Respite Care

Respite Care:

Much of the care provided in the UK is by unpaid family carers, whether by the children of elderly parents, spouses who care for their partner or wider family members. Respite care services offer the short-term provision of care and support to relieve a regular carer, providing a rest when they need it and a chance to recharge. Respite care allows families to plan a break or even a holiday with the peace of mind that their loved one is being looked after with the same level of care and compassion as they offer themselves.

Choosing to have in home respite care helps to minimise disruption and ensures that your loved one stays within the home and community they are most familiar with, enabling them to keep to their routines, surrounded by home comforts. If you require full-time live-in care or regular hourly care with someone to drop in when you need them, we deliver flexible and tailored respite care at home to suit your needs – planned in advance or at short notice to offer a regular break for families. We can arrange live-in or visiting respite care with emergency respite care or planned, short term breaks

Meridale is on hand 24/7 with a support plan to help with a range of respite care needs: