bed and chair
  • Hoists and slings

Location

Please note: this map indicates the suburb location only, not the specific address

Funding Information

When you talk to your NDIS planner, they will use the following terms to describe the funding that can be used to purchase our centre-based respite services.

  Centre-based respite
Short Term Accommodation and Assistance  
Assistance with Self-Care Activities in a STA

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why would I want to use SSL centre-based respite services?

If you are the carer of someone with a disability, you might be looking for a break from your caring role, but need the assurance that your loved one will have high quality care.

You may be an individual that needs short-term respite accommodation while you are rehabilitating after a major operation or accident.

Can I book in for a short overnight stay?

Yes, you can have respite care as short as one night’s stay. We provide the opportunity for short-term respite for weekend stays, one night or multiple nights.

Do you provide short-term respite accommodation?

Yes, we can provide short-term respite to give carers of young children or adults with a disability, some time to rest and recharge.

How will you support my child with a disability?

Our SSL centre-based respite services can be catered to each individual with a disability, as we recognise that each individual has unique needs and stays will be planned based on those needs and wants.

How do I know if I have the right funding for respite care?

We recommend you meet with a Northcott Plan Advisor who can assist and discuss your goals and what you hope to achieve during your respite. Centre-based respite can be paid for using funding through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), iCare, Trust funds, FACS or other sources such as private funds.