Respite Care Services
Introduction to respite care
Relatives who care for someone at home can often carry on without realising how tired or tense they have become. A break or holiday can help them relax and recharge their batteries. In other situations, a break may also be needed when a carer may have to go to hospital or have other commitments.
We are able to offer you a range of flexible respite services, for example a morning or afternoon break whether it is a one off or once, twice a week, or for however long is required, where it leaves you free to spend quality time with your friends and families or to attend to your immediate needs. Our trained and experienced carers are able to take care of your loved ones care and support needs guarantying you a peace of mind.
What is included in this service?
Your comprehensive service plan is designed with you and your loved ones with your choices and preferences being the primary focus and all aspects of risks being assessed to safeguard your welfare and safety anywhere at any time.
Our experienced carers will ensure that the services provides companionship and friendships when you need it the most. Whether it is menu planning, cooking meals and eating together, heading out to a club or activity or just listening to you, your carer will ensure that your existing lifestyles are enhanced rather than compromising them.
We can further support you with your personal care and hygiene, assistance with your prescribed medication, help with mobility to maintain your independence.
To help you maintain a healthy environment and lifestyle your carer will encourage and assist you with house cleaning, linen change, laundry and ironing, help maintain your garden and pet care if needed.
Your wellbeing is important to us and for this reason your carer will, where this is possible, accompany you shopping, trips and social activities and to visit family and friends. We will also respect you need to spend time alone sometimes whether with visiting friends or simply alone in your room. Your carer will oblige and will attend to your needs when you want them to.
To keep up with your household administrations your carer will help you with your bills payment and collecting your benefits and pensions.