Caring can be hard work. If you are the full-time, unpaid carer for a disabled person, then respite services and carer support are available for you.
These are services funded by the Ministry of Health to give you a break, and ensure that the person you care for gets the care and support they need in the meantime.
The Ministry of Health is developing a Respite Strategy to improve the way we purchase respite or “short breaks” across the country. Read more