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Take a break with us!

Our Getaway offers NDIS short term accommodation and supported holidays for people over 16 with a disability.

We welcome guests looking for a holiday, emergency care, post-hospital stay or just a short respite break.

Located on the beautiful Gold Coast with many attractions right on our doorstep, we’ll work with you to plan the perfect break.

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Fully accessible facility designed specifically with neuromuscular and physical disability access in mind.

Respite Centre Gold Coast

Warm welcoming environment with large open social spaces, accessibility features plus a gaming room.

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We match guests with similar interests & preferences or you can choose to come with friends.

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Specialist disability team to keep you safe and support individual healthcare needs.

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Transport from and back to Brisbane available by arrangement.

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Themed breaks for those looking for an extra special time.

Take a tour round Our Getaway

Staying away from home can be a big step, especially at a new place. Our team are here to make you feel comfortable. Watch our video to see round the house.

We also encourage you and/or your parent or carer to arrange a visit in person – you can get a feel for the house and meet us in person too – either before you book or before your stay.

We’ll be proud to show you round!

Respite Centre Gold Coast

Themed Breaks

Looking for an extra special break? We have themed holidays throughout the year to appeal to different interests.

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Modern Respite

Our Getaway offers a different respite experience in fun and welcoming accommodation.

Respite Centre Gold Coast

Make a referral

We welcome referrals from Support Coordinators, Plan Managers and other health professionals.

Hear from our clients

Elizabeth and Magenta explain why they keep coming back to Our Getaway.

An accessible home from home

Our Getaway has large open spaces, individual bedrooms with TV, en-suite facilities and a gaming/ TV room. It’s perfect for teenagers and adults living with a complex neuromuscular, congenital muscular or neurological condition who are seeking more independence and an entertaining break from their current care environment. Accessibility features include:

  • Hi-lo electric beds with pressure care mattresses
  • Ceiling mounted electric hoists
  • Mobile hoists and shower chairs
  • Over-bed support pull ups and tables
  • Fully accessible en-suite bathrooms
  • Height adjustable dining tables

Our Getaway Team

Twenty four hour staffing means our friendly team are on hand whenever you need us. Individual dietary, health and care needs will be accommodated. Our Getaway staff are trained in first aid, CPR, child safety, manual handling, assisted medication, enteral feeding, catheter care and food safety. We do not provide specialist medical care or wound care, however we can work with you to secure an external agency whilst at our Centre.

Accessing Disability Respite under the NDIS

Clients who have Short Term Accommodation in their NDIS package can claim accommodation and care when staying at Our Getaway. You can ask for this item to be included in your plan if you don’t have it. You can read more about how to access Short Stay Accommodation using NDIS funds here.

You can also download our current fee schedule.

Longer stays

Some clients choose to use Our Getaway for an extended break. This could be for a period of respite for both client and family. It may be post-hospital recovery time. We can design a different take on supported accommodation to provide a supportive and relaxing environment for you to rest and recover and with a variety of activities both in centre and in the community.

Day Tours

There is so much fun to be had on the Gold Coast with most attractions wheelchair friendly.  When you book at Our Getaway we will work with you to learn what activities you might be interested in during your stay. You might like to attend an attend a local festival or concert, cheer on your favourite team, relax at the beach or head out for fish and chips on the broadway. Of course if you want to stay at home there’s lots of activities and quiet spaces.

Group Bookings

What makes a better holiday than enjoying it with your mates? With group bookings you can set the week’s itinerary – whatever your interests we’ll help you plan the ultimate holiday! Group bookings accommodate up to six guests. Contact us to discuss making a group booking.

What a Location!

Theme parks, beaches, shopping, restaurants and so many activities are located right at our doorstep.

Our Getaway is located at 58 Imperial Parade, Labrador QLD 4215. It is close to Helensvale Train Station and the Gold Coast Highway.

Transport available

We can arrange transport from Brisbane to the Gold Coast – regular trips are made on a Monday for arrivals and Sundays for departures. Other times by appointment. Transport can be charged to your NDIS plan.

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Keeping you safe at Short Stay

Our top priority at Short Stay is making sure you have a safe stay while having as much fun as possible. We have a COVID-Safe Plan and follow strict safety procedures.

Here’s just a few of the changes we’ve implemented:

  • Health screening for guests before and during a stay.
  • Full assessment of all areas of the centre to ensure we provide ample space for physical distancing.
  • Signage throughout the centre with marking for physical distancing.
  • Additional signage to notify people of maximum occupancy and prevent overcrowding.
  • Increased cleaning at the centre to include a minimum of twice daily cleaning of all high touch surfaces.
  • Increased hand sanitiser points have been installed.
  • Training for staff in COVID -19 and infection control.
  • Support for staff to recognise COVID-19 symptoms and ensure they do not work if unwell.

Montrose Short Term Accommodation

Contact us to find out more.