respite care

Definition of "respite care"
  1. Short-term or occasional care offered in long-term care facilities, enabling regular caregivers to take a break
How to use "respite care" in a sentence
  1. After days of caring for her sick husband, she felt relieved when they were approved for respite care.
  2. The family found a local nursing home offering respite care, so they could take a vacation without worries.
  3. The assisted living residence provides respite care to families needing a short break from their caregiving responsibilities.

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