Respite Care

Comfort Keepers of Cambridge & Brantford’s respite care services provides support for family caregivers.

Serving as the sole caregiver for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be a stressful, demanding responsibility, especially when it is in addition to raising children or working a full-time job. Family caregivers are not alone, though. It is estimated that nearly 44 million Canadians (predominately Baby Boomers) regularly provide senior care for an elderly relative.

With so many people depending on them, it is crucial that caregivers take the time to care for themselves. No matter how much they love the people they are caring for, home helpers need regular breaks to be their best. That is where Comfort Keepers respite care, referred to as “short break care” in some countries, can help.

We provide professional home senior care for seniors and other adults who require assistance to temporarily relieve caregivers so they can attend to other matters. Our respite care services allow family caregivers time to themselves and do activities they want to do such as the following:

  • Run errands
  • Spend time shopping
  • Meet with a support group
  • Make a dentist or doctor appointment
  • Enjoy much-deserved alone time

In-Home Respite Care Services

Respite care services give caregivers the unique opportunity to leave home for a few hours with the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved ones are in capable hands and receiving the senior care that they need. With Comfort Keepers, caregivers can schedule as much or as little time away as they need. Arranging a temporary break is easy, whether they need a few hours a week to run errands or around-the-clock senior care for their loved one so they can make it to an event out of town.

Caregivers do not need to let non-stop caregiving take a toll on their physical and emotional health. With Comfort Keepers of Cambridge and Brantford caring for their loved ones, they receive that much-needed rest.

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