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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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We offer a bespoke approach. Choose our services to suit your particular needs and receive a personalised care plan.

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  • Household help

    The demands of running a home can sometimes be overwhelming. Cera is here to offer a helping hand. Whether it’s doing the dishes, the laundry or just getting dinner on the table, our care workers can be there to help.

    • 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 or ill health can be an obstacle for elderly people when it comes to their personal health and hygiene. Cera home care and nursing services offer help wherever it’s needed. Our care workers provide essential support from getting dressed to going to the bathroom.

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

    At Cera we know that supporting the wellbeing of elderly people is a vital part of their care. That’s why our home help and nursing service assists them to stay on track with their medication, offering simple reminders of when to take them. Our care workers will also provide advice on eating healthily, assistance with exercise and encourage elderly people to drink water regularly.

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

    Cera believes that a person’s passion for living comes from the people around them. Our care workers are experienced in supporting both the mental and emotional wellbeing of elderly people and their families. A core focus of home care is to build a meaningful relationship that can encourage socialising, happiness and independence.

    • 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 elderly person is unique. Cera understands that there are many conditions that can affect the mental or physical health of elderly people and we offer a number of home care and nursing services to help. Whether it’s aiding a elderly person after being in hospital or assisting with dementia care, Cera’s highly trained professionals can offer help where it’s needed the most.

    • Private nursing
    • Medicinal visit