Day Respite Centre

The Ozcare Day Respite Centre in Runaway Bay is a supportive, friendly environment for seniors, adults with a disability, and those in the community who feel isolated or lonely. Enjoy group and individual activities designed to allow friendships to blossom and support your independence, with assistance from our trained and caring staff.

Carers’ meetings are held monthly with guest speakers and morning tea. A monthly newsletter and program provides information and the month’s activities.Care Options

  • Activities
  • Care & Support
  • Meals
  • Transport

Location & Contact

344 Oxley Drive, Runaway Bay
Centre Manager: Pam Phelps
Phone: (07) 5519 0360
Email: respite.runawaybay@ozcare.org.au

Opening Hours

Day Respite Centre

Monday to Friday from 7.30am – 3.30pm
Please notify us of late cancellations between 7.30am and 8.00am on the day.

Activities

Physical activities include: gentle exercises, Tai Chi, Yoga, indoor games, billiards, kelly pool, carpet bowls, ten-pin bowling, dancing, movement to music, outdoor games, croquet, mini golf, bocce, and more.

Mental stimulation activities include: craft, word games, puzzles, group quizzes (scattegories, family feud), board games (train dominoes, cards, canasta, euchre, 500, cribbage, sequence, rummy kub), reading, access to technology such as computers, and more.

Social activities include: discussion groups, reading groups, concerts, school groups, guest presenters, product/trade demonstrations, outings, and more.

Other activities include:

  • Art events and painting classes
  • Theme days
  • Outings for BBQs and picnics
  • Pet therapy
  • Visiting speakers and entertainers

Activities are designed to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of age or impairment. We also provide access to allied health services for those who are Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) clients.

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