Our home based respite service is free and available to any carer living in the Renfrewshire area
What happens next?
We contact you and ask you to come to the Carers Centre to discuss your needs and the service you would like.
We then arrange, with you, for two of our staff to visit your home to meet the person you are caring for.
This helps us to understand your caring sitaution and arrange a suitable respite worker.
Are you a carer?
What do we offer?
A carer is someone who provides unpaid care and support to a family member, partner, relative or friend, of any age, who could not manage without this help. This could be due to age, illness, disability, long term condition, a physical or mental health problem or addiction.
Who is the service for?
Shared Care Online Shortbreak Information Service
How do I find out more?
Easy! Give the Centre a phone, call in, or you can ask your doctor, district nurse or social worker to pass your details to us
The service is available to carers of:
Older adults (including people with dementia)
Adults with physical disabilities, mental health needs, learning disabilities etc.
Children with physical or learning disabilities
A trained, supportive and reliable worker who can come to your home and take over your caring role so that you have an opportunity to have a break.