Abbeyfield has built up a wealth of experience looking after the
needs of older people over many years. We understand people
need flexibility and choice to cover every eventuality, including
taking a holiday or simply having a break. Here you can find
out more about additional services we offer.
Whether you support a loved one, or someone cares for you, it's
important that now and again you have a break. With
Abbeyfield's respite care services, you can relax knowing the
person you look after is in a safe, comfortable and enjoyable
environment with 24-hour care. Respite stays also help carers
build a relationship with the staff and home, which can prove
beneficial if a more permanent stay is necessary in future.
Carers often feel worried or guilty about taking a break, even
for a short time. However, it's important to remember that to
provide the best care, it's important you relax, recharge the
batteries and take time for yourself occasionally.
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If you're considering respite care and would like some more
information, contact your local Abbeyfield house manager.
They'll be happy to talk over any questions you have and provide
If you're looking for a change of scene or a holiday away from
home, Abbeyfield can help. We have plenty of holiday
properties to match the kind of break you need, whether it's
beachfront or a countryside retreat.
All lets offer the same level of service you'd expect from an
Abbeyfield home away from home, with tasty meals, excellent
facilities and the chance to join in with activities, days out and