Heart To Heart Respite House - Barmah, Victoria

Heart To Heart Respite House

Heart To Heart Respite House Inc.

HEART TO HEART Respite House Inc. maintain a respite home in Barmah, Victoria, for use by pre and post heart and lung transplant patients and their carers, so that they may have a place to rest, recuperate, recover and have a break. Years after a transplant the need to get away for a relaxing, quiet break is still very important.

Barmah is a small Murray River town located 230 km north of Melbourne and 36 km north-east from Echuca. It is best known as the gateway to the superb Barmah State Forest which contains the largest redgum forest in the world. There are bush walks and drives, fishing, wetland cruises, post office and store, take away food, 2 shops and counter lunches. The historic city of Echuca is only 36 km away.

‘Heart to Heart Respite House’ is fully self-contained and is equipped with everything you will need. Just bring yourselves, clothes and food, your linen (if not hiring), and you are set for a relaxing time. The house is available for up to 6 nights respite.

‘Heart to Heart Respite House’ shall be free of charge to the patient/carer, however a ‘Donation Box’ is available.

Occupiers use the Respite House at their own risk. Neither Alfred Health nor Heart to Heart Respite House Inc can provide any emergency medical assistance to the occupiers. Neither Alfred Health nor Heart to Heart Respite House Inc accepts any responsibility to provide health care to occupiers.

Anyone fitted with an electrical fitted assist devise are unable to use the facility for safety reasons.