Getting a break
There are different types of breaks for both people with dementia and for carers.
The Alzheimer’s Society has a Befriending Service that matches people with dementia with volunteers to share hobbies etc.
Support with Confidence also has a list of self-employed Personal Assistants who offer a range of services including supporting with social activities and sitting services. You may also want to consider local Day Centres.
There are organisations that provide supported holidays for people with dementia and their carers these include:
Support for carers
Carers are entitled to a Carers Assessment.
Carers may also be interested in accessing the Carers Understanding Dementia training course or Talking Therapies to assist with stress management.