Do not feel guilty about asking for someone else to help you or for leaving the person that you are caring for in respite care for a short time.
Respite care can be given at home, in a respite care center or, in some cases, a hospital or hospice. It can range from 2 to 3 hours, overnight, or even for a few days.
You may want to hold a family meeting to discuss how everyone can help. Tasks that can be done by or shared with others include:
Set boundaries about what you can manage and when you need extra help:
If at any time you feel you may hurt yourself or others, please call 911 or your local emergency services.
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