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Short term Accommodation: A Vital NDIS Service for People with Disabilities

When it comes to the NDIS, short-term accommodation is a critical service that enables people with disabilities and their carers to access the support they need. This service provides temporary living arrangements, allowing individuals to participate in community activities, access essential services, or simply take a much-needed break.

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What is STA?

People with disabilities and their carers who need short-term accommodation can use short-term accommodation services. When people are transitioning to a new home or need somewhere to stay while they wait for permanent housing, this is a great option.

Moreover, short-term accommodation aligns seamlessly with the core principles of the NDIS, empowering participants to exercise choice and control over the services they receive. By tailoring these accommodations to individual needs and preferences, the NDIS ensures that each person can access the support that truly enhances their quality of life.

Benefits Of Short-Term Accommodation

The benefits of short-term accommodation are numerous and far-reaching. It offers individuals with disabilities the opportunity to experience greater independence, explore new environments, and engage in social interactions beyond their everyday routines. For carers, it provides respite, ensuring they can recharge and continue providing the high-quality care their loved ones require.

It is a vital service that enables people with disabilities to live fulfilling, independent lives, while also supporting the carers who are integral to their well-being. Investing in this service is a testament to the NDIS’s commitment.

What our Respite Care Includes:

Respite care is a critical service that provides temporary relief for caregivers of individuals with disabilities. Whether you’re located in Victoria, Melbourne or Perth, WA having access to quality respite home services can make all the difference for both the caregiver and the care recipient. 

Some of the services included in our Respite service are as follows: 

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What is the Purpose of STA Program?

The Short-Term Accommodation (STA) program, also known as respite care, serves a crucial purpose within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Respite Care for Participants and Carers:

STA provides a break and change of scenery for both NDIS participants and their informal carers. As an NDIS participant, you get the opportunity to try new things and develop new skills during your stay in short-term accommodation.
Meanwhile, your carer receives a much-needed breather from their caregiving role.

What STA Involves:

Respite care isn’t just about the accommodation itself; it also encompasses the support services you receive during your stay.
Many respite care providers offer capacity-building group activities during your stay, such as art therapy sessions, group fitness activities, or day trips.

Remember, STA serves as a bridge to rejuvenation, skill-building, and community engagement within the NDIS framework.

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Why Choose Careon for Short-term accommodation (STA) Service

Commitment To Delivering Exceptional Care

Careon is the premier choice for your short-term accommodation (STA) needs. As a reliable NDIS service provider, we offer unparalleled expertise and a commitment to delivering exceptional care.

Seamless And Stress-Free Experience

When it comes to STA, experience matters. Careon has a proven track record of successfully managing short-term accommodation arrangements, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for our clients. Our team of dedicated professionals understands the unique needs of individuals seeking STA services, and we tailor our approach to meet those requirements.

Prioritizes Your Well-Being Above All Else

Choosing Careon means entrusting your care to a provider that prioritizes your well-being above all else. We have a deep understanding of the NDIS system and can guide you through the process, ensuring that you receive the support and funding you’re entitled to. With Careon, you can rest assured that your short-term accommodation needs will be met with the utmost care and professionalism.

Your Trusted Partner for Safe and Secure NDIS Short Term Accommodation

Don’t settle for anything less than the best. Careon is the clear choice for your STA service needs. Contact us today to learn more about how we can assist you.


Short term accommodation (STA), including respite care, allows NDIS participants and their carers to have a break and change of scenery.

To get Short Term Accommodation in your plan, you need to give us evidence that helps us understand the disability related supports you need. We also need to know how it will help you pursue your goals. Talk to your My NDIS contact or support coordinator to work out what evidence we need.

Short-term accommodation (STA), including respite, includes funding for both disability support services and cost of accommodation for a short time away from a participant’s usual home up to 14 days at a time.

Respite is essentially time you spend outside of your usual living arrangements, whether that’s living with family, friends or housemates. Respite is a service that can be used for just a few hours or up to a few weeks.

You can request an activation code before you become a participant, or at any time, by contacting the NDIA on 1800 800 110. Your activation code is temporary and will expire after 10 days. If you lose your code or it expires, you can contact the NDIA and request a new code.

“Short Term Accommodation (STA) and assistance” is a broad term used to describe various types of short term accommodation supports which includes respite care.

Have peace of mind knowing your loved one is in good hands, while you take the time you need to truly care for yourself.