Respite Stay Process
Respite care in a retirement home means a senior temporarily moves into a retirement home for a period of time. They can participate in everything the home has to offer including activities, meals, and personal care. Respite stays are usually anywhere from one week to a few months, depending on the situation.
Keep in mind that doing a respite stay in a retirement home does take a little initial set-up. As the retirement home is taking on the responsibility for this individual, they require a certain amount of medical information.
Here is the typical process you can expect to follow when booking a respite with a retirement home.