Community Services & Respite Care

In-home Respite Care offers experienced personal carers Australia Wide that are well-trained, trustworthy and sensitive to the needs of your children and your family dynamic. They can step-in at any time to care for your loved one when you need a break or have personal appointments to attend.

Whether you are an agency providing families with funding for their in-home childcare needs, a Community Services Organisation or Government Department providing families with funding, a Not-for-Profilt Organisation assisting or a Private Family with approved funding, we can offer the assistance you need.

Abracadabra Respite Care offers a wide variety of respite services, which include:

  • Respite for Foster/Kinship Carers
  • Respite for Parents who have fallen victim to Domestic Violence
  • Disability/Injury Care & Claims
  • Community Services Workshops & Forums – Group Childcare Assistance
  • Children with Special Needs
  • 24/7 childcare for unwell Parents requiring Hospitalization

All of the above services will cover short regular episodes of care, 24-hour live-in care, or even casual care. There are no contracts or obligations, you can choose what you need and when you need it.

Contact Us now so we can provide you with a quote to tailor to your specific needs.

Flexible Engagement & Agreements

There are so many options when you partner with us, it’s all part of the personal service you receive from our Agency.

Abracadabra is already an established provider to many Government community service departments, not-for-profit organisations, Domestic Violence Organisations & Family Assistance Hotlines. We operate from 7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday and also provide an emergency outside hours contact number which means your employees will have access to our quality services 24hrs, 7 days per week. We service Australia Wide both Capital Cities and Regional Areas so you can rely on us exclusively as your preferred supplier.

Let us be your first point of contact and you will see why we are the established leaders in providing family friendly Employee Assistance Programs nationally.

How much will I pay the agency for casual bookings?

We have a casual daily booking fee and a charge out hourly rate. The hourly rates include:

  • Current Market/Award Rate
  • Payroll Tax
  • Superannuation
  • Casual Leave Loading
  • Workers Compensation
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Administration Fee covers processing pays and associated bank fees

Contact us so we can discuss your specific requirements and provide you with a tailored quote.

How do we pay the agency?

The agency booking fee is payable at the time of the booking via Corporate Credit Card or we can engage in a 7 day Term invoice arrangement. The assigned carer will be provided with a timesheet to bring along to her assignment for completion at the end of the working week. We ask that you please authorize the timesheet by signing and dating. It is the carers responsible to return the timesheet to us for payment of hours worked.