Whilst our care is always centred on the individual most in need of it, we know and understand the importance of caring for the carer. Looking after husbands, wives and partners during our normal care activities is something we instil into all our care team. Whether it is making a cup of tea or simply helping to get the house straight, those little actions or a brief break can help home-based carers get through the day. But longer term, respite care is vital; the job of carer can often get a little harder each day. Respite care creates that all-important time ‘off duty’, helping the primary carer recharge and maintain their own independence and identity.
Our care packages range from a few hours a week to several hours per day and aside from helping the primary carer, a little time away can also come as a huge relief to the individual being cared for as they do not want to become a burden on their friend or loved one. Whether it’s a regular time off session or a one-off period of time away, they can be safe in the knowledge that the person being cared for is safe and well looked after.