Sometimes older adults who receive care at home are not sure whether a permanent move to a residential home will be right for them.
A short-term residential stay – or 'respite' stay – can:
- be a break for older adults, or their carers
- help older adults decide whether a permanent move would be right for them
Short-term residential care homes
Thurrock has 3 short-term residential care homes – also called respite homes – suitable for older adults, including those with dementia. They are:
Extra care flat
An extra care flat at Piggs Corner, Grays provides planned short-term stays with additional personal care.
This is not for people with severe dementia.
To find out if you qualify for this service contact us below.