Respite care provides caregivers a temporary rest from care giving, while the person with Alzheimer's continues to receive care in a safe environment. Using respite services can support and strengthen your ability to be a caregiver.
Care giving is not easy, it is demanding - and it's normal to need a break. Seeking help does not make you a failure. Remember that respite services benefit the person with dementia as well as the caregiver.
Respite care can help you as a caregiver by providing a new environment or time to relax. It's a good way for you to take time for yourself.
A chance to spend time with other friends and family, or to just relax
Time to take care of errands such as shopping, exercising, getting a haircut or going to the doctor
Comfort and peace of mind knowing that the person with dementia is spending time with another caring individual
Interact with others having similar experiences
Spend time in a safe, supportive environment
Participate in activities designed to match personal abilities and needs
We charge reasonable charges on monthly basis. If patient is admitted for less than 15 days we charge daily basis.
Reliability: You may be concerned about the dependability of the aide or service. We provide facility to provide reliable and well trained staff.
Guilt: You may believe that you should be able to "do it all. "Seeking help does not make you a failure. It's important to remember that respite services benefit the person with dementia as well as the caregiver.