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Respite Services

Relief Is Here for the Family Companion

When a loved one needs help, it’s natural for you to want to take on the responsibility. But, providing services for your parent, sibling, spouse or other loved one is no small feat. Trying to manage their services while juggling the other responsibilities in your life can wear on you both physically and mentally. You know this, and so do we.

At Right at Home, we believe family companions deserve time to rest and revive their spirits. Right at Home’s companion homemakers offer that relief, allowing you to grab coffee with a friend, catch a movie with your children, or even take a much-needed nap. While away, you can rest assured that your loved one is receiving all of the attention they need, with dignity and respect.

Need help right now? Call us any time at

(203) 202-9488

How Respite Services Work

When you call Right at Home, one of our respite associates will visit your home and provide you with a free assessment to determine your needs, as well as those of your loved one. Right at Home’s companion homemakers are very flexible. From a few hours a week to 24/7 help, our services focus on your loved one's well-being. Respite services will:

  • Follow your loved one’s service plan
  • Prevent the buildup of resentment
  • Allow you to feel revived and refocused when you return
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"They have helped me in so many ways. They make meals for me, take me to the house, and there is little they won't do. They will do anything I ask. They are excellent, there are so many good experiences. I am 90-years-old and can't drive and they take me where I need to go."
Kate

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"I am particularly impressed with the camaraderie and compassion shown to Mom by the homemakers at Right at Home. It is so valued since there are so few in her life that are able to take the time and show the interest. Invaluable! Thank you!"
Kathy

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"She gets excellent service and she is bathed everyday. She has her breakfast and she gets changed. The people they have sent to us are just wonderful. They don't come any better."
Louise

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"My mother is picky, and I don’t not think they have sent someone that she did not like. They must do serious vetting."
Steven

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"We have nothing but praise for Right at Home. Jay C. has been absolutely terrific in every way and we shall be very sorry to see her go! She has become part of our family. We so appreciate the fact that you have monitored our situation right along and will certainly give Right at Home high praise as a very thorough and knowledgeable organization. "
Lucy

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"The people I have from the agency have not only enhanced my husband’s life but also mine."
Stephanie N.

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"They vet their staff extremely well, and the administrative staff are all excellent. They do a good job of speaking to her, keeping her mentally active and keeping her happy."
Steve

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