Overnight respite care
NOTE: At this time, our overnight respite availability is limited due to the high number of children staying with us for rehabilitation. You are welcome to put your name on our waiting list and we will contact you should space become available. Please consider connecting with respiteservices.com (416-535-8525) for alternate respite options.
The overnight respite service, offered by our inpatient program, supports families by providing short-term, inpatient care for children with disabilities or complex medical needs from birth to the age of 18.
In order to access respite services please review our registration process.
- Be under 19 years old
- Require care from a nurse or physician
- Have significant challenges with mobility (i.e. require wheelchair or mobility device much of the time)
- and -
- Require skilled medical treatments (i.e. multiple medication administration, tube feeds, suctioning, etc.)
- and/or -
- Be dependent on medical equipment or technology (i.e. enterostomy tube, tracheostomy, oxygen, ventilation, etc.)
The availability of overnight respite beds may fluctuate. Variables such as hospital admissions, peak period referrals during school and summer holidays may impact on the availability of beds and days available for respite services. When this happens, we are committed to providing families with as much notice as possible, and the opportunity to reschedule their respite programming.
A daily accommodation fee is charged for overnight respite care. If financial support is needed, please contact the Family Resource Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-425-6220 ext 6560.