Providing short-term care to a loved one to relieve caregiver stress.
What is Respite Care
Respite care provides short-term care to a loved one to temporarily relieve the stress of a caregiver. This program allows the caregiver to maintain his or her emotional and physical health. Respite care can be referred by the caregiver, family, or home health agency. The length of stay can vary based on the needs of the caregiver and patient.