Day and Night Respite Care

Offering flexible respite services, allowing the main carer to take a break. Our carers will take over seamlessly, with our main requests being:

  • Waking nights cover
  • Sleep-ins
  • Respite for just a few hours
  • Weekends
  • Holiday Cover


All of our staff receive in-depth training on safety around the home, such as:

  • Moving and handling
  • Infection control
  • Dementia
  • Medication
  • Health & Safety
  • Safeguarding


All our staff are supported in meeting the 15 standards of the new care certificate, but also receive additional training in the following:

  • Basic First Aid
  • Communication
  • Confidentiality
  • Food Hygiene
  • Mental Capacity and DOLS
  • Record Keeping
  • Handling Money  / Valuables


All of our care and support staff are encouraged and supported to gain qualifications to a minimum of Level 2 Diploma in Care within 12 months of employment with us.  Equally, they are supported in the Care Certificate framework and any additional qualifications they wish to achieve to enhance the quality of  care they provide to people in the community.


We provide care in your home and pride ourselves on this being a quality service for you, offering positive support for your life.

We can support people with a range of complex health and support needs but always do it so that you are included and treated with dignity at all times.

Side by Side Care is accredited with several organisations to show our commitment to care in the community and that we believe in excellent care experiences for all staff and service users.

We do this in partnership with you, so that we are always together Side by Side