Respite Care at home

We'll provide the best care for your loved one whilst you recharge

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How do I arrange Respite care?

  • 1. Speak to our local team

    Call our team of local homecare experts on 08000 622 622 and discuss the range of options we have available. Our team is available 24/7 and we aim to respond to all enquiries immediately.

  • 2. Free assessment within 24 hours

    Our experienced Care at home team will discuss your requirements, learn more about you or your loved one, and carry out a free assessment within 24 hours to understand the type of care you require.

  • 3. Create a bespoke care package

    Our team will create a bespoke care package based on your needs and preferences. All of our Care at home staff are carefully matched based on the individual requirements of you or your loved one.

Enjoy your break with peace of mind

Caring for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be emotionally and physically draining. Respite homecare services provide temporary relief for primary caregivers, giving them the opportunity to take a break and recharge.

What is Respite Care?

At Nurseplus Care at home, we understand the importance of respite care for both the caregiver and the care recipient. Our respite homecare services are designed to provide high-quality care for your loved one while you take a break.

Respite care is temporary, usually short-term care for the elderly or individuals for when their primary caregiver is unavailable or taking a well earned break. Respite care can take a variety of forms depending on the requirements of each individual.

Nurseplus Care at home create a bespoke care plan for all of our clients based on their individual wants and needs, allowing you to enjoy your break from caring with peace of mind and confidence.

How can Respite Care help you?

A respite carer’s primary aim is to ensure you continue getting the support you need so that you can maintain your independence at home. At Nurseplus Care at home, every single one of our compassionate carers has received our in-house mandatory training, ensuring they can provide seamless homecare at short notice.

Here are a number of ways in which our caregivers can assist you at home;

  • Short-term care: our respite homecare services are available for short-term respite care stays, whether it's a few hours or a few days. You can take the time you need to rest and recharge, knowing that your loved one is receiving the best possible care.

  • Bespoke care plans: our care plans are tailored to the specific needs of your loved one. We will work closely with you to understand their needs and preferences, and create a care plan that meets their unique needs and goals.

  • Trained and experienced caregivers: our carers are trained and experienced in providing care for a variety of health conditions. They are compassionate, professional and dedicated to ensuring that your loved one receives the best possible care while you are away.

  • Medication management: our cares are able to manage medication schedules and monitor medication side-effects. They will also work closely with your loved one's healthcare team to ensure that their medications are working as intended.

  • Safety and security: our caregivers are trained to ensure that your loved one's home is safe and secure. They will make sure that your loved one is comfortable and that the home is clean and tidy.

  • Regular updates: our carers will provide regular updates to you about your loved one's care and well-being. They will also be available to answer any questions you may have during your break.

Respite homecare services can be a lifesaver for primary caregivers, especially our emergency respite care services. It allows them to take a break, rest and recharge while ensuring that their loved one is receiving the best possible care.

If you are a primary caregiver in need of respite care, please don't hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you get started with our services.

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Additional healthcare services at your fingertips

At Nurseplus Care at home we strive to ensure that our clients have all the support they need. That’s why we created Nurseplus Connect!

Nurseplus Connect aims to make healthcare services more accessible, with each and every one of our clients having access to a number of additional benefits included as part of their Care at home package.

Nurseplus Connect gives you free access to multiple healthcare services including an online GP, counselling and physio services.

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Exceptional, compassionate carers

We realise that letting someone into your home is a big step, so whilst our biggest priority is making sure the right medical support is in place, we don’t underestimate the importance of connecting with your care team on a social level. We match every client with a carer they can really connect with, so we will work with you and your loved ones to find a carer who will suit your personality and lifestyle so you can genuinely enjoy your time together.

Every single Nurseplus Care at home carer is subject to a stringent pre-screening and recruitment process, and mandatory training programme carried out by our dedicated Training team internally.

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Why choose Nurseplus Care at home?

  • We have been recruiting and training carers since 2005, so you can rest assured that you will be in safe hands

  • You will have a dedicated care team lead by an experienced Registered Manager

  • Carers chosen especially for you, so you can continue doing all the things you love

  • You will receive reliable care, from a team local to you

  • We run a responsive and flexible service, completely tailored to your needs.

  • The reassurance of a fully regulated care service

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Visiting Care FAQs

  • ​When it comes to respite care there are a number of different funding options available, take a look at our easy to read costs of homecare guide for more information. Self-funding, also known as private care, is a popular option for individuals who have the financial means to pay for their own homecare services. Local Authority funding, also known as social care funding or council-funded care, is available for individuals who meet specific eligibility criteria. Local authorities have a duty to assess and provide support for individuals in need of care services. This funding option is means-tested and based on the individual's financial situation. NHS Continuing Healthcare is a funding option provided by the National Health Service (NHS) for individuals with complex health needs. CHC funding covers the full cost of care, including homecare services, for eligible individuals who have substantial and ongoing healthcare needs. The assessment process for NHS CHC funding is thorough and considers various factors to determine eligibility.

  • ​Respite care offers temporary relief to primary carers by allowing them to take a break while our trained carers step in to provide care for their loved ones in their own home. Respite care can help provide continuity of care when your primary carer is unavailable or needs a well-deserved rest or break.

  • ​Our respite care service is designed to support family members or carers looking for short-term care relief, whether they need time off, are on holiday, or simply require a break from caring.

  • ​We provide a range of respite care services, all in the comfort of your own home, including companionship care, and more specialised care for individuals with specific needs. All of our care packages are tailored to meet any requirements you might have.

  • ​Yes, all of our respite carers receive mandatory in-house training and undergo rigorous background checks to ensure they meet the highest standards of care and professionalism.

  • ​Respite care offers carers a much-needed break, reducing stress and burnout. It also provides loved ones with professional care and social interaction, enhancing their well-being.

Looking for more information?

  • Call our local team

    Call our team of local homecare experts on 08000 622 622 to discuss anything from the type of care available to homecare costs.

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  • Book a free assessment

    We will carry out a free assessment within 24 hours to understand the type of care you or your loved one might require.

    Book an assessment

  • Download a brochure

    Our digital brochure is a great starting place to make an informed decision on the homecare service you might need.

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