Impact on care
Trust enabled respiteI could leave the house without worrying’
‘my husband was in good hands’
Caring approach facilitated emotional support ‘anxieties were dealt with’
‘helped put things into perspective’
Planned respite allowed personal supporttime to do essential things, that was important to us’;
a break from a stressful period’;
I could make plans around visits’.
Practical advice enabled ability to caredealt with queries’;
‘guided my care of my husband’
Good company reduced loneliness‘someone to talk to and laugh with’