Wales Council of the Blind

Respite Care

Definition: A service giving carers a break from their caring responsibilities by providing short term care to the cared-for-person in their own home or in a residential setting.

Category: adult social care

Credit: Department of Health

Source: Glossary of Adult Social Care Terms

Services mentioning Respite Care

Calvert Trust Kielder - (Calvert Trust) Sports, arts, leisure and holidays

The Calvert Trust runs an accessible centre in Kielder where disabled people can try out new experiences with family and friends. Various types of breaks are available, from day or half day trips to self catering and respite breaks.