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Respite Care


Respite Care

A Short Break to Rest and Recharge.

Respite care, which can sometimes be referred to as a short stay, is when someone lives in a care home for a short period of time, usually between a week and four weeks – whilst benefiting from the same level of expert care and support as permanent residents.

Respite care at our Weymouth care home can give carers a much-needed break from the unwavering responsibilities of looking after a loved one, and a chance to take some time to rest and get back on top of things, with the peace of mind that their relative or friend is safe and cared for.

For some, a respite stay may be needed following a hospital stay when the acute care of the clinical team is no longer required but the individual is not well enough to return home. Respite care in Weymouth gives them a chance to recuperate fully in a warm and homely setting, away from the busy hospital wards, with support still on-hand 24/7 from trained team members including registered nurses.

And, for others, it’s a great opportunity if they, or their family, are considering a more permanent move into a care home as they can experience life at Chestnuts for themselves, before taking the step into long-term care.

Respite Care at Chestnuts

Our loving and dedicated team at our respite care home in Hemel Hempstead ensures the same high-quality approach to care, wonderful activities and mouth-watering meals are available to our respite residents, making their stay with us is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Respite Break with Us

We understand the pandemic has been difficult for everyone – particularly if you’ve been caring for an elderly loved one who lives with dementia. If you’re looking to book a trip away, or just take some time to have a much-needed rest, you can book one of our respite rooms for short stays.

Rest assured we all work together to keep our residents safe and have a variety of infection control measures and processes embedded in our day-to-day lives.

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