Saturday, March 17, 2018

Disabled and Elderly Respite Care Services

Respite 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 batteries but also to give the disabled or elderly member a break, change of scenery and a new location.

Disability respite care covers a broad range of disabilities including Alzheimer’s 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.

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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.

Information on the respite care services provided by Social Services.

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.

Information from NHS Direct about all areas of respite and domicillary care. Includes details of emergency respite care and day care centres.

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.