Category: Respite

Summer holiday care 0

Arranging Summer Holiday Care

Arranging care for a loved one while you go on holiday, can make a huge difference to your ability to relax, and their confidence and independence. Arranging time off for yourself If you provide care for a loved one, it can be difficult to take a holiday. Holidays are...

What is carer depression? 0

Carer Depression

Carer depression is brought on by the constant stress, anxiety, and sometimes guilt, that come with providing care for a loved one. What is carer depression? Most carers will suffer from depression at some stage as a result of their caring duties. When you’re down, you may feel helpless...

elderly care at christmas 0

Arranging Care for the Holidays

It might be difficult to see your elderly loved one at Christmas, but there are things you can do to make sure they don’t face the festive season alone. Arranging care for the holidays 450,000 elderly people in the UK are facing the holiday season alone. However, there is...

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What Is Respite Care And Why Is It Important?

Respite care refers to care brought in for a fixed amount of time, to provide the usual care giver with an opportunity for rest from the challenges of their role. What is respite care and why is it important? Caring for a loved one is incredibly rewarding but it can...

How do I find respite care? 0

What is respite care and how can you find it?

Respite care is care provided for a set amount of time, while the usual care giver takes time to rest from their regular care duties. As your loved one ages, it’s likely they will experience health problems that will make it more difficult to care for themselves. These health...