Short-Term Accommodation and Respite (STA)

Anglicare Tasmania provides short-term accommodation and respite funded by the National Insurance Disability Scheme (NDIS)

Our short-term accommodation can give you the chance to meet new people and try new activities in a supported environment. It means parents and carers can take a break too.

Referred to by the NDIS as Short-Term Accommodation and Assistance and listed under the NDIS support category: Core Supports – Assistance with Daily Life.

Booking Respite Stay

1

Check your funding

Check you have Core Supports funding in your NDIS plan Category – Assistance with Daily Life.

Visit NDIS Pricing Arrangements.

2

Contact us

Whether you are looking for somewhere to stay for one night, just a day, weekend or longer, we will work with you to plan a stay that covers all your needs.

You can call us on 1800 243 232 or send us an email at NDIS@anglicare-tas.org.au.

3

Meet us

Once we’ve received your enquiry we’ll arrange to meet with you in person to show you your short stay accommodation options.

At the meeting we will discuss your respite needs, your care plan and ask any other relevant questions regarding your stay.

4

Book in

Once you have seen the short stay accommodation and are happy to proceed, we will ask you to sign a service agreement and lease form.

If you decide to make a change to your stay, you will need to give Anglicare 2 weeks’ notice.

Frequently asked questions

Q. How long can I stay?

A. You can stay for one night, just a day, a weekend or longer. It’s up to you and the amount of funding you have included in your plan.

If you are looking for longer term accommodation, Supported Independent Living is likely to be included in your plan.

Q. Do you have services for children and for adults?

A. Our accommodation is ready for both younger and older people.

Living life, their way

Young adults eager to experience independence are adding to their skills during short term stays organised by Anglicare.

Anglicare supports these young people to enjoy short stays in accommodation where they can undertake recreational activities and be involved in the day-to-day running of a household.

“It’s a chance to grow their capacity and get a feel for what it would be like to live independently,” says Anglicare’s NDIS Respite Manager.

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