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Respite care

Carers routinely go above and beyond to ensure the elderly person they are assisting gets everything they need to continue enjoying their life. When providing such a high level of dedicated support, it is important that care workers take regular breaks to recharge and rejuvenate. Respite Care for the elderly offers the chance for anybody caring for an elderly person to step back and recuperate without disturbing established routines.

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What is respite care?

Respite care can be provided if your loved ones current care situation is going to change, this can occur for a number of reasons, their primary carer, whether that is a family member or another carer may need to take some time off or require some additional support with caring for your loved one. At Cera we understand the importance of maintaining the normal routine of care that your loved one currently has, even if their primary carer has to take some time away. We can ensure that the care plan for your loved one won’t change from their regular routine, maintaining stability to ensure that our in home respite care transition is easy and undisruptive is a priority at Cera.

What are the options for respite care at home?

Respite care for the elderly is typically a more temporary package that we can tailor to your specific needs. Our carers can provide live-in, hourly and nightly in home respite care services, depending on the nature of the respite care. They can help with domestic tasks, mobility assistance, companionship, personal care and hygiene, and medication assistance.

Benefits of respite care

After your temporary in home respite care package with Cera, if you decide that you would like us to be your primary care provider this can be easily arranged. We can provide you the same care worker or a different more suitable care worker for your loved one. Our care workers will work flexibly with you to ensure that there is as little disruption to the care provision as possible.

The Benefits Of Our Respite care Service

Respite care Care Home
Consistent, 1:1 care Yes No
Hand-pick your carer Yes No
Manage your Care Plan online Yes No
Dedicated customer support Yes No
Family can visit any time Yes No
Stay in your own home Yes No
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Extras

  • Household help

    The pressure of running a home can sometimes become too much. Our home carers are an essential helping hand to assist your loved one, whether they need help with washing up, cooking or cleaning.

    • Cooking
    • Doing dishes or laundry
    • Grocery shopping
    • Cleaning
    • Gardening
    • Seasonal household organising, household repairs
    • Running errands
    • Taking care of pets, walking the dog, going to the vet
  • Personal care and hygiene

    A lack of mobility and poor health can become a significant problem for elderly people in respect of their personal care and hygiene. Our home care services can be tailored to meet the needs of your loved one whether they need help with bathing, getting ready for the day or going to the bathroom.

    • Bathing and dressing
    • Toileting
    • Applying make-up, hair-styling
  • Medication Prompting

    The wellbeing of every person in our care is central to the way we look after our clients. For this reason, our home help services include regular reminders for your loved one to take their ongoing medication. Our specialist carers will also assist with exercise and advise on healthy eating and staying hydrated.

    • Reminding to take medication
    • Reminding to drink water
    • Devising an exercise plan
  • Companionship and personal assistance

    At Cera, we believe that it’s the individuals around a person that drive their passion for living. Helping to encourage socialising, happiness and independence is a vital part of the care service that we provide. It’s for this reason why our carers do all that they can to build meaningful relationships with those in their care to support their mental and emotional wellbeing.

    • Teaching a skill (internet, smartphone, etc.)
    • Playing social games
    • Going to the theatre, cinema or social clubs
    • Walking the dog together
    • Accompanying you on travels
    • Running errands
  • Specialist Care

    Every person that requires care will have their own unique needs. We tailor our home care services to ensure that we can care for the range of conditions that can impact the physical and mental health of those in our care. We can provide post-discharge care, palliative care or dementia care to ensure that your loved one receives exactly the support that they need.

    • Private nursing
    • Medicinal visit