If you are a family carer you are one of 7 million people in the UK who provide ongoing care and support to and elderly or disabled partner, parent, or child. As a professional care provider we know what hard work caring is and periods of rest and recharging are an absolute necessity.
Bedfordshire Supported Housing provides elderly respite care in Bedford. We offer short-term packages of professional care to allow carers to take a break or attend hospital for scheduled medical procedures. Our goal is to put respite in place that means family carers have peace of mind their loved one is well looked after.
There’s no fixed shape for respite care; it’s designed to fit the needs of carers and those they care for. At BHS we design a bespoke care package for each client, dependent on their requirements and circumstances. The NHS lists six types of respite care:
BHS has provided elderly respite care in Bedfordshire for more than a decade. We always begin with an initial assessment, and risk assessment, so that we can be sure to offer the appropriate care package to clients during the respite period. BHS carers work in partnership with families and our elderly clients to ensure that the care is bespoke and fulfils all their needs. Our home respite care services include:
Bedfordshire Supported Housing is an established local providers of elderly home care in Bedfordshire. All our staff participate in regular basic and specialist training to equip them with the skills and experience they need to adapt quickly to the environment and needs of their clients.
Our professional care team is trained in a range of specialisms including dementia care, medication management, PEG feeding, challenging behaviour, and stoma care. We are available to provide respite from as little as half an hour, up to 24-hour caring packages.