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Synonyms for respite

Synonyms for respite

a pause or interval, as from work or duty

temporary immunity from penalties

Synonyms for respite

a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort


Related Words

a pause from doing something (as work)

an interruption in the intensity or amount of something

the act of reprieving

postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution

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This study is a first step in examining how formal respite training translates into competent respite care and, as a result, better outcomes for family caregivers," Ackerman said.
there were two people in street respite at the Streets to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre.
Campaigners say the few days' respite the short-term care units provide for full-time carers are "golden days" - and suggested alternatives by the NHS including a caravan and B&B are no replacement for specialist beds.
One hour of respite means that a child is safe, cared for and stimulated by specialist staff in our home-from-home environment.
NATOR: Unfortunately, there is a lack of suitable places for people to access respite, which makes it difficult for carers to take a break.
Queensbridge Respite Centre, in Longbenton, was designed and developed with help from family carers.
The local authority says all its money for respite care is tied up in Girtrell Court in Saughall Massie and it wants to be able to offer carers more choice.
I work for Revitalise, a national charity providing respite holidays with 24-hour care, and we see things differently.
The Nightingale Medical Respite Program is an innovative program providing temporary housing, care, and services for homeless individuals being discharged from a local hospital or who otherwise need a safe place for recuperating from illness or injury.
com)-- Torrance, CA-based home care services leaders, ComForcare have recently announced that the company is now an approved vendor for the Harbor Regional Center respite care program.
Cranes, hammering, drilling, heavy machinery and concrete pumps are punctuating the early-morning hours right through to iftar, sparing the residents with little or any respite during their long waking and fasting periods.
A HEALTH trust is entitled to charge for respite care provided to a severely disabled man, the High Court ruled yesterday.
I have only been able to do this because of the excellent care my brother has received at KingsWood Drive respite unit.
It was sent to the Conservative MP after he made representations on behalf of parents concerned about changes to how services, such as respite care, are provided to disabled children.
The article, "MS activists on the frontline," (Summer 2012) says, "The Lifespan Respite Care Program is a critical service that enables caregivers to receive support and often permits people with MS to live at home longer.