Avondale Place (Henty Respite)

Avondale Place offers Short Term Accommodation (STA), [also known as respite care].

Avondale Place provides you with a home away from home. We will support you with your individual goals and assist you and your network whilst you are staying with us. You will be staying in a safe and supportive environment where you have the opportunity to learn new skills, participate in a range of activities and build your independence.

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What can we offer?

We have many options to support you whilst you reside with us. These include:

  • supporting you 24/7
  • providing you with fully accessible accommodation that is available to you during holiday breaks and public holidays
  • a range of activities and programs to participate in
  • providing choice as to how long you stay
  • overnight, short or extended stays are available

Avondale Place is suitable for people who have high or complex needs. It can also be accessed for planned rest or for emergency accommodation and may be used as often as required or just once.

What to bring to an STA Stay
  • Medication in a webster pack.
  • Spending money.
  • Clothes that reflect season.
  • Toiletries.
  • Any special personal items that might assist myour stay e.g weighted blanket, own music, pillow.
  • Personalised care plans as required.
Where is this service available and who can I contact?

Avondale Place is based in Henty, NSW. Our qualified and experienced Operations Team will support you with what you need to make the best choice for you.

If you would like more information, please get in touch with us by calling 02 6043 3500 or emailing us at Intake@mercyconnect.org.au to speak with our team today.

Is this service in my NDIS plan? What is the NDIS support category?

Short Term Accommodation is usually funded under Core Supports – Assistance with Daily Life in your NDIS plan.

You can talk to your Support Coordinator or Mercy Connect if you are unsure.

How much does it cost?

If you don’t receive funding through the NDIS or currently don’t have Short Term Accommodation in your NDIS plan, please contact our Intake Officer on 02 6043 3500 who can discuss some alternative funding arrangements.

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