The Banksia Centre in Frankston offers a range of activities in a supportive and dementia-friendly environment. Members are encouraged to pursue past interests such as gardening or other outdoor hobbies. Art and music therapy, indoor bowls and board games are also on offer.
Community involvement is emphasised to promote wellbeing and social connections.
Carers can also put their mind at ease and take a break while we care for their loved ones.
Individuals may be eligible for Banksia Services Frankston if they live in the City of Frankston, or some parts of the City of Kingston, Casey or the Mornington Peninsula Shire, and also meet one of the three following criteria:
Features of the centre include:
Pricing for our day and respite programs range between $12-$15 depending on the activity.
For pricing on our overnight respite care, please email bacci(at)bsl.org.au or phone us on 1300 147 147.
The Centre is Funded by:
Victorian Department of Human and Health Services
Commonwealth Department of Social Services
Banksia Community Respite Centre12 Inglis Avenue,Frankston, Victoria 3199Phone: 1300 147 147Email: agedcare(at)bsl.org.au
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.
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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.