Respite Care

Home Instead respite care provides support for older people and their carers, whether it’s required in an emergency, regular or one-off basis. It’s estimated there are a staggering 6.5 million people in the UK who are caring for loved ones, with 1.4 million of those giving over 50 hours of care per week.

At Home Instead we understand that it’s important you take a break from time to time, which is where our respite care at home service can help.

We’re here to help

You don’t have to shoulder all the care responsibilities alone. Our Care Professionals can help care for your loved one whilst you have a well-deserved break and are able to keep an appointment, enjoy a holiday or attend a special occasion. It’s important to look after your own well-being too, and with our respite care service you can be confident that your loved one is safe, happy and well cared for at home.

The regular demands of caring can lead to feelings of exhaustion, so it’s important to recognise when you need a break. Taking a rest from caring by using a respite service means taking care of your health and wellbeing so you can continue to care.

Our respite care service is beneficial in many ways:

  • Your loved one can stay at home whilst you take a break
  • It gives you peace of mind that your loved one is being cared for at home
  • It is tailored to your loved one’s needs
  • You are able to take a rest from caring
  • It is delivered by Care Professionals matched to you and your loved one
  • It is given by highly trained and experienced Care Professionals.

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Benefits of respite care

By choosing our tailored respite care services, you will have peace of mind knowing that essential care is being taken care of whilst you recharge your batteries. Respite care can take different forms, from a short break to a longer-term stay that enables you to enjoy a holiday. We can also provide home visits to support you to care for your loved one if you need time to get back on your feet – for example after a hospital stay or if you have been unwell.

Our Care Professionals are highly trained and experienced in providing a variety of care services including companionship, personal care and dementia care. 

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