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Respite Care

Respite care is a short-term care package provided by someone other than your loved one's regular caregiver. At Trent Home Care, respite care takes place in the comfort of their own home, allowing you, as their primary caregiver, to take some time to rest.

nurse assisting an old man walking

We understand that to provide the very best care for your loved one, you also need to care for yourself.

Taking time to rest and recharge is crucial, and having a trustworthy caregiver to look after your loved one gives you the peace of mind you need to take that much-needed break.

How can respite care help?

Having a reliable caregiver support your loved one allows you the time to take care of yourself. You can tend to your personal errands, have some time out of the house, and recharge both mentally and physically. This added support empowers you to take better care of your loved one.

Short breaks can benefit not only yourself but also the person you care for, offering a chance to do something different and interact with new people.

nurse and old woman reading together

Benefits of Respite Care

Respite care brings multiple benefits for both you and your loved one:

  • Reduced stress levels for both you and your loved one, maintaining a healthy relationship.

  • Alleviated frustrations and potential feelings of resentment.

  • More time for you to spend with family, friends, or the wider community.

  • Opportunities for you to work, study, have a day off, or even go on holiday.

  • Your loved one may benefit from interacting with other caregivers, new stimuli, and a change to their usual routine.

Types of Respite Care

Our Respite Care service is flexible and tailored to your individual needs. We offer various care options, including:

  • Short-term packages – ideal for taking a holiday.

  • Longer-term regular visits – allowing you to take a regular break to rest and recharge, such as daily or weekly visits.

If you require more frequent support, our well-trained team can provide care for individuals with complex needs in the comfort of their own homes.

nurse and old woman on a wheelchair

Support for Carers

Our caring assistants can help with a variety of everyday activities, including:

  • Companionship

  • Outings

  • Overnight care

  • Holiday care

  • Personal care

  • Mealtimes

  • Household chores

  • Shopping

  • Medication support

Get in Touch

Contact Trent Home Care today to find out how we can assist you.​

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