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Benefits of respite care

Respite care offers family caregivers relief to help maintain their own physical and mental health. It has been shown to help bolster family stability and preserve or strengthen marriages in families who are caring for an individual with special needs.

Relaxation: Respite gives families peace of mind, helps them relax, and renews their humor and their energy

Enjoyment: Respite allows families to enjoy favorite pastimes and pursue new activities

Stability: Respite improves the family's ability to cope with daily responsibilities and maintain stability during crisis

Preservation: Respite helps preserve the family unit and lessens the pressures that might lead to institutionalization, divorce, neglect, and child abuse

Involvement: Respite allows families to become involved in community activities and to feel less isolated

Time Off: Respite allows caregivers to spend time with their families and take care of themselves too

Enrichment: Respite makes it possible for family members to establish individual identities and enrich their own growth and development

Read: Benefits and Cost Savings due to Respite

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