Take a Break, You Deserve It
Family caregivers need a break. Constantly tending to a loved one ican be physically and emotionally draining. Even your loved one could use a break too! A new friend could be just what your loved one really needs. To protect your own health and be the best that you can be for your loved one, it is important to get time away to refuel and refresh.
Non-medical Caregivers with advanced training in:
- Dementia Care
- Nutritional Care
- Companion Care
- Personal Care
- Disability & Injury
- General Errands
- & more!
Call (865) 332-5000 to learn more about how Your Home Team Care can help alleviate the stress of caring for a loved one.
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Respite Care Benefits for You
Opportunities to Relax
With the free time provided by respite care, you now have the freedom to relax as you choose! Take a day trip with your spouse, go get a massage, take a much-needed nap, or spend time doing activities you love. All the while, knowing your loved one is well cared for and supervised.
Rebuild Your Relationship
Spending so much time with one person would drive anyone crazy! Respite care allows a much-needed break for you and your loved one. Having these breaks provide an opportunity to alleviate possible friction between a family caregiver and their loved one.
Be You Again
It’s easy to get caught up in the everyday tasks of taking care of a loved one. This usually means giving up your personal life, or even your career. Respite care allows a family caregiver the time and space to discover their personal identity again by participating in fun activities or events they once enjoyed.
Respite Care Benefits for Them
Increase Social Skills
When a senior-only spends time with their family caregiver, they could feel isolated and need to branch out a meet new people. Whenever your loved one has an opportunity to spend time with someone new they’re able to enjoy a fresh and lively conversation that promotes healthy psychological and cognitive brain health.
Our caregivers receive a special training program, Living with Joy, which specializes in companionship strategies, care of dementia and Alzheimer’s patients, as well as care for the bed-bound individual.
A Change of Pace
Sometimes just having a new person around can ignite a sense of renewal in a senior. With a new change of pace, comes a fresh outlook on life! This could result in a loved one having an interest in new hobbies or activities which you or your caregiver can participate in.