Respite care in Wales - useful resources
Useful organisations and more information about respite care for carers and people with dementia.
Age Cymru aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, services, campaigns, products, training and research.
Care Inspectorate Wales
Care Inspectorate Wales regulates, inspects and reviews all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in Wales.
Carers Trust works to improve support services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
Carers Wales provides information and advice about caring, alongside practical and emotional support for carers.
Your local Citizens Advice can provide information and advice in confidence or point you in the right direction to further sources of support. Trained Citizens Advice advisers can offer information on benefits in a way that is easy to understand. To find your nearest Citizens Advice, look in the phone book, ask at your local library or look on the website. Opening times vary.
Our information is based on evidence and need, and is regularly updated using quality-controlled processes. It is reviewed by experts in health and social care and people affected by dementia.
Reviewed by: Nick Andrews, Research and Practice Development Officer, Wales School for Social Care Research, Swansea University, and Valerie Billingham, Health and Care Lead Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.
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