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In-Home Respite Care

Regular breaks are essential to maintaining the health and wellbeing of carers and those they support.

What is In-Home Respite Care?

In-home respite care allows primary caregivers to take a much-needed break while ensuring their loved one continues to receive the care they need. In-home respite care can take place in the home of the care recipient or in the home of their caregiver.

Carer’s Network can provide flexible in-home respite services on a regular, irregular or emergency basis.

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Benefits of In-Home Respite Care

Benefits For Caregivers:

As a carer it is important to take care of your own physical and mental wellbeing, so you don’t become stressed or burnt out. Respite care provides primary caregivers with the opportunity to take a break, attend appointments, go on a holiday, or tend to their hobbies and personal relationships.

Benefits For Care Recipients:

In-home respite ensures care recipients receive personalised care by a qualified and experienced support worker in a comfortable, familiar environment. This ensures minimum disruption to routines and also gives you the chance to meet someone new.

How We Can Help

At Carer’s Network, we provide carers with flexible in-home respite. Our responsive services ensure you have the support when it matters most, including weekends, holidays and overnight. We can support you in a range of circumstances:

Regular In-Home Respite Care:

Scheduled and consistent respite provides caregivers with planned time off in order to tend to their personal life, whilst ensuring a familiar routine for care recipients.

Irregular In-Home Respite Care:

Flexible scheduling based on the caregiver and care recipient’s needs. This option suits caregivers who have unpredictable schedules or specific events that require temporary relief.

Emergency In-Home Respite Care:

Our responsive services extend to emergencies or crises, ensuring you and your loved one receive the support you need when it matters most.

Our In-Home Respite Care Services

Carer’s Network can support your loved one with a range of care services:

Personal Care

A cornerstone to enabling you to remain independent in your own home.

Domestic Assistance

A clean and tidy home can significantly influence your health, wellbeing, safety and comfort.

Community and Social Support

Social connection is an integral part of maintaining physical and emotional health and wellbeing.

Frequently Asked Questions About In-Home Respite Care Services:

How do I know if in-home respite care is right for me?

In-home respite care is beneficial for those who need temporary relief from caregiving duties, whether on a regular, irregular, or emergency basis. Additionally, it maintains the care recipient’s comfort and routine at home. Our professional support staff are ready to answer any questions you may have about in-home respite care. Click here to contact us.

Why Carer’s Network for in-home respite care?

At Carer’s Network, we believe in providing compassionate and personalised care that meets the unique needs of our clients. Our approach focuses on maintaining the highest standards of care while ensuring the comfort and well-being of both caregivers and care recipients.

Can you guarantee qualified, experienced respite carers?

Carer’s Network guarantees that our carers are fully qualified and abide by all statutory regulations governing the aged and disability sector. Our carer’s hold a minimum of a Certificate III in Individual Support or equivalent, with many holding a Certificate IV, Diploma, or even degrees in Nursing.

Our care staff are fully screened and undergo continuous education to ensure the highest quality of care.

What process do you have in place if I want to request a change of care worker?

Feedback relating to staff allocated to support and care for you can be provided at any time without prejudice, and another Carer will be allocated to your care immediately. There are no notice periods or cost implications if this were to occur.

Carer’s Network is dedicated to maintaining a culture of open communication, transparency, and accountability. Our clients are at the heart of everything we do, and Carer’s Network is dedicated to caring for our clients in the way they wish to be cared for.

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