Respite care is a short term stay for the elders that are being taken care of by their children at homes, with or without the help of a professional caregiver. It is another name for the short-term break for the caregivers. It can be arranged for any period depending on your situation or the choices; which can either be just for a day or several weeks.
The highly trained professionals offer respite care to the senior citizens at their homes or elder homes and make them comfortable with a new setting. It also helps you to prevent from becoming exhausted.
It majorly benefits for the person you are taking care of. It can be offered at your home as well as at NEMA elder home.
Why do we need it?
If your family is going a holiday or leaving home for some emergency trip, then there is no need for you to be dependent upon the reluctant relatives or neighbors to take care of your elders. Your loved one can vacation with us, at our resort-like homes for senior citizens in luxurious rooms with a garden or forest view and enjoy sumptuous meals of their choices. The community living environment lets them enjoy the company of their fellow senior citizens too.
You must take care of your health too so that you are efficiently performing your role as a caregiver to your elders. It would not be unjust to give yourself a little time to rejuvenate.
Types of Respite Care Services
Eldercare is something that is informally provided by family members, relatives, or neighbors. Caregivers need equal support and attention to maintain their health and wellbeing. Respite care for the elderly offers relief and renewal to the caregiver, as their other duties can be highly demanding and stressful.
It is formally provided by trained caregivers
There are several types of respite care services that you can choose based on your situation.
In-home Respite care
A respite homecare attendant visits your home or the place where you need the person to be taken care of. It is usually offered on a shift basis.
Elder-home based Respite Daycare
This type of respite care is offered at NEMA elder-home.
Daily activities and outings are part of this. It provides an opportunity for the elder to socialize with others in a safe environment.
Elder-home based Respite care
It offers a short stay for seniors in the elder-homes while you are away for a few days. This service can be opted either as a planned one for a few days or in the case of emergencies.
Respite care offers the community living in senior homes. They get a chance to meet other senior people and get engaged in the activities specially created for the seniors
Medical respite care for the elderly
Medical respite care is provided to the people who are either suffering from serious illness or getting recovered from physical injury.
The cost of respite care depends on the type, location, and levels of care.
NEPL offers the best respite care services to older adults in a community living environment. Our residential homes for older adults are specially designed by international architects to cater to the special requirements of seniors.
Our Happy Residents
I am a business man and my work requires me to travel a lot. Admist this sometimes I have to leave my mother alone at home. Due to her age it used to become difficult for my mother to manage everything alone. This lead me to research about the respite care of elderly in India, and I came across NEMA elder care. Their facilities of respite for elderly in India are very efficient and has helped me a lot in taking care of my mother. According to me for respite care in India NEMA elder care provides the best service.
Mrs. Anu Chauhan
My father met with car accident a year ago and has not been keeping well since then. He was not allowed to go out of the city, So when i had to leave the city for a few weeks i started looking for respite care in India. That's when my friend told me about NEMA elder care. With their different types of respite care for elderly in India programs, it helped me a lot in managing my work and home life.
Mr. Anurag Jain
A few years ago my husband and father in law met with an accident. Since then my father in law has been bed ridden. A few months ago i came across NEMA care's respite care in India. And I realised gone are those days with limited facilities for adult care. Respite care for elderly in India has improved a lot in last few years and NEMA care is a perfect example for that. They have different programs for respite care for elderly in India, which proved to be a great help for my father in law.