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Day Centres


Mary Chester CentreBased around our Enabling Household™, our community wellbeing centres in Perth, Albany and Mandurah provide an evidence based environment that seeks to maximise wellbeing in the person with dementia. Providing a wide range of meaningful activities based on the person’s strengths, identity and interests, the centres provide meaningful engagement, stimulation and friendship in specially designed dementia enabling environments.

Our centres provide the only Eden Alternative™ registered day centre environments in WA and give the family a short break whilst providing an enriching experience for the person with dementia.

>> Find out about our Enabling Household™ model and the benefits of attending an Alzheimer’s WA day centre.

How we can provide quality and tailored services to you.

We will work closely with you to understand your situation and provide the quality support that you need. This can be provided through a home care package or disability package or individually funded.

If you have reached your limit or are not eligible for government funded services, or wish to pay for additional support tailored to your needs, we have a range of services to assist you.

You do not need a referral and there is no waiting list.

We offer coordinated and quality services, tailored to meet your specific care needs.

These services are ideal for:

  • Busy families in need extra support for a parent or loved one living with dementia.
  • People who may not be eligible for government funded services or who wish to ‘top up’ the services they are already receiving.
  • People who require one- off service or support on an ongoing basis.
  • People who need extra support to enable then to remain at home for longer.

To find out more, talk to our customer service team on 1300 66 77 88

Metropolitan Respite Options

Centre-based Respite 

Mary Chester House, Shenton Park operates six days a week between 10am and 3pm.

Ella’s House, Mandurah operates Monday-Friday between 10am and 3pm.

Ella's House

Social Support Groups

Available at various sites across Perth and Mandurah. Our clubs provide respite and social interaction for groups of people with dementia, a variety of outings are offered to support members in accessing the community.  These groups are facilitated by trained support workers.

In Home Respite and Individual Social Support

Respite and social support is offered for the person with dementia and their family, either in their home or in the community, on a one-to-one basis with support provided by a trained support worker.

For further information regarding these services, please contact us on:

Perth: 1300 66 77 88
Mandurah: (08) 9535 8772

Regional Respite Options

We provide a selection of support services throughout the Wheatbelt, Great Southern and Goldfields regions. Our Regional teams will also assist families in accessing other community based respite services. The teams are located in Albany, Kalgoorlie, and York.

Centre-based Respite

Hawthorn House House, Albany operates six days a week between 10am and 3pm.

Hawthorn House Day Respite Centre, Albany
Family carers are invited to visit for regular support meetings and to attend educational workshops.

Hawthorn House also offers limited overnight respite.

In Home Respite and Individual Social Support

Respite and social support is offered for the person with dementia and their family, either in their home or in the community, on a one-to-one basis with support provided by a trained support worker.

For further information regarding services offered by our Regional teams, please contact us on the following:

York: 1300 66 77 88
Albany: (08) 9841 3755
Kalgoorlie: 1300 66 77 88

To find out more, talk to our customer service team on 1300 66 77 88 or email us.

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