Respite care is as much about the carer as it is about the person being cared for. Caring for a loved one at home over a continuous period can be physically and mentally exhausting. It is often impossible to get away, which means looking after yourself can similarly be impossible. In order to care for a loved one effectively, however, you need to have your energy and passion fully charged.
We can accommodate individuals for short periods, allowing the carer to have the freedom to do other things, be it visit family, go on holiday or simply relax and recharge.
Such a break from caring is key to being able to carry on caring for your loved one at home for as long as you possibly can. While at St.Gabriel’s, we ensure that our residents are taken care of 24 hours a day, with experienced nursing staff always on hand to make them feel as comfortable as possible.