Respite Care Services

(4 customer reviews)


Ensure safety, comfort, and well-being in your caregiver’s absence.

Our Respite Care Services offer temporary relief for family caregivers, allowing them to take a break and attend to personal needs while loved ones receive capable and compassionate care from trained caregivers.

Care Provider:
Caregiver or Personal Support Worker
Minimum Shift Duration:
4 hours as part of a Care Plan
Shift Schedule:
daily, weekly, or monthly
Booking Notice:
within 24-48 hours

RT Medical’s Respite Care Services provide valuable benefits to both the patient and family members. For the patient, respite care offers professional support, ensuring their safety and well-being while the primary caregiver takes a break. This allows the patient to experience new interactions, engage in stimulating activities, and enjoy companionship.

For the family, respite care provides much-needed relief from the demands of caregiving, allowing them to rest, recharge, and take care of their own physical and emotional needs.

It also helps reduce caregiver burnout and enhances the overall quality of care provided to the client by ensuring the primary caregiver can maintain a healthy balance in their own life.

  • Personal care assistance, such as bathing, grooming, and dressing
  • Medication management and reminders
  • Companionship and engaging activities to promote social interaction
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Light housekeeping tasks, such as tidying up and laundry
  • Mobility support and assistance with transfers
  • Transportation for medical appointments or errands
  • Monitoring of vital signs and health conditions
  • Overnight care and supervision
  • Assistance with cognitive stimulation exercises
  • Emotional support and attentive listening
  • Respite care coordination to ensure seamless transitions and continuity of care

Q. Are carers entitled to respite?

A. Yes, carers are often entitled to respite breaks. This helps in easing the pressures and stress of caregiving, so they remain effective and refreshed.

Q. How do you get respite care?

A. To get respite care, contact your local health or social services department. Alternatively, you can also contact us at RT Medical for a comprehensive assessment and quotation.

Q. What can a respite carer help with?

A. A respite carer can assist with daily activities like bathing, feeding, administering medication; and offering companionship. They see to it that the primary carer gets their well-deserved break while the loved one continues to receive the support they need.

Q. What is the difference between short-term and respite care?

A. Short-term care typically addresses temporary needs, such as post-surgical recovery, while respite care specifically provides breaks for primary carers.

Q. How long can respite care last?

A. Respite care can range from a few hours to several weeks, depending on the needs of both the carer and the individual being cared for.

Q. How much does respite care cost?

A. The cost of respite care varies based on duration, care level; and location. Contact us for accurate pricing on our services.

Q. Who pays for respite care?

A. Respite care can be funded through personal means, insurance, or through governmental or charitable organizations, depending on eligibility and location.

Q. Will having a respite carer affect my carer’s allowances or other benefits?

A. Using a respite carer may impact certain benefits or allowances. It's advised to consult with your local benefits office or a legal advisor before making arrangements.

4 reviews for Respite Care Services

  1. Alicia Bradshaw (verified customer)

    Our family tried a few respite care options, but RTMedHealth stands out. Their compassionate care is unmatched.

  2. James Adkins (verified customer)

    Really impressed with their professional staff. They truly understand the nuances of caregiving and provide much-needed relief.

  3. Gregory Hicks (verified customer)

    The reviews don’t lie. Exceptional respite care. I’ve recommended it to all my friends.

  4. Zachary Cordova (verified customer)

    It’s hard to find genuine care these days, but RTMed’s Respite Care is the real deal.

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