Respite Home Care
Respite Care is temporary care to provide family caregivers relief from the full-time care they have been providing for a loved one. At Home Care Assistance, our services are contract-free and respite care can be arranged on a temporary basis with no obligation to continue home services once we are no longer needed.
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On Call 24/7 for Client Needs
Flexible and Fast Scheduling
Regular Quality Assurance
Thorough Care Management and Family Support
Double the Care Team Staff of Other Agencies
Your local team of Client Care Managers are on call 24/7 to answer your questions and work with you to design a customized plan of care that is right for you.
Our Respite Care Services
Nine out of ten seniors report that they wish to age in place at home. However, frailty, chronic illness or mobility challenges can make living alone too difficult. Daily care allows your loved one to remain in the comfort of his or her home and maintain as much independence as possible, while ensuring the highest level of safety. With 24/7, around-the-clock care, a caregiver is always watching over your loved one, offering emotional support, reducing fall risk and assisting in all activities of daily living including:
Personal Care Assistance
Assisting with walking and transferring from bed to wheelchair
Bathing, dressing and grooming assistance
Toileting and incontinence care
Status reporting to family
Safety and fall prevention
Meal preparation and nutrition
Laundry and change of bed linens
Grocery shopping and errands
Transportation to social and recreational activities
Assistance with light exercise and outdoor activity
Companionship and community engagement
Coordination with family caregivers
Respite care is highly beneficial to family caregivers who need a break. Caregiver burnout is all too real: between 40% of 70% of family caregivers experience clinically significant symptoms of depression and anxiety due to the emotional toll of caring for an aging parent. Home Care Assistance respite care provides your loved one with the support they need and the break you deserve.
"I understand the wonderful care you provide to your loved one on a consistent basis, and can empathize with both the emotional and physical strength it can take to care for them. Respite care can provide you with a caregiver to relieve you for as long as you need, so that you can take care of "you". Our caregivers can provide your loved one with compassionate and high quality care that they deserve in your absence, and give you the peace of mind to take much needed time for yourself! Respite care can be worked within your individual schedule and needs." - Amber Haselberger, LSW, Client Care Manager, Edina, MN
Why Choose Home Care Assistance?
Many clients have a caregiver only during the night, on weekends, or for transportation to medical appointments. Home Care Assistance is totally flexible and happy to provide care whenever and wherever needed.
Experience, Empathy & Safety
Our experienced caregivers provide clients with safety, companionship, and emotional support. They are devoted to the total health and happiness of their clients.
Care Away from Home
Our caregivers can also provide companionship and monitoring for safety during hospital stays. We can even accompany our clients on vacations, enabling them to travel safely and independently.
Peace of Mind for the Family
You can enjoy peace of mind knowing that a reliable, qualified caregiver is caring for your loved one. Our care team works with family members to provide complete transparency and is on call around-the-clock should anything arise.
There is no long-term commitment with Home Care Assistance. Use our services for only as long as you need them and are 100 percent satisfied.
Home Care Assistance offers a roster of hundreds of caregiver with the right experience and skills to fit your family’s needs. However, personality matching is just as important! We strive to find the right personality fit for our clients and will select another caregiver for any reason - no questions asked!
Make sure you choose the right home care agency for you.
Read our Home Care Company Checklist to help you perform your due diligence to find the right care for your family. Not all home care companies are alike and this checklist will help you fully vet your options before you choose care for your loved one.
Download our full checklist here.
Home Care Assistance is proud to offer the following resources for your personal use completely free of charge.
What is Home Care?
A 19-page guide that defines in-home care and what it can mean for your loved one and your family.
The Balanced Care Method™
This one-page flier introduces our proprietary Balanced Care Method™, a holistic approach to care focused on the healthy lifestyle choices that promote wellness in older adults.
The Cognitive Therapeutics Method™
This one-page flier explains our Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, a research-backed activities program designed to keep aging minds sharp.
Hospital to Home Care
If you are transitioning home from the hospital, this guide will help you understand how home care ensures a smooth recovery at home.