Respite care is a service that provides temporary relief for primary caregivers of clients who require ongoing care due to age, disability, or illness. Respite care offers caregivers a break from their responsibilities, allowing them to recharge and attend to their needs. This break will prevent caregiver burnout and maintain the well-being of the caregiver and the person receiving care.
Respite Care is available in various settings:
In-Home: A support worker comes to the home to allow the caregiver to leave and take some time off while ensuring their loved one is cared for.
In a hospital: The support worker will go to the hospital and assist the person needing care while the family members take a break.
Who Benefits: Respite care is beneficial for various situations, including caring for elderly family members, individuals with disabilities, children with special needs, and those recovering from an illness or surgery.
The Respite team members are trained to deliver specialized care, which improves the well-being and quality of life of the person receiving care. Respite care is crucial in supporting caregivers and maintaining the well-being of caregivers and their loved ones. It provides a valuable opportunity for caregivers to rest and recharge.
Respite Care Services include activities such as:
- Personal Hygiene
- Helping with mobility
- Assistance with eating
- Providing medication reminders
- Light housekeeping
- Cooking and Meal Preparations
- 24/7/365 Care