Components of the National Respite for Carers Program (NRCP)
For information about respite services in your local area and emergency respite support call 1800 052 222.
PDF printable version of NRCP Funded Projects (2012/2013) (PDF 253 KB)
HTML version of NRCP Funded Projects (2012/2013)
NRCP 2012-2014 Expansion Funding RoundThe NRCP 2012-2014 Expansion Funding Round (Invitation to Apply DoHA/055/1213) has been finalised.
A list of successful applicants is now available:
PDF Printable version of NRCP 2012-2014 Expansion Funding Round successful applicants (PDF 58 KB)
HTML version of NRCP 2012-2014 Expansion Funding Round successful applicants
General feedback on applications is now available:
PDF Printable version of NRCP 2012-2014 Expansion Funding Round feedback (PDF 30 KB)
HTML version of NRCP 2012-2014 Expansion Funding Round feedback
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink CentresCommonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are run by a wide variety of community organisations across Australia. When carers need to take a break from caring, Centres can help by arranging respite. They do this by acting as a single contact for information needed by carers and by organising respite care for carers. Examples of respite care assistance include:
- in-home respite care;
- support workers to assist you when you are taking a break away from home;
- centre-based day respite; and
- residential respite care.
NRCP Respite Service Providers' Program ManualThe NRCP Respite Service Providers' Program Manual provides details on how the program operates. The current manual came into effect on 1 July 2012.
Organisations receiving funding from 2012- 13 onwards must refer to the NRCP Respite Service Providers' Program Manual 2012.
Word version of NRCP Respite Service Providers' Program Manual (Word 656 KB)
HTML version of the NRCP Respite Service Providers' Program Manual
The NCCP is delivered through the Network of Carer Associations in each state and territory which can be contacted on 1800 242 636.
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