Respite Care Services
What is Respite Care?
Respite care is a temporary care services, that allows the primary caregiver to get a break. During respite care, another caregiver provides the patient with primary care while the primary care relaxes, vacations, or simply takes a break. Respite care is a great way to offset stress and avoid caregiver burnout.
The Benefits of Respite Care
Often times, a family member is the primary caregiver for their loved one. Heroes Caregiving provides the primary caregiver with a break from their daily responsibilities. Respite care for caregivers leads to:
- Stress relief
- fatigue relief
- better mental health
- avoid caregiver burnout
When Should a Primary Caregiver Take a Break
The primary caregiver plays an important and challenging role in making sure every need is taken care of. Often times, it is easy to forget about his or her own needs. Caregiver fatigue, physical exhaustion, and anxiety are signs you may be facing caregiver burnout. If you are starting to feel these symptoms, it is time to consider respite care services.
Our Respite Care Services Include
Our respite care services include all services offered in our Personal Care Services, and in summary:
- Caregivers with specialized training
- Cooking, cleaning, bathing, dressing, and shopping
- Care notifications and reporting
- Bathing, dressing, and grooming
- Medication reminders
- Meal prep and shopping assistance
- Patient discharge monitoring
- Travel to and from appointments and/or events.