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Respite Care at Home in Miami, FL

In home respite care in Florida

For family caregivers and their loved ones, respite care is a lifeline. This home care often comprises brief or temporary visits from a caregiver. These visits allow family caregivers to take a break from their unpaid caregiving tasks without compromising the level of care their loved ones get.

Volunteers or paid workers might give in-home services on an as-needed basis or a regular basis. The service duration ranges from a few hours to an entire night, and they can be ordered directly or via an agency. This popular respite option allows your loved one to continue receiving care in their home, which can be essential to you as the primary caregiver. This article discusses in-home respite care in detail, getting started with it, and where to get in-home respite care in Miami-Dade County. 

What is Respite Care?

Respite care gives temporary relief to primary caregivers, allowing them to take a much-needed vacation from caring for a sick, elderly, or disabled family member. You can receive respite care in your home, daycare centers, or residential or nursing facilities that provide overnight accommodations.


In-home respite care comes in handy when a caregiver wants a week off or an extended vacation, alleviating the load of family caregiving, reducing stress, restoring energy, and creating balance in your life. It can also prevent exhaustion, isolation, and burnout. Respite care can also help the individual you are caring for by giving variety, stimulation, and a welcome change in routine.


Respite care at home significantly minimizes caregiver burnout risk and makes caring for your loved one less demanding. If you need time to rest and recover, MONEF can care for your loved one while you focus on your health. If the daily or weekly routine of delivering care has become too much for you, we can do regular respite visits to alleviate your burden.

Respite Services Overview

MONEF's in-home respite care entails a variety of caring services. In addition to specific services such as companion and personal care, our local agencies provide several specialty services, such as Alzheimer's and Dementia care.


If your loved one requires specialized care, professional caregivers with expertise in these areas can provide respite care. Among the routine duties performed by our respite caregivers are:

  •       Laundry

  •       Light housekeeping

  •       Culinary preparation

  •       Pharmaceutical reminders

  •       Assistance with daily living tasks


In most cases, respite care is short-term or temporary. However, routine respite visits can be offered weekly, biweekly, or monthly. Our flexible care planning and scheduling approach ensure that you and your loved one receive respite care services.

Getting Started With Respite Care

Contact MONEF to schedule an appointment. We only consult with families after initiating home care, allowing us to comprehend better the services you require. In addition, we address any questions you may have regarding our approach to providing care.


In certain circumstances, caregiver relief is required on short notice; thus, we recommend contacting your local agency. We also expedite the care planning and scheduling process to ensure your loved one has access to a caregiver.


All care providers at MONEF are thoroughly screened and selected before placement. We try to match each care receiver with the ideal caregiver regardless of the type of care we provide, including temporary and short-term care.

Respite Care Costs

Respite services are billed by the hour or number of days or weeks offered. Most insurance policies do not cover these expenses. All charges not covered by insurance or other financing sources are your responsibility. It would be best if you made necessary financial plans to cover respite care costs before seeking the services to avoid controversies. Medicare covers most of the cost for only five consecutive days of respite care in the hospital or skilled nursing facility for hospice patients.

In-Home Respite Care Services in Miami-Dade County

It is normal for elderly individuals and their family caregivers to seek temporary care. Whether you require a nursing assistant to care for a sick parent or assistance with special needs equipment, Monef Health Services, Inc has a team of caregivers who are more than suited for the job.

Our professional Care Coordinators match you with qualified caregivers based on your preferences, health condition, personality, and geographical region. For more information on how we can help you or your loved ones, don't hesitate to contact our friendly customer service representatives at 305-902-3702. They are available to provide guidance. Alternatively, you can contact us through our website contact form, and we will respond accordingly.

Do You Provide Personal Care Assistance for Someone Who Resides in an Assisted Living Facility?

Yes. We provide our services in various locations and settings, such as hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, your home, and an assisted living facility. With MONEF, where and how to receive home personal care services is up to you.

In-Home Personal Care Services in Miami Dade County

Are you looking for the best personal home care assistance in Miami-Dade County? Look no further since MONEF has an experienced professional team who provides you with the best in-home personal care. Contact MonefHealth Services, Inc to schedule free consultation.

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