What is Respite Care ?

Respite care may involve providing alternative family or institutional care for a person with a disability in order to enable the carer to take a short break, a holiday or a rest.

How many hours do you provide care for ?

We provide care for a max of 4 hours per week .

How can I meet up with other carers ?

While we ourselves do not provide this service yet - we do have a database of people working as Carers and with their permission can pass on cantact details such as email.

How do I qualify for grants and allowances ?

See our page on Grants and follow the links to full reports on any of these .

How can I find information on local groups eg 'active retirement groups'?

You can contact us and we'll see what's available to you.