Respite care At Home

Helping you remain independent at home

While your Carer takes a break or holiday

Every carer needs a break, we can help you to take time out to look after yourself and help you to avoid becoming exhausted and run down

Respite Care at Home Services

Respite care at home or rest bite is a care service that helps full-time carers to take a break from caring.  Have you ever thought about taking a break but are afraid to leave your loved one on their own? It is where respite care at home may be helpful to you. Respite care at home is for anyone who needs a break whether it is for a holiday, business trip, or other.
At Safehands we fully appreciate the pressures and stress that providing long-term care for a loved one can entail. Sometimes the opportunity to take a short break or even a holiday can make a huge difference, especially when helping somebody with a specialist condition such as dementia or Parkinson’s. Safehands Live-In Care offers an unparalleled Respite Service that allows you to take a well-deserved break from caring for your loved ones
24 hour care at home

Live in respite care

At Safehands we fully appreciate the pressures and stress that providing long-term care for a loved one can entail. Sometimes the opportunity to take a short break or even a holiday can make a huge difference, especially when helping somebody with a special condition such as dementia or Parkinson’s. (This service is also known as rest bite care.)
With respite care, one of our friendly, professional carers is able to step in to care for your loved one while you have a break. This may involve anything from companionship, cooking, cleaning through to personal care, medication management or more complex support for specialist conditions.

What is live in respite care?

Respite care at home is a temporary care arrangement provided by our highly trained caregivers to include a wide variety of caregiver services such as personal care and Support, dementia care, among others. Home respite care is designed to help provide relief from your permanent care routine if and when you are unable to fulfil your caregiving duties to your loved ones at any time or you just want a break from caring.
This form of in-home Respite care can be deployed in care for the elderly who in many cases usually need constant support to go about their daily life, someone who has one disability or the other including a learning disability, someone who suffers from dementia, Alzheimer’s and/or someone who suffers from a life-threatening illness such as advanced cancer to help give the regular carer a temporary break from the usual home instead care routine.
Respite care allows you to provide temporary professional care services for your loved ones without having to uproot them from their comfort zones and retain their dignity and independence. At Safehands, our respite care professionals are as highly trained as our full-time carers and can provide an equally satisfying short term care service on short notice

Live In Respite Care

At Safehands, we understand the dilemma that comes with the replacement of a full-time caregiver, especially when the patient involved has developed a particular bond with their live-in caregiver. This is why our home respite care is stretched long enough to include short term caregivers who can also act in similar capacities.
Our live in respite caregivers are equipped to temporarily act in the same capacities by providing live in respite care to your loved one and taking over all the duties of your assigned full-time carers which might include; doing house chores and other home cleaning activities, changing the bed in the morning and doing the laundry, running errands around and outside the home, taking one or more pets for a walk in the evenings and many more duties which your full-time caregiver is required to accomplish daily.
Although the live in respite care is designed for temporary purposes, our carers are trained to make the transition as smooth as possible and provide adequate care as if your original caregiver never left.
Our respite care service is designed to provide your loved one with adequate care and support whenever their primary carer has to take a break due to one reason or the other. We fully understand that providing full-time care for a patient is mentally and physically exhausting, and the importance of providing standard care and support in the absence of the regular caregiver, which is why our respite care specialists are trained to take over these care duties without any loss of quality care components.

Respite carer's duties

Our carers make sure that the client’s daily routine is maintained and that they are able to lead an independent lifestyle. Our respite care package includes personal care (bathing, dressing, washing, combing hair), light housekeeping (cleaning, dusting, sweeping, washing up), fresh meal preparation, companion, assisting with medicines, accompanying during important meetings and social gatherings and others.


Our experienced, qualified staff are equipped to support a wide range of care requirement – all the while adhering our high ethnical and professional conduct, ensuring service users are treated with the utmost respect and diginity at all times.

All our carers:


How Much is Home respite care Cost

At Safehands, we offer one of the most affordable home respite care in the United Kingdom. This is possible as a result of our vast network of highly trained home respite care specialists spread across numerous localities in England and Wales.
We pride ourselves on our affordable Short term care packages, and upfront pricing system which reliefs you of any hidden costs after a contractual agreement, however, to get the best out of a respite care service; we advise that you confirm if you’re eligible for a carer’s allowance or not.

See our Respite Care package

Best package for short term or couples
Talk to our friendly care advisors about your care needs. Calls from landline are free.

What are the Duties of a Respite Live In Carer?

Just like a full-time caregiver, the home respite care professional is also required to carry out some tasks while providing the necessary care and support; these tasks primarily include taking over the routine of the full-time caregiver such as;
The home respite caregiver is obligated to maintain the daily activities of the cared-for to help them retain their dignity, feeling of freedom, and independence.
When it comes to respite care at home, the caregiver is also required to provide companionship and friendship to help alleviate the feeling of loneliness or abandonment that the cared-for may feel as a result of the absence of their full-time carer or family members.
A home instead caregiver is also required to attend to personal care activities which may include; bathing, dressing, washing, keeping up with medicine usage, housekeeping, meal preparation, and many more.

How to Pay for Home Rest bite Care?

It is very vital to plan while paying for home respite care to avoid complications that might arise later on in the future.
If your loved one is deemed eligible for a carer’s allowance, then your local authority may provide this through direct payments for respite care services, funding a care home place or arrangement of intermittent breaks for you or your loved one.
On the other hand, if you’re deemed ineligible by your local authority, it is still possible to access the required funds through a charity or benevolent funding. Information about such charities can be gotten through a local carer’s group, social or health worker, or your GP.
At Safehands, we are prepared to walk you through the process of getting the needed short term care for your loved one(s). Our customer support representatives are available at all hours of the day to attend to all your home respite care inquiries and help you get the needed short term care for your loved one as quickly as required.

Support for you & your family when you need it most

24 hour care at home
carer and companion care

Why Safehands respite care?

Home is where the Heart is

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