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In-Home Adult Respite

Trained personal support workers and/or volunteers are available to meet the needs of the client and offer the caregiver some relief from the stresses of caregiving for a few hours or shifts of care. Respite may include homemaking services, recreation and stimulation activities.

Why it Matters: 

Caregivers of family members with dementia or other chronic illnesses frequently shoulder the responsibility of care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We can help caregivers by providing a temporary rest from their caregiving responsibilities, giving them time for themselves. 

Accreditation

Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that consults with experts to develop health care standards based on best practices. They accredit a wide range of health care and social services providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, clinics, and community health programs. Accreditation Canada has been helping providers improve health care quality and safety for more than 55 years.