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Respite care in Ipswich

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What is respite care?

Respite care is short-term or emergency care and is used at times when additional care support is required. Typically respite care is used by people whose normal carer is unavailable for a period of time, whether through an unexpected change of circumstances or because they’re taking a well-earned break. Respite care allows you to receive the care you’d normally need, meaning you won’t have to worry about whether the housework will get done and allow you to spend more time doing the things you enjoy.

Opening hours
Monday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:30pm
Sunday 9:00am - 5:30pm
Helping Hands Ipswich, 1 Friars Courtyard,
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Ipswich respite support from Helping Hands

At Helping Hands, we’ve got over 30 years’ experience in helping people across England and Wales to remain independent and confident in the comfortable, familiar surroundings of their own homes. With respite care from our wonderful home care Ipswich team, you’ll have one of our brilliant carers come to your home and help you out in any way you require. Our carers can provide care for people with a wide range of needs and conditions, no matter how straightforward or complex they might be.

When to choose respite care

Providing high quality, compassionate home care can be physically and mentally draining, so it’s only right that your regular carer takes a break from time to time. In these moments, Helping Hands are able to provide care for you or your loved one, generally within 24 hours of your call, ensuring you’ll continue to receive the excellent support you’d normally expect from your carer. Whether you need help with laundry, preparing meals, cleaning, medication or anything else, our wonderful carers will be able to assist you. We also offer live in care in Ipswich.

Respite care services tailored to you

If you or a loved one require dedicated respite care, look no further than your friendly Ipswich Helping Hands care team. We’re able to provide a respite care service that is fully tailored to your individual needs and preferences, ensuring you receive the type and level of care that you’d expect from your normal carer and are never left feeling unsupported or isolated. Because we’re a private care provider, rather than an agency, we’re able to give you much more control over your respite care. If you have a certain way that you like things to be done, our compassionate carers will always respect your wishes and are fully trained to provide specialist care to people with a wide range of conditions, including types of dementia and cancer.

Qualified respite carers in Ipswich

We’re extremely proud of our brilliant carers – they truly are the heart and soul of our organisation. All of our carers have been selectively recruited for their empathetic, dedicated approach to their role, and have undergone extensive background checks to ensure they’re just the sort of person we want to be looking after our wonderful customers. Every carer receives our award-winning training when they start at Helping Hands Ipswich, and will continue to undertake regular refresher courses that keep them up to date with all the latest industry standards and best practices. In addition, all of our care provision is fully regulated and monitored by the Care Quality Commission and Care Inspectorate Wales.

Contact us for Respite Support

You can find out more about respite support from Helping Hands by calling our friendly customer support team seven days a week. Alternatively, you can contact us via our website to arrange a callback at a time that’s more convenient to you.