Respite care lets you take a break by replacing the care you provide. There are lots of different options, including home care, day care centres and temporary care home stays. It’s a good idea to check what’s available in your area, in case you need to arrange respite care at short notice.

Next steps

To find details of your local council, go to or

Contact the Carers Trust or Carers UK for more information about local services and the respite options available to you.

For more details of financial support for holidays or respite care, contact Turn2us.

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