Care respite – Ways to take a break from Caregiving
Care respite is a great opportunity for both the carer and the cared person to get a break from their usual life. Available in a variety of settings, care respite is provided for a specified time period. There are different ways to seek break from caregiving as discussed below:
Assisted Living care respite: The scheduled time period can range between few days to several weeks where the potential resident can check out whether the provided facilities suit their requirements.
Carer’s co-operatives provides an excellent opportunity for carers to seek care respite where they can take turns in managing charges of one another in exchange of some time off.
Options for veterans who are taking care of their spouses. There are different care respite programs designed to provide them time off and some help.
There are care respite locator services which provides a list of places which offers planned or emergency care respite services.
Personal care assistants can offer light housekeeping help and other tasks except medical services. However, the arrangement can provide much needed care respite for the caregiver.
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