A break from caring
Respite for healthcare appointments and training
If you need to see your GP, dentist or attend a healthcare appointment, but you can’t leave the person you care for, funding is available for replacement care. This funding is also available to enable you to attend training courses relevant to your caring role.
If the person you look after has home care or home-based respite arranged by Adult Social Care, you can ask your provider to arrange this for you.
- Contact your care provider in good time so that respite care can be arranged.
- Contact us with the details of what you have agreed with your care provider.
If the person you care for isn’t receiving home care or home-based respite arranged by Adult Social Care, you can still get support to attend healthcare appointments or training. Contact Care for the Carers:
Care for the Carers
Phone: 01323 738 390
Website: Care for the Carers
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