Respite care is an ideal solution to provide your loved one individualized care in a safe, nurturing environment with a professional staff to support their needs. Our respite guests are welcomed with open arms by the residents and associates that comprise our close knit family at United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen.
Our respite care residents have access to all of the amenities found at Bristol Glen. This includes onsite and offsite sponsored activities inside and outside the communities, social outings and more. The unique and resident-driven approach at Bristol Glen will give you peace-of-mind knowing your elderly loved one will be properly cared for properly.
Consider some of the questions below to decide if you are in need of respite care:
Are you a caregiver who needs a break from caregiving or wants to take a family vacation?
Whether taking a much-needed break, traveling, or requiring time off for a specific purpose, respite care provides a safe, secure environment for their loved ones.
Are you interested trying out senior living before committing?
A respite stay is a perfect way to try out the community before making Bristol Glen your home and many residents choose United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen as the result of respite care stays. They find new friends, outlets for their interests, as well as a very welcoming environment. With no long-term obligation, respite is the perfect opportunity to try out assisted living before making a commitment.
Are you looking for a place to stay as you transition to home from a hospital or short-term rehabilitation stay?
Bristol Glen offers nursing and rehabilitation assistance both during an illness and after a hospital visit. Our Transitions program offers a short stay following rehab to ensure you are entirely back on your feet before returning home. At United Methodist Communities, our professional staff is available around-the-clock to help make these transitions seamless while you or your loved one benefits from the amenities and comforts of home including:
Seeking support and maintaining your own health is key to managing your role as a caregiver, as it can be rewarding yet physically and emotionally draining. Seeking occasional respite from your caregiving responsibilities will help to reduce stress and refresh your energy levels.
When planning for time off from your caregiving duties, make sure to keep your loved one in the loop. It’s important to be honest and open about the length of your departure and the benefits of returning refreshed and relaxed. Be sure to put them at ease by providing details about the respite care center including the benefits of the professional and compassionate care they will be receiving with the added benefit of individualized support and social interaction.
United Methodist Communities at Bristol Glen provides peace of mind for caregivers looking for a safe, secure environment for their loved ones while taking a much-needed break. To learn more about respite care contact Bristol Glen today.
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