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Respite & Short Breaks Directory

Do you need time off (respite) from caring?

Do you need to find suitable replacement care? 

The Respite Directory has been developed to help with supporting carers to choose the right services.  We have included service directories and general care providers. 

Adult Care and Support Services Directories 

If you need support and live in the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. These directories give a wide range of practical and general support for:​

Adult Care and Support, Dementia Services, Leicester County Council Care and Health Services which covers support for children, young people, families and adults in the Leicestershire area. 

Care Agencies and Recruitment Agencies 

Home Care, Respite  Befriending, Sitting or Live-in Service

Day Centre, Social Activities, Support Services

Carer and Support Organisations 

Holidays Catering For Those With Disabilities & Respite For Carers 

Choosing a Personal Assistant:

We all want to be able to find reliable personal assistants that we can trust to help the person we care for live their lives as independently a possible. Below are some ​organisations that have more information:-

Choosing a Care Agency/Provider Advice:

We know it is important to have the right information and advice when you are choosing a health or social care provider for a loved one.  Below are some organisations that have more information.

Choosing a Care Home:

Choosing a care home is an important decision and one that no-one takes lightly.

Visit the following organisations for advice and information.

Choosing Meals Services:

Many can not get out to shop or leave their loved ones and need help with daily meals. The list is of services that deliver free to your door. 

Patient Transport and Travel to Hospitals:  

This is a transport service available for patients who cannot travel to, or from, our hospitals for non-emergency treatment because they have a medical need that prevents them from using private or public transport.

Medical Equipment Services:

The service is provided to residents on behalf of Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council, Rutland County Council and the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups for Leicester City, East Leicestershire and Rutland and West Leicestershire.

PLEASE NOTE: The Directory has been designed to help carers with or without technical devices. We have made every effort to check the information is correct at the time and will continue to update this with any changes. The Carers Centre cannot accept any liability for errors or omissions.

We cannot personally recommend any individual services advertised; this is just general information for you to have at hand to contact the organisations or accommodations for more information or to check the website links provided.

We welcome any comments you have regarding this directory and how it can be improved which you can do by using the 'Contact Us' button below. Also please use the same button to let us know if any of the buttons do not work. Thank you.  

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