Respite Care at The Carpenter House

Respite Care at The Carpenter House

9 May 2024
Department of Communications
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The Carpenter Health Network |

When caring for a loved one, it’s important to care for oneself. At The Carpenter House, we offer respite care, which allows families and caregivers to take a guilt-free break while we ensure that your loved one receives exceptional care.

  • Rest and recharge while we care for your loved one with their customized Respite Care Package.
  • 24/7 care for the patient at The Carpenter House, as hospice-specific facility
  • Covered by most insurances with NO out-of-pocket expense for up to five consecutive days

The Carpenter House is a service of St. Joseph Hospice, providing general inpatient and respite care. Our staff includes:

  • Around-the-clock skilled nurses
  • MD or Nurse Practitioner rounding on-site
  • Hospice-trained volunteers
  • Bereavement counselors
  • Chaplains
  • Medical social workers

Do I need Respite Care?
Signs you or your loved one may benefit from Respite Care:

  • You are physically or emotionally exhausted.
  • Caregivers needing help with complex plain or other symptoms.
  • You would like to attend an important or required life event.
  • You are ill and need to recover.
  • You feel overwhelmed with the responsibility of caregiving.


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