Respite and Long-Term Accommodation

Respite Accommodation

Respite accommodation is short term usually 1-4 weeks:

It is usually mainly used for:

  • Providing supported accommodation for relative while the family has a vacation or travels.
  • Providing rehabilitation or similar for a person recovering from a fall or other health issues
  • Providing post hospital recuperation prior to returning home
  • Giving an older person a break from having to care for themselves
  • Giving a relative from caring for their relative
  • As means of introducing an elderly person to what an SRS (Supportive Residential Services) can offer in readiness for a future move from independent living to supported accommodation.

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