Respite Care Services

Requesting respite is not letting your loved one down, it’s giving yourself time to recharge.

Respite Care Services

Respite Care

Respite Care is a temporary service provided when the primary caregiver cannot provide care due to being away for personal reasons, or when a drastic change in health occurs. Our Ohana team members fill in, focusing on all dimensions of wellness.

Ohana respite caregivers can assist you in the comfort of your home, take your loved one out in the community for a few hours, or to and from seniors day programs.

How does it work to hire a Respite Caregiver with Ohana?

1

Call or Email Us

Reach out to us and we will get back to you on the same day.

2

Meet a Community Manager

We assess your health care needs and discuss how we can help.

3

Get Paired with a HCA or LPN

We base it on location, needs, and personal preferences.

Respite Care Intake Process


When possible, we will send you a form electronically prior to meeting with our Community Manager. This will enable us to focus on what matters to you during our meeting. Respite Care can be requested last minute due to unforeseen circumstances, when this occurs, we will focus our efforts on finding an experienced caregiver you can trust and they can fill in the information as we get to know you.

Questions are divided in different categories:

Lifestyle
LIFESTYLE

Sleeping patterns (naps), activity levels, favourite hobbies, meal times, smoking.

Health
HEALTH

Medication, allergies, appointments, side effects, mobility devices, aids, etc.

Baseline
BASELINE

Mood
Triggers
Appetite

NEEDS

Best days, schedule, other services (laundry, errands, meal preparation, etc.)

Who can benefit from Respite Care?

Aging Couples
When care taking takes a toll on your body or morale, it's best to ask for additional help. You will still be in control, but you get leisure time to enjoy together!

Returning from the Hospital
This is always stressful after having round-the-clock care. We will give you the privacy and rest you need, and can even help with household chores while you recover.

Living with a Parent with Dementia
If you cannot focus at work because you worry about your parent being alone or need weekend coverage so you can go out or do errands, consider respite care.

Children/Adults with Disabilities
Ohana can provide regular respite care with a consistent caregiver, or punctual needs.

While Waiting for a Care Facility Placement
It will ease the transition for everyone if you start building trust in outside caregivers.

When Going on Holidays or Business Trips
For your peace of mind, we can visit daily, provide 24-hour presence, or even periodic calls throughout the day with a plan of action if there are no answers.

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