Caregiving for an elderly, ill, or disabled family member is a demanding job and no one is equipped to do it alone. Finding respite care services can provide a vital break.
Respite care provides temporary relief for a primary caregiver, enabling you to take a much-needed break from the demands of caregiving a sick, aging, or disabled family member. Respite care can take place in your own home, at day-care centers, or at residential or nursing facilities that offer overnight stays. Whether it’s for just a few hours a week or an extended vacation, seeking respite care can help ease the burden of family caregiving and help to relieve stress, restore your energy, and promote balance in your life. It can also prevent you from becoming exhausted, isolated, or even burned out. Respite care can benefit the person you’re caring for, too, providing them with variety, stimulation, and a welcome change of routine.
Seeking support and maintaining your own health are key to managing your role as a caregiver, so it’s not selfish to need time to yourself. If you’re overwhelmed by the daily grind of caregiving, your patience and compassion will wear thin, you’ll find it harder to connect with the person you’re caring for, and you’ll probably both feel unfulfilled. After a break to recharge your batteries, though, you’ll feel more energetic, focused, and reinvigorated about your caregiving role. You may even be able to pick up tips on new ways to tackle common problems you face as a caregiver, helping to make the caregiving journey a more enjoyable and rewarding experience for both you and the loved one in your care.
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Normal office hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday but we have an on-call team who can help any other time of the day/week.
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We understand how hard it can be thinking of taking time off when your the main carer for a loved one or family member. That's why our Respite Care is created around you and your loved one. We go the extra mile to ensure you feal relaxed and have peace of mind that your loved one or family member is in good hands:
Above all else, finding reliable Respite Care is sometimes the deciding factor in allowing people to stay in their own home whislt family and loved ones take a much needed break, rather than considering residential care.
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CareYourWay, Little Spires, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7QE
Tel: 01548 521789