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Care respite – Setting up dementia respite care

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in agecare | 0 comments

Caring for an elderly loved one with dementia can be physically and emotionally challenging and exhausting, so if one needs to take a break, it is important to plan for care respite. Care respite is like a replacement care which is usually short term and planned in advance. If one is eligible, the council may fund for a professional carer at home while you can go out for a few hours and rejuvenate yourself. Else, your elderly loved ones may be temporarily shifted to a residential care home for a short stay while you can take care respite services. To understand the financial aspects of care...

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