In-home Respite Care Services
As a family caregiver, your self-care is important—the healthier you are, the better you can care for your loved one. But looking after a loved one can quickly become a full-time job that doesn’t leave you with much time for personal, self-care. Enter our respite care service.
Hiring a respite caregiver for a few hours a day, a couple of days a week, or a few times a month can provide you with some personal time to care for yourself.
Qualified Caregiver Assistance
Qualified and caring caregivers can help you take a few hours off without feeling guilty or stressed. While a caregiver assists your aging loved one, you can take care of yourself or personal responsibilities.
A Variety of Services
Our respite caregivers can handle any and every daily life task your loved one may need help with: bathing, dressing and grooming, transfers/ambulations, transportation, meal prep, bill pay, and much more.
Home Safety Evaluations
Ensuring the safety of your loved one’s home is imperative. Georgetown is available to offer recommendations to local companies who specialize in this service, just ask a member of our team. If you are unsure of what to look for, here are 10 signs that your loved one needs assistance to safely live at home.
We can help you get connected with support groups and individuals in our area that can help YOU, as well as help you with your caregiving responsibilities.
Cooperative assisted living that works with your needs
Are you a family caregiver in need of some help or temporary relief? Don’t hesitate to contact us. You can talk to us about your unique situation, schedule a free in-home assessment, and be well on your way to a happier, healthier life for you and your loved one.Get Started
Choose Georgetown Home Care
As a locally-owned and operated non-medical home care company, we’re committed to providing dependable and affordable one-on-one support to aging adults and their families. Our mission is to ensure a better quality of life for our elderly clients and their families by providing dependable and affordable care.
“My mother had the great good fortune to be paired with a remarkable young woman who became her caregiver and good friend in our home and then in the transition to an assisted living facility nearby. We will be grateful always for the support our family received…”
We diligently follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, taking all precautions to provide a safe environment for both our employees and our clients of all abilities and ages, including seniors and their families who are most at-risk.
Find out more about our COVID-19 safety protocols and COVID-19 recovery services.
Respite Care Statistics
In the 21st Century, the demands placed on family and other informal caregivers continue to escalate, and will eventually affect nearly every American family.
- Nearly a quarter (23.9%) of U.S. households are now involved in caring for an elderly family member or relative, spending an average of 20 hours a week in caregiving-related chores.
- Some 80% of caregivers provide unpaid assistance seven days a week.
(Source: National Family Caregivers Association/Fortis Long Term Care, 1998)
- Long-distance caregivers miss nearly 15 million days of work each year.
(Source: National Council on Aging/The Pew Charitable Trusts, 1998)
- Long-term family caregiving takes a significant toll on workers. Lost productivity, absenteeism, interruptions and replacing employees due to elder care costs American business in excess of $11.4 billion annually.
(Source: National Alliance for Caregiving/Glaxo Welcome Report, 1997)
- A significant decline in the number of family caregivers is occurring in the U.S., while at the same time, the demand for elder care is increasing.
So if you are a family caregiver in need of some help, we’re ready.Contact Us