WHAT IS RESPITE CARE? WHY IS IT NECESSARY?


The provision of temporary care for a individual who requires specialized or intensive care or supervision that is normally provided by his or her family at home.

 

  Respite care provides the family or primary caregiver with relief from the demands of the individual's care. This service grants caregivers the stamina to consistently provide uncompromised care.


WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF RESPITE CARE?



•Reduced stress on the family unit.
•Improved parenting/care-giving
•Increased time with spouse and/or loved ones.
•Freedom for family to participate in community activities 
without worry.

•An opportunity for the disabled person to be with others 
away from home in a different environment.





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WHAT IS RESPITE CARE?

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