Many carers who choose to look after a loved one, see themselves not as a carer, but as a family member or trusted friend.

Looking after a loved one who requires 24-hour care can be very demanding both physically and emotionally and even the most dedicated carers need a break sometimes.

Clients use our services to allow themselves time to attend to everyday tasks like shopping while some utilise our services for extended periods to allow them to go on holidays. Whatever the length of time, our clients know their loved ones are in safe hands and are comfortable in the familiar surroundings of home.

Colbrow’s dedicated care staff are available to provide respite for carers for as little as one hour and up to 24-hours a day, for any length of time required.

Respite

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Our compassionate and experienced respite care team can provide:

  • Domestic assistance
  • Personal care
  • Companionship
  • Live-in care
  • Transport to and from doctors and other appointments
  • Oral hygiene
  • Basic foot and skin care
  • Fitting aids and appliances
  • Communication, including reading and writing assistance
  • Medication prompting
  • Preparing and cooking meals
  • Assistance with eating and drinking

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