Periods of Leave

Residents are encouraged to enjoy activities outside Martyn Claver Aged Care with family or friend participation.

Hospital Leave

Unlimited hospital leave is available to all permanent

Social Leave

The Department of Human Services allows residents to leave the Home for a total period of 52 days of overnight leaveper financial year for Social Leave without the loss of Australian Government Benefits.

Residents’ daily fees apply while on social leave. These 52 days can be taken in long or short periods, and must include an overnight period to be counted as leave.


Residents who are Respite Admissions are not permitted any overnight social leave or overnight hospital leave under the present guidelines of theAustralian Government Department of Human Services.