Your home away from home, tamworth NSW 2340

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

Our Specialist Supported Living (SSL) centre-based respite services provide specialist support and care for people with disability. This vibrant house is suitable for all ages and is fully equipped to provide a safe, accessible and comfortable stay with a variety of home-cooked meals to choose from and a full program of daily outings and in-house activities.

This environment will provide you with great opportunities to make new friends and get involved in fun activities, have some time away from family and build your independence.

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.

The house also offers 24-hour support by committed, qualified and experienced staff.

Apart from short-term respite, the home offers a range of options for activities. These include skill development programs, community access programs, relationship building and exercise programs.

Conveniently located, the house is just a short distance from Northgate Tamworth Shopping Centre, Tamworth town centre, Tamworth Hospital and many outdoor sporting facilities.

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Lifestyle benefits of the property

  • Build your independence
  • Get out and about in your community
  • Enjoy in-house activities, including basketball
  • Stay close to the local retail centre and hospital
  • Receive support from friendly, experienced staff

Features of the property

  • Fully accessible bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Fully-equipped kitchen which opens to a large dining and living area
  • Central air-conditioning/heating
  • Undercover outdoor area
  • Fully wheelchair accessible
  • Fully gated driveway
  • Gas BBQ
  • TV in all bedrooms

Special features and equipment available

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



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

Frequently Asked Questions

Tamworth Centre Based Respite 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 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.

Funding Information

  Centre-based respite
Short-term accommodation (STA) and assistance  
Assistance with self-care activities in a STA