St. Joseph Memory Care Services
We simplify the process for you:
Virtual or In-Home Assessment
Care Plan Creation with the Client Care Coordinator
Assigned a Care Team
Caring for an older adult or a person with disabilities can be a full-time job with little to no time for personal activities. If you are the caregiver for a loved one, you know how challenging it can be to balance caregiving responsibilities with the demands of your own life. You need a break from time to time to look after your own needs, and that’s where respite care comes in.
Comfort Keepers of St. Joseph, MI offers respite care, which provides short-term relief for primary caregivers. While you're away, respite caregivers come to your home and provide companionship for your loved one. It can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks.
When family caregivers are emotionally drained, it is difficult to provide the best possible care to their loved one. Whether it’s for just a few hours a week or an extended vacation, seeking respite care can help ease the burden of family caregiving and help to relieve stress, and prevent you from becoming exhausted or burned out. Respite care services allow you to take a break from your caregiver duties so you can recharge and come back refreshed and ready to provide the best care possible.
Respite care can benefit the person you’re caring for, too, providing them with variety, stimulation, and a welcomed change of routine. Respite care can provide much-needed social interaction for someone isolated due to illness or disability. Our caregivers are prepared to provide engaging conversation, mentally stimulating activities, and assistance with day-to-day tasks.
The primary role of a respite caregiver is to help clients with tasks of daily living such as feeding, dressing, grooming, bathing, and toileting. They can also help with cooking meals, running errands, transporting older adults to and from appointments, and performing light housekeeping duties.
If you are a caregiver in need of respite care, please don't hesitate to contact us. We'll be more than happy to provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision about respite care.