Respite Reimagined

Welcome to GHA’s R&R: Respite Reimagined

Are you or someone you know and care about, navigating the early to mid-stages of dementia and yearning for rejuvenation and meaningful connection? Join us for a transformative escape, designed specifically with you in mind.

Experience a week or more of respite in our warm and inviting home, carefully designed to nurture and inspire you, and where we cherish the power of companionship and community. There are no rigid schedules – just the simple pleasures of shared moments of joy with other R&R guests over delicious meals, and the chance to engage in enriching experiences with those who truly understand. At GHA’s R&R, it’s not just a retreat; it’s a holding space where you can truly be you, form new connections, and where new possibilities unfold.

At R&R, we offer more than just relaxation; it’s an opportunity to delve deeper into understanding yourself and your journey with dementia. Our aim is to equip you with insights and strategies to enhance your day-to-day life upon returning home, with each guest receiving a personalised plan based on our observations during your stay.

Every moment at R&R is an invitation to rediscover, reconnect, and thrive. Let us help you rediscover what you love to do, one cherished moment at a time. Embrace the warmth of companionship and the potential that awaits. Renewed confidence, connection, and contentment begin here, with R&R.


  • Three to seven nights’ accommodation in our 10-bedroom home, located in Castle Hill, conveniently located near scenic walks, shops, and amenities
  • Brain-nourishing nutrition, including breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning tea, afternoon tea, and unlimited snacks
  • A curated program of optional events and activities tailored to the group, ranging from yoga, theatre visits, leisurely walks to kayaking adventures
  • A full Rementia Plan consisting of suggestions and cognitive ramps based on nine observational areas, designed to enhance and improve life at home after R&R
  • Membership to our ‘Inner Circle’ offering education, tools and connection with others on the same journey
  • Two sessions with our R&R Program Counsellor – pre- and post-R&R, to ensure we meet your needs and expectations during your stay
  • Housekeeping, linen, towels and toiletries all provided

Partners are welcome to join your R&R as well, at additional cost.


  • Minimum stay is 3 nights for $2,400 for one person, or $1,350 per person staying twin-share
  • Maximum stay is 7 nights for $5,600 for one person, or $3,000 per person staying twin-share
  • Opportunity to extend for more nights at $800 per night, subject to availability
  • Additional extras include massage, podiatry, meditation, personal coaching, exercise physiology sessions – a menu and pricing can be provided on request

Upcoming R&R Dates

  • 25-31 August, 2024
  • 1-7 September, 2024
  • 8-14 September, 2024
  • 15-21 September, 2024


  • Private – you can use your personal funds, we will invoice you and you can pay by via EFT or credit card
  • HCP – you can use your HCP Unspent Funds to cover some of or all of your stay, we work with your HCP Provider and claim the funds directly from them
  • NDIS – you can use your Social Supports Budget to cover some of or all of your stay, we invoice your Plan Manager


To learn more about R&R or register your interest, please contact our Engagement Team on 1300 015 406,
email info@grouphomes.com.au, or register your interest by clicking the button below.