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 respite care transition is easy and undisruptive is a priority at Cera.
What are the options for respite care at home?
Respite care is typically a more temporary package that we can tailor to your specific needs. Our carers can provide live-in, hourly and nightly 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 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.