Overview of Respite Care Services
Family caregivers need support to help them balance their responsibilities to their loved ones and their own needs. Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County’s respite programs allow family members to take time away from the adults and children who depend on them for care so they can work, socialize or enjoy a bit of well deserved rest. While taking these important breaks, our clients can experience peace of mind knowing that their loved ones are in expert hands and realize all the other benefits that respite care provides.
Respite Care Services Provides:
- Reducing stress for caregivers and care recipients
- Provide assistance with ADLs and IADLs when caregivers are medically fragile and cannot manage these tasks
- Provide companionship to care recipients to help reduce boredom, feelings of isolation and depression
- Create a happier, less stressful family situation
- Allow caregivers necessary rest so they can retain their own mental and physical health
Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County services Orange County and Ventura County with full time, part time and intermittent respite services. Professional caregivers are available any time of day or night, for as few as four hours a day and up to 24 hours a day. Overnight care is also available making out of town trips possible for family caregivers.
If you believe that respite care is the right choice for your family, compile a list of your needs and contact Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County to request your free, no obligation consultation.
Respite Care FAQ's
To read more FAQs, click here. If you have any specific questions, feel free to call our 24/7 hotline at (888) 725-8742
Can respite caregivers assist with activities of daily living if my father sometimes acts aggressively or lashes out because of dementia?
Yes, Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County’s caregivers are trained to deal with many of the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s and dementia. They learn effective coping techniques that are often very effective in controlling emotional outbursts and allowing the caregiver to assist with ADLs in a compassionate, caring manner.
If my mom’s caregiver becomes ill, can you provide backup care quickly?
Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County closely monitors our professional caregiver’s schedules so that we can quickly arrange for backup care whenever necessary. In the event of a last minute change or emergency, our care managers remain on call and will step in to find a professional caregiver to step in quickly.
Is respite available full time, for an entire week while I travel?
Yes. Salus Homecare of Los Angeles County often assists families with their around the clock respite needs. We can arrange to have a professional caregiver in the home 24 hours a day and seven days a week to provide supervision and assistance to your loved one while you are away. This will allow you to enjoy your travels more knowing that your loved one is safe, comfortable and never alone.