Respite Care is a temporary, yet 24-hour care that is
offered to provide a safe and healthy environment for a person who
is unable to be left alone.
Respite Care provides a much-needed break for the family
or care-giver and is utilized for a number of reasons,
› Business Travel or to accompany a spouse
on business travel
› Out-of-town family emergencies
› Spouse or caregiver surgery
› To reduce caregiver stress
› To try out nursing home placement
Respite Care services include room and board, all meals
and snacks (with attention to any dietary considerations), participation
in all activities, daily room cleaning, showers, laundry, 24-hour
nursing services and administration of medications, which may be brought
Respite Care is flexible to meet many needs. Respite
Care can be for as little as 3 days or as many as 14 days. Extended
Respite Care can be arranged on a case-by-case basis.
For more information about Respite Care at Sunny Hill,
contact Carol Dillon, at (815) 727-8715.