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What is Respite Care?

At Interim HealthCare, we understand the physical, mental and emotional demands of being a family caregiver.

Respite professional watches Mike while his wife is at a Dr's appointment.Giving so much of yourself can be overwhelming at times, caregiver burnout is very common. In order to provide the best care possible for your loved one, it is essential to take a break from care from time to time. That's why we provide Respite to family caregivers in Eastern Tennessee.
 

Respite care provides breaks from the daily routine of caregiving.

It can relieve stress, restore energy and promote the necessary balance in your life. Whether it’s for a few hours or that well deserved vacation away, residents and families in Morristown, Knox, Sevier, Claiborne, Washington, Hamblen, Hawkins, Hancock. Grainger, Jefferson, Unicoi, Sullivan, Carter,  Cocke and Greene can count on Interim HealthCare to provide the support that you need.

We will be happy to discuss the type and length of respite care needed, and a plan of service will be developed. Our Home Care Professionals can stay with your loved one for a few hours, a day, a week, or longer as needed to provide the following types of services:
 
  • Personal Care (bathing, grooming, dressing)
  • Light housekeeping (laundry, dishes, fresh linens)
  • Meal Preparation
  • Shopping
  • Errands outside the house (prescription pickup, dry cleaning)
  • Transportation and companionship to/from appointments and much more
At Interim HealthCare of East Tennessee, every one of our respite care professionals is thoroughly interviewed, screened, and background checked according to the laws of Tennessee before any contact with our clients. In addition to providing training and supervision, we take the time to carefully match every client with a caregiver that meets their expectations and personal preferences, this provides the comfort and peace of mind you need as you take a break from daily responsibilities.

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