Benefiting both you and the person caring for you, this type of support can be as little as a few hours or can be several days or weeks. It ensures all your care needs are met while your carer attend to appointments or activities, see friends or even spends a few days away. It can be delivered in your own home and in some cases may involve staying in respite accommodation.
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At some point you may need to access respite, it may be because your carer needs a break, to relieve stress; to have more time to themselves, or your carer is unable to provide care during a specific period of time.Read more