What is Respite Care?
Respite Care is the provision of short-term, temporary relief to those who care for a family member or loved one who might otherwise require permanent placement in a facility outside of the home.
Families take great joy in providing care for their loved ones so that they can remain at home however the physical, emotional and financial consequences can be overwhelming for the carers without some sort of support.
Benefits of Respite Care
Respite care has proven to be beneficial to the care givers continuing health and well-being enabling them to continue to care for their loved one. Respite care has also been shown to help avoid or delay the need for out of home placements.
Our Respite Care Services
Care About You can offer you respite service on a regular or once off basis from as little as a few hours to a few days or long term overnight sitting.
A free fully comprehensive needs assessment will be carried out to ensure the best package is put in place. The temporary caregiver visits the client’s home and learns the family routine and needs.
Important to note, If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease it is recommended to have someone come into the clients familiar surroundings where they feel most secure and at ease.
In using Care About You respite care service you can be assured that your loved one will be safe while you take a very well earned break.