Respite Care

At Oakdene Care Home, we are delighted to provide unrivalled levels of Respite Care in our purpose-built facilities. No matter how long you choose to stay with us, Respite Care allows you or a loved one to relax and rejuvenate in the capable hands of our exceptional care team, so we can get you back on your feet in no time.

Our Respite Care programme helps residents rest and heal while also allowing family members and caregivers to relax. Our kind and experienced staff are well-versed in recognising and responding to a wide range of health conditions, allowing them to deliver individualised care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What is Respite Care?

Respite Care is a short-term care option that allows primary caregivers to take regular and unscheduled breaks. We’ve created a respite package to allow you to take the time you need, knowing that your loved one is in safe, caring hands. Whether it’s to help a loved one with additional support after a stay in the hospital to help them get back on their feet or to recharge, get some medical treatment for yourself, or just some time out, we’ve created a respite package to allow you to take the time you deserve, knowing that your loved one is entirely safe in our hands.

Our Approach to Respite Care

Our home provides a safe and enjoyable environment for individuals to live in, with care tailored to their specific needs. We employ a holistic approach to care that considers all of our residents’ health, well-being, and interests, which is a priority that is shared by all members of staff. Our house was built to provide maximum ease and accessibility to its residents, allowing them to feel safe and comfortable while maintaining as much independence as possible.

When is Respite Care Necessary?

Respite care is meant to be a great experience for both residents and carers. The health of caregivers is just as vital as the health of the person they are caring for. The quality of care provided by a caregiver who is stressed and weary is likely to impair the carer’s ability to work effectively as a result. You may rest confident that whether you are caring for a loved one or simply need a break, you will discover a safe, inviting, and supportive environment. We provide short-term respite care for anyone who requires it, with stays ranging from a week to a few months.

Care Tailored To Suit You, Delivered By Care Professionals

When it comes to unrivalled levels of individualised care, our incredible team at Oakdene Care Home will be difficult to beat. We take pride in ensuring that our residents are well taken care of and that our residents always have the opportunity to live the life they want to. Two of the most important aspects of any care is ensuring the highest levels of dignity and privacy are being adhered to, and that’s something that we here at Oakdene Care Home take incredibly seriously. However, we also know that no two residents are ever the same, which is why we take so much care in putting together the perfect individualised care plan for each and every new member of the Oakdene Care Home family.

Medical Services Offered

There are plenty of medical services that are offered to our residents that aren’t included in the overall fee, but we still feel are incredibly important to have on hand just in case. In order to live with us here at Oakdene and enjoy every single day, we want our residents to feel brand new and full of life. This is why when staying with us at Oakdene Care Home, you’ll also have access to:

GP Visits

If one of our residents would like to book an appointment with the local doctor, they are more than welcome to do so. We can also book an appointment on their behalf if they are comfortable with us doing so.


As we get older, our vision is one of the very first things to start deteriorating. At Oakdene Care Home, we can offer regular visits from local opticians to ensure that our residents’ eyesight is well and truly looked after.


Those of our residents who seek dental care throughout their stay with us at Oakdene Care Home have access to a local dentist with whom they can book appointments and see as often as they would like to.


For an additional cost, our residents can take part in regularly physiotherapy sessions to ensure their joints and muscles are as looked after as possible. As we age, our joints and muscles can weaken, making physiotherapy all the more important to have..


Residents of Oakdene Care Home will have access to a chiropodist with whom they can schedule regular appointments to cure any and all foot-related concerns. This will, however, incur an extra cost.


A Safe Place Our Residents Love To Call Home

Providing high-quality services and facilities for each and every one of our residents here at Oakdene Care Home is key to ensuring they continue to live life the way that they want to. It’s our mission to make sure that Oakdene Care Home meets and exceeds our residents’ expectations, and ensures they receive the luxury, individualised treatment that they deserve. Every single day, we aim to offer brand new daily activities for our residents to try, as well as a vast array of in-house amenities and opportunities to excel no matter their situation in life. We encourage our residents to take a step back, relax, and rest easy in the knowledge that the incredible team here at Oakdene Care Home will always put them first.

Have A Question? Let Us Know

If you still have some unanswered questions surrounding what life at Oakdene Care Home is like, then please feel free to let us know. We’ll endeavour to get back to you as soon as we can. Send us an email at, or give us a call on 01202 813722. We’d love to hear from you. We also recommend you fill out our Enquiry Form. A member of our friendly and qualified team will be more than happy to address your concern.