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Respite Care

Allis Care Center in West Allis offers 24-hour respite care from our highly trained staff of healthcare professionals.Caring for a loved one can be overwhelming physically and emotionally. Allis Care Center in West Allis, Wisconsin offers 24-hour respite care from our highly trained staff of health care professionals.

The word respite means "break” or "interval.” This term has a double meaning depending on its referral. For the patient, respite care provides an interval of temporary care. For caregivers, they are receiving a much needed break from their everyday duties. It’s not uncommon for caregivers to become overly stressed and experience caregiver burnout, especially when caring for a family member. A break allows the caregiver to hit the refresh button and return to their duties with enthusiasm and renewed energy. Respite care at Allis Care Center is designed to provide family caregivers with time away from their responsibilities to relax, recharge and focus on their personal needs. You can schedule respite care for as little as one day, for a week or even longer if needed. Allis Care Center is happy to provide respite care on either a one-time or recurring basis. Respite care residents are able to reside with us after a hospital stay or medical procedure during their recuperation. Others may stay while their own caregiver is away or unable to provide the necessary care. You can rest assured that our professional caregivers will be on hand to see to all of your loved one’s needs.

Respite care can be provided in skilled and non-medical capacities. On its most basic level, respite care assists seniors with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, feeding and other everyday tasks. On the other end of the spectrum, respite care assists patients with memory loss and degenerative diseases, as well as providing rehabilitation for patients requiring physician-directed physical, occupational and speech therapies.

There are several other reasons to take advantage of short-term respite care services at Allis Care Center:

  • Senior recovering from a hospital or nursing home stay and needing some extra help to ease into the transition of returning home
  • Senior thinking about moving into Allis Care Center and wanting to fully experience the Allis Care Center lifestyle before making a final decision
  • You’re a caregiver going on vacation or just needing a break

Residents who come to Allis Care Center for respite care enjoy all the amenities provided for our full-time residents including:

  • Fully furnished room
  • Amenities offered to all residents
  • Caring staff who always respect a guest’s dignity and independence
  • Trusted, caring nurses and other caregivers
  • Daily assistance
  • Around-the-clock personal care
  • Personalized therapy
  • Support groups
  • Three meals and snacks daily
  • Medication management if needed
  • Community programs
  • Individualized activities
  • A full social and recreational calendar

At Allis Care Center, not only is your senior family member provided with a temporary place to live, but they will eat their meals in a comfortable, social environment along with the rest of our residents. They will be invited to take advantage of the same senior care programs as the rest of our residents.

Rest assured, your loved ones will be well cared for and their medical and dietary needs will be overseen by our skilled nursing staff. Allis Care Center has the answer for Milwaukee area families looking for a trusted senior care resource to provide respite services for an elderly loved one for a few days or weeks.