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Respite Care

Respite Care can best be described as a short term package of care which allows you as the main carer to take a break, knowing that your loved one is cared for in their own home.  This allows you to take some time to rest, recuperate and take care of yourself, so that you are better able to take care of them.  

At AQS Homecare we understand how essential it is for you to take time to rest and recharge your well being batteries with peace of mind that your loved one is safe and cared for by one of our fully trained care staff.  

The benefits of regular respite care are  known to reduce stress for both you and your loved one and help to maintain a healthy relationship. To relieve frustrations and possible feelings of resentment.  It allows you to spend time time with family and friends.  Provides opportunity to work, study have a day off or even go on holiday.  Additionally it allows the benefit to your loved ones of having interaction with other people and provides stimuli and changes to their usual routine. 

Types of Respite Care

  • Short term package for when you want to go on holiday

  • Longer Term packages - for when you need regular breaks to rest and recharge such as daily of weekly sitting services.