Respite Care in Hounslow
Respite Care in Hounslow & Chiswick
Respite care in Hounslow is the perfect solution for people needing a short-term break from caring for their loved ones. This may be for a holiday, an emergency where you are needed elsewhere or just because you need to recharge your batteries.
Considering regular, short breaks in your care routine will not only be beneficial to you but also for everyone else involved. You will reap the benefits of a much needed rest, and your loved ones will be well looked after by a trained professional during your absence. On your return, you’ll feel refreshed and recharged.
What happens when an unplanned event crops up, like an emergency or illness meaning you are unable to give the time you normally do to those you care for? Preparing yourself for such an event with the knowledge that Caremark have flexible options to suit you can be a great relief.
What do respite care assistants in Hounslow do?
Our care assistants go above and beyond to understand your loved one’s needs, taking into account their personality, history, and personal preferences. They work with you to ensure they follow the routines that your loved one is used to and give the same level of care, for the same tasks – and possibly more – than you would be giving if you were at home with them. A detailed care plan tailored completely to their needs will be created prior to starting the respite care in Hounslow.
Our care assistants can help with:
- Simple household chores
- Personal care, including dressing, showering/washing and help with going to the toilet
- Nursing care, such as continence support or catheter changing
- Social activities, help with memory impairment, and general companionship, including emotional and practical support
- Shopping, cooking and meal planning
- Housekeeping, including cleaning, washing and drying clothes
- Administering medication
- Supporting recovery or convalescence following hospital discharge
- Arranging appointments with healthcare professionals
- Mobility support, e.g. helping your loved one move around the house
- Feeding and looking after pets
We’ll take care of everything for you
When we first work with you, our care assistant will organise a briefing meeting to discuss in detail the normal care regime you follow for your relative or friend. Our care assistant can even work alongside you for a day so your loved one can get used to them and so that they can watch how you carry out your duties.
During your respite break we will then visit as scheduled, or stay in your home to provide respite care in Hounslow as planned. We will regularly feedback to you and adjust our care if appropriate.
Respite care at home provides a gentler solution to temporarily placing your loved one in a care home, where they will be away from their familiar surroundings and possessions, and it may be more difficult for friends or family to visit them.
Why you might need a break
Taking care of a loved one or family member is challenging and emotionally and physically very draining. Knowing that you can take a short break from time to time can be a great incentive to keep you going. Or maybe you’ve got to go away unexpectedly and there’s no one else to take over your care-related duties? Whatever the reason, we’re here to help give you as much of a break as you need with ur respite care services in Hounslow. Our kind and highly qualified care assistants can visit your loved one’s home to take over the caring you do, giving you time out whenever you need it.
How often do you need a break?
You don’t necessarily need to have a long break to feel the benefit. Sometimes short respite breaks at regular intervals work well. An option could be one afternoon or evening every week so that you can unwind and enjoy some ‘me time’. Perhaps you would enjoy a monthly visit to the theatre, or to a health spa for a pampering session? Or maybe you need to attend an appointment, go away in an emergency, or just have a bit of time to catch-up on life admin you’ve not had time to deal with. Whatever your needs are, we are here to take the pressure off. We’re happy to be flexible and take the lead from you, responding to how you’re feeling and how your schedule is.
Why choose Caremark?
You’ll be in safe hands – our services care for over 14,000 customers.
We provide care that is an individual as you are. You are unique, so your care plan must be too!
Our quality of care is exemplary. You are extremely important to us, and we care for you like you were our own family.
We employ our staff based on their personalities – caring, compassionate, cheery and fun!
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We spend time matching our Care Assistants with our customers and maintaining that pairing.
We are open and transparent with family members and share details of each visit when requested.
Customer confidentiality is extremely important to us. We are fully compliant with GDPR and data protection.