Respite Care Gives Caregivers Peace of Mind

Here at Maine Veterans’ Homes, we know caregivers sometimes need a helping hand, and our respite care team is here to help. Whether it’s for a week or just a few days, you can feel confident your loved one is in good hands with our professional caregivers and fellow veterans here at MVH.

What is Respite Care?

We know being a primary caregiver can be stressful at times. There will be times when something comes up, you’re going out of town or you just need a few days to yourself. Our respite care program is an adult care service that offers caregivers short-term relief when they need it. With our respite care service, you can relieve stress and gain peace of mind knowing your loved one is in good hands.

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Time Spent with Other Veterans

We know how much Veterans enjoy being around other Veterans and how important it is for them to be with others who understand. Our mission is to serve those who have served our country, which is why everything we do includes understanding and camaraderie. At least 75 percent of our residents at each of our six locations are Veterans, so our respite care guests are surrounded by Veterans just like them. Our respite care service also includes activities, making socialization easier for your loved one.

Benefits of Respite Care

Because respite care is a temporary option for families, it gives prospective residents an opportunity to experience a specific skilled nursing home without committing. At Maine Veterans’ Homes, we offer long term care and rehabilitative care, among others. By taking advantage of our respite care services, your loved one can gain a sense of comfort and can help make any future transition smoother.

We’re Here for You

Respite care services are available at all six of our locations in Augusta, Bangor, Caribou, Machias, Scarborough and South Paris. The facilities are all focused on providing quality care, compassionate support and peace of mind for Veterans and their families.

We generally encourage families and Veterans to come see us at any or all of our locations to experience the comforting, compassionate environment we offer, but because of COVID-19, tours are on hold. Please visit our location pages to take virtual tours of our Homes and contact an Admissions Representative to learn more.