Respite

Our Services

Focal can support you through flexible in-home and community respite. We also offer individual services which can be tailored to suit the needs of your loved one. This provides you with all the flexibility and choice you need. Some of our customers’ experiences include a one week holiday, a weekend out of home and sleepovers.


Short Breaks

A new kind of respite or short term accommodation (STA) that’s shaking things up.

Your short breaks package offers a different respite experience with comfortable and welcoming hotel-style accommodation.

Your short breaks package offers a different respite experience with
comfortable and welcoming hotel-style accommodation.
You will have 24 hour support, your own room with TV and ensuite, buffet breakfast daily and healthy and delicious prepared dinners
Specialist disability team to keep you safe and support individual support needs.
We match guests with similar interests & preferences or you can choose to come with friends. Each short break caters for two guests.
Themed breaks throughout the year to appeal to different interests.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a short break?

Best described as a getaway experience, the time away is more than just a break from normal routine, it is an adventure!. On a short break, your loved one is in safe hands with a specialised disability support team along for the ride. You can rest assured knowing they’ll have all the support they need, wherever the adventure takes them.

For your loved one, this is a weekend away to remember. Each stay is designed to
feature the best of what South East Queensland has to offer at the time.


Activities may include:
• River cruises
• Whale watching
• Performing arts shows
• Adventures on the Sunshine or Gold Coast


The possibilities are endless!

Just fill in the enquiry form on this page and we will get in touch. As this service is very popular, we encourage you to book in for your short break as soon as possible so you don’t miss out.

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In Home Respite

Whether you need personal support, personal care, limited medical care, social support, or a combination of all, we’ll bring respite to you.

We value the families and carers of our clients, and know they sometimes need a break. Our respite service allows them to do that, while their loved one continues receiving optimum support.