Respite Care

Taking care of the caregiver.

Taking care of an elderly loved one offers many rewards, but can also take a toll on your personal life.

Respite care offers family caregivers temporary relief from caring for individuals with various needs. An essential part of an overall home care support strategy, respite care is offered in the home or in a variety of out-of-home settings for any length of time. ResCare HomeCare respite care helps reduce family stress — helping preserve the family unit, support family stability and prevent lengthy and costly out-of-home care.

Adult Respite

With a competent, reliable service provider on hand providing oversight and care to your loved one, you can feel free to leave for a specified period to attend to your own needs.

Alzheimer’s Respite Care

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be time-consuming and physically and emotionally draining. Time off for the primary caregiver is critical to prevent burnout and relieve stress. Alzheimer’s Respite Care service provides primary caregivers a much-needed break from their duties so that they can return rested and refreshed.

Hospital Support

Skilled nurses offer support, sit with your loved one and keep family members up-to-date during some or all of the hospital stay.

Overnight

With overnight care and support, you can enjoy a worry-free night’s sleep knowing assistance is available throughout the night. Services include assistance going to bed, toileting, catheter care, personal hygiene and skin care. Our caregivers are awake and ready all night for whatever is needed. Duties may include administering medication, changing wound dressings or engaging in other skilled tasks.

New Baby

Bringing a newborn baby home can be a stressful event. A little extra help around the house in the first few weeks after birth can ease the transition. We offer a full range of support services to new parents and their babies, including bathing, diapering, feeding, sitting or just freeing you to attend to other tasks.