Respite care can be a big support for you and the person you care for. However, it can be difficult to adjust to.
It can feel daunting to find the right care option for the person with dementia and you. It’s a good idea to meet with care providers to find out more about how they work and how you feel about them.
Find out about payment or funding arrangements for different respite care options in Wales.
You can arrange respite care through your local authority or you can contact a personal assistant, homecare agency or care home directly.
There are different types of respite care available in and out of the home in Wales. Options range from care agencies, support workers and friends, to day centres, holidays and care homes.
Find out what respite care is, the different types that are available, how to pay for it and how to get the most out of it.
Useful organisations and more information about respite care for carers and people with dementia.