Respite services provide a break for primary, non-paid, and paid caregivers on a temporary basis.
This service is essential to maintain positive relationships with the main support staff and individuals. As well, it allows individuals to enjoy a healthy break from their regular routines. This scheduled change in routine is particularly successful with the purpose of allowing both individuals and staff to “recharge”. Often, individuals and staff express positive comments about respite opportunities. Respite services may be provided either in the individual’s home (in-home respite) or outside their home (out-of-home respite).
The frequency and duration of Services depends on the needs of the individual and their caregiver.
Provides a break for primary caregivers on a temporary basis in the individual’s home or at another home.
Supports the individual in personal management, home management, social interaction, and personal wellness.