Respite Care Articles

Read about all things homecare below, including the latest care industry articles, advice, and company announcements, curated by the Cavendish Homecare Team.

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Why is respite care important?

What is respite care? Respite Care is designed to provide relief for families or others who undertake the care of a family member or friend. Furthermore, it can be a useful break for anyone receiving care. Sometimes it can be given in emergencies, whilst […]

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How to get the most out of your respite care

When should I consider respite care? Sometimes, caring for someone else can mean we put our own needs to the back of our minds. But it’s important to take a break every now and again and look after yourself. Many experts recommend that you […]

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How respite care can help over Christmas

Challenges over the Christmas period Christmas is approaching once again and for those who will be choosing to see their families over the Christmas period, they will be organising things from gifts to food. However, if one of your family members is receiving care, […]

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Respite support for caregivers of dementia patients

Caring for a friend or loved one living with dementia can be very overwhelming. It can take up large amounts of time leaving carers feeling stuck and tired. You may believe that you should be able to ‘do it all’. Seeking help does not […]

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Respite care needed for sandwich carers

What is Respite Care? The BBC reported that overstretched ‘sandwich carers’ are caring for their children as well as their elderly loved ones leading them to need emotional support themselves. Being a full-time carer can be very demanding physically, mentally and emotionally. In order […]

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