When you are in need of respite care at home in the Havant area, perhaps because your regular carer needs a well-earned break, or you are going on holiday and would appreciate some extra support while you’re away. It’s important that everyone gets to take some time for themselves, and while caring for another person is incredibly rewarding, it can also lead to physical and emotional exhaustion. Consequently, if you normally have someone care for you they really do need to be relieved from time to time, so that they can recharge their batteries and relax. Having support from our amazing Havant home care team will ensure your care continues seamlessly.
Respite care is a short-term passage of care, for a few days or a couple of weeks, delivered by a different carer than usual. Your carer may be taking a planned holiday or may need to leave quickly due to illness or a family emergency. Because of this, you may be left without care and you and your loved ones may be put under enormous pressure to find you another carer in a hurry. It could also be that you have been in hospital and would appreciate some extra support at home, just until you’re feeling better. Your family may be your regular carers, but they need to take a break away from their duties sometimes, so respite care can also be highly beneficial to them.
Because Helping Hands have been supporting people in their own homes for more than 30 years, we really understand how best to care for a variety of conditions. Our dedicated carers will come to you on either a visiting or live-in basis, depending on the level of care you need and the complexity of your condition, so whether you’re an older person who has age-related frailties or you’re living with a life-limiting condition, we’re experienced and able to help.
Visiting care means you’ll have a programme of visits tailored to your needs, from just 30 minutes per week, whereas live-in care will see one of our carers living in your home with you, meaning support and companionship around the clock. Regardless of the service you choose, our carers will support you with your medication, meals, mobility, housework, personal care and so much more.
Our care packages will be tailored to your exact requirements, meaning that your wants and needs will be respected and ensure your care blends seamlessly from your regular carer to your respite. Your package of care will be accompanied by a personalised support plan that contains all of your daily routines and the way you like to live your life. By putting you at the centre of your care experience we can be sure that you will always have your independence promoted, meaning that your care will remain consistent until your regular carer returns, or your period of care ends.
Since 1989, our amazing carers have worked tirelessly to ensure that our carers live the best life they can do in the home that means everything to them. Remaining at home keeps you where you want to be, with people and pets close and always there, and because our carers will be flexible and help you with every aspect of your routine, you’ll always remain in control of your care experience. We are so confident that our carers are the best in the industry because we only select people who share our ethos for providing the highest quality of care while keeping our customers safe and comfortable at home.
We train our carers well so that they’ll always have access to the skills and experience they’ll need to care for their customers and be able to build on their existing knowledge and develop as they would like to. Our Havant care team are dedicated to providing the community with the highest level of care possible, and thanks to being fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission and Care Inspectorate Wales, we can promise our customers and their loved ones that our care standards will always remain consistently high.