Caring for those caring for older people by providing practical help, support and advice, including much-needed breaks and activities to help you stay socially connected.
Carers play an important role and it is important for their own wellbeing that they can take a break from their role to rest and re-energise. Respite assists carers manage their role and recharge by taking short breaks.
Home or community respite
Home and community respite helps people being cared for connect with others, learn new things and have fun in a one-on-one or group setting doing an activity of their choice.
A qualified and caring worker can provide care overnight in the home of the person being cared for.
Residential respite can be arranged in a residential care home.