Respite Programs

Social Day Program

The Social Day program is designed to provide stimulating activities including music therapy, socialization, simple chair exercises and games along with mental exercises by trained professionals in a safe, caring, and comfortable environment.  A light breakfast and lunch are served.  Meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 1:45pm.  Monday group is at Cornerstone Christian Church, 2301 First Blvd, Beaufort.  Wednesday and Friday groups are at Carteret Street United Methodist Church, 408 Carteret Street, Beaufort. There is a $40 per day fee for this program.

In-Home

Respite Aides are available for a 2 hour minimum.  CNAs or trained home companions (based on the needs of the client) go into the client’s home to care for the Alzheimer’s patient in the comfort and safety of their own surroundings. Hours are scheduled on an as needed basis.  All Respite Aides undergo a background check, receive annual training and are bonded and insured. The fee for this program is from $12 to $24 per hour based on the sliding fee scale according to the Federal Government Poverty Guidelines.