Respite Care

Respite Care NSW and ACT 

Short term care, either at one of our facilities or in your home

Being a carer can be tiring and demanding. Respite care can give your primary carer the time to take a holiday, look after themselves or sort out other things.

Respite care can be the perfect opportunity for older people to have a break too. Meet new people, try out new experiences and activities, give residential care a go, or enjoy a change of scenery.

Our Approach

Residential care

Goodwin offers short stays, from one week and above, in our residential care facilities. Respite is available in Ainslie, Farrer and Monash.

Visit the Residential Care page

Day clubs

Your loved one can enjoy a fun day out of the house, in the care of our trained staff, giving you some time for your own needs. We know life can be busy. That’s why we’re here to make life as easy as we can.

Visit the Day Clubs page

Home care

A care worker can come to your home for a few hours and look after your loved one, so you can go out or take a break. Respite care can be offered as part of a seniors’ home care service including government-subsidised programs.

Visit the Home Care page

Our Respite Care Locations



Goodwin House, Ainslie

Panoramic views of Mount Ainslie,
quiet streets lined with heritage trees,
minutes from the famed Ainslie shops.

Goodwin House embodies everything
there is to love about Goodwin Residential
Care while sitting in the heart of one
of Canberra’s favourite suburbs.
Goodwin House has been Canberra’s
benchmark for high-quality residential
care for decades. Come and see why.

Residential Care, Home Care, Wellness Centre

35 Bonney Street
Ainslie, ACT 2602
Contact us

George Sautelle House, Farrer

Nestled away in the quiet, leafy suburb
of Farrer, our brand-new residential
care facility will have you feeling safely
at home.

Warm timber surrounds, sun dappled
lounge areas and furniture designed
specifically for seniors will entice you
to socialise with friends new and old.
Or bask in your solitude, relaxing on
one of the comfortable Chesterfield
couches in one of our quiet nooks,
savouring the rich garden views.

Residential Care, Dementia Care, Home Care, Wellness Centre

22 Marshall Street
Farrer, ACT 2607
Contact us

We’re here for you, get in touch

Respite residential care:

Goodwin House Ainslie
02 6175 5001
George Sautelle House Farrer
02 6175 5101

Respite home care:

E: [email protected]

T: (02) 6175 5650