In Home Respite Emergency or Short Term
Respite care is provided by trained staff (Bi-lingual: English/Polish) in the home of the person being cared for, enabling the carer to have a break.
Staff understands the needs of the older people, including those who have problem associated with memory loss or confusion.
FPO staff assist the person being cared for with leisure activities, personal care and routine aspects of daily living, negotiated according to need including:
- social support
- personal care
- household tasks
- meal preparation and assistance.
Respite care is tailored around the assessed needs of both the carer and the person they care for.
Services are regularly reviewed in consultation with carers to ensure that they continue to meet the respite needs of the carer, and continue to be a positive experience for the person being cared for.
Respite is available for carers of any age who:
care for an older person or care for disabled person and are with the Polish Background.
A service fee is charged, the fee can be negotiable and depend on the client’s financial situation.
Carers and Seniors Information Session
Federation of Polish Organisations organises information sessions for carers and seniors.
Dom Polski Centre
232 Angas Street
When: last Wednesday of every month
11am — 1pm
If you are interested in attending these sessions, please contact FPO.
For more information please contact us during business hours, Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm.
Federation of Polish Organisations in SA Inc
230 Angas Street
Ph: (08) 8232 1464
1300 79 20 60
Fax: (08) 8232 2714