Respite Care at Home Scheme
you live with an adult you care for? Do you need to take a break?
We can help!
is the Scheme?
This scheme enables carers to have time away from the person
they care for, safe in the knowledge that they will be looked
after in the familiar surroundings of their own home.
can the Carers do?
Respite Carers can carry out a variety of tasks including personal
care, night sitting, preparing food, shopping and cleaning.
can work times that best suit you - from a couple of hours to
a whole week.
I have to pay?
local council will pay the majority of the cost, but you will
be asked for a small contribution.
do I access the service?
scheme is run by your local council. If you'd like to join, contact
your local Social Services team. If you'd like assistance with
the application process, we'll be happy to help.
contact your local social services team or call us on 020 8767
1619 for more information.
Respite Home Care Service is a 24-hour service that runs every