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Providing Respite Care Services to Fort Myers and the Surrounding Areas

Respite care services offer temporary relief to help with the responsibilities of family caregiving. By stepping out of your everyday routine and taking the time to relax, re-energize and refresh, you’ll enhance your own well-being and strengthen your relationship with the person you’re caring for.

Respite care services from FirstLight provide a short-term break so that you can focus on yourself. While you take time off from your caregiving responsibilities, FirstLight Home Care is there to make sure your loved one is taken care of and that they get the quality care and attention they need. We understand how important your loved one is. That’s why at FirstLight, we do more.

FirstLight respite care services

Our respite care services include:

  • Companionship
  • Help with basic household tasks, light housekeeping and laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Transportation assistance
  • Medication reminders
  • Help with walking and mobility
  • Bathing, dressing and personal hygiene assistance

We Do More

Ms. Schofield and her daughter spend time together thanks to the support of FirstLight caregivers like Cherise. Respite care services give family members a short break so they can enjoy time for themselves and with the ones they love.

Ms. Schofield and her daughter
Straightened up the house
Watered the plants
Went for a daily walk
Giving Ms. Schofield and her mom quality time together
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Caregiver leans over, speaking to her smiling senior client

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