Friday, March 24, 2023

Disabled and Elderly Respite Care Services

Respite care and holiday break support for family members and carers of the elderly or disabled is a very valuable and much underrated service, carers and family members rely heavily on regular and reliable respite care to not only allow them to recharge their own batteries but also to give the disabled or elderly member a break, change of scenery and a new location.

Respite care covers a broad range of disabilities including dementia and those with all manner of physical and mental disabilities. Respite can be in the form of short breaks for family members or the disabled or elderly person or longer breaks in care homes or others providing short-term residential care for a single night, a couple of days or a week or so. Find a selection of respite care services and providers listed below or click the Submit Your Site link at the top of this page to include your services.

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Covering most areas of England organising respite care to people with dementia. Highlights the levels of care provided and how to apply. Also provides a National dementia helpline.

Clacton-0n-Sea respite care home by the sea for children and young adults with a wide variety of complex health care needs. View images, respite care details and contacts.

A Middlesex nurse and volunteer run respite care centre for disabled and elderly adults providing details of their facilities, activities and social gatherings with contacts for more information.

Provides details and contacts for respite care services available to the disabled and elderly in Leicestershire. Includes dementia respite services and breaks for carers.

Information from NHS Direct about all areas of respite and domiciliary care. Includes details of emergency respite care and day care centres and information about who pays for the respite care service.

Respite care providers covering Essex, Norfolk, Notts and many other areas including Wales. Provides details of the care homes, explains the costs and offers online advice and information.

A Scottish charity that provides short respite holidays and breaks for the benefit of carers and family members as well as offering fun, enjoyable and social holiday activities for the disabled.

Te largest providers of respite care in Glasgow. Offers short breaks in residential care. Site provides cost details and explains the type and levels of respite care offered.