Respite Program: Eastern Counties

The Carefor Respite Program is a home care support service which allows family and friends to schedule temporary relief from their role as caregiver. This permits a period of respite for caregivers, alleviating stress and other strains that can be placed on relationships.

The goal of the program is to provide a service which offers both safety and support for the frail elderly, as well as adults with physical disabilities. The program offers:

  • Carefor client and spouse enjoying the weather
    A win-win program for both caregivers and clients
    Caregiver relief
  • Reduction of client's anxieties about being alone
  • Reduction of risk for client injury
  • Prevention of premature institutionalization
  • Prevention of unnecessary hospitalization

A wide range of individuals can benefit from the Carefor Respite Program, including convalescents, seniors over 65, physically challenged individuals, palliative clients, and others.

Services provided include:

  • Personal care
  • Homemaking
  • Monitoring
  • Supervision
  • Activation

For more information, call 613-932-3451 / 1-800-267-1741 or e-mail

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