What Is Respite Care?

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Respite care offers a respite, or a break, to overworked caregivers. During respite care, an external nurse or aide temporarily helps tend to the person who needs care.

While respite care is meant to offer a reprieve for primary caregivers, this temporary assistance can also be refreshing for a person who needs care. They can meet new people or try new activities.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Verywell Health , https://www.verywellhealth.com/

Article Written By:  Laken Brooks

Original Article Posted on:  December 18, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.verywellhealth.com/respite-care-5086512