Rest, relief and quality respite care

Caring for a loved one can be demanding. You may not have the resources, time or energy to do so. That is where Maxim comes in. Maxim’s respite services can help you take a break from your caregiving responsibilities.

What is respite care?

Respite care services enable individuals to comfortably remain in their own environments, while providing caregivers with a much-needed interval of rest or relief. A period of respite may be a few hours to a few days in length. These short-term breaks can help to relieve stress, restore energy, and promote balance in your life.

Advantages and benefits

  • Gives breaks to family caregivers
  • Stress relief
  • Renewed energy
  • The patient maintains human interaction
  • The patient can remain in the comfort of the home

Providing care in different settings

Maxim’s respite team is comprised of caregivers that have experience in a variety of settings, including hospitals, retirement homes, and one-on-one home care cases. Our assistance offers families an opportunity to take a break from their caregiving responsibilities, by trusting our dependable, skilled and compassionate caregiver with your loved one.

Our respite services include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Performing personal care (bathing, grooming, etc)
  • Dressing
  • Meal preparation
  • Performing light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Providing companionship
  • Entertaining
  • Oral hygiene and skin care
  • Incontinence care
  • Assistance with ambulation
  • Providing transfer assistance
  • Obtaining pulse, temperature, and respiration