Respite Care

What is respite care?

Respite Care provides temporary support when your regular caregivers are unavailable. It is a temporary facility provided by care professionals for many types of care including assisted living, residential care, types of dementia care, and nursing. It is ideal when the regular caregiver needs a break or needs short term support.

At Smile Healthcare we provide respite care to people in a variety of circumstances, all fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Some of the most common times people need respite care include:

The benefits of respite care at home

At Smile Health Care, we firmly believe that home is the best place to get the care you need. We specialize in delivering care with compassion. Plus, our care packages are person-centred, so we can safely say we are experts at providing meaningful support that makes a real difference. These are just a few of the many benefits of respite home care:

The different types of respite care

Respite care provides your main carer with a temporary break while ensuring your care needs are met. We offer respite care on both a visiting and live-in basis; you can find out more about each type below.

How to arrange respite care

We try to make arranging care simple and stress-free so that we can focus on what really matters: your care needs. Speak to our team today to begin your journey.

Speak to our team

Call our team of experts on 01206266815 to talk through your options and any questions you may have regarding your care

A free home care assessment

Your local Smile health care manager will visit you to discuss your requirements and learn about the type of carer you’re after.

Find your perfect carer

We’ll help to match you with a carer that meets your preferences and has the right skills and experience for your needs.


  • 01206266815, 01206266816
  • info@smile-healthcare.co.uk