Respite Care in Dunbar, WV

Seniors who take advantage of Respite,
or Short-Term Care, enjoy all the
advantages of our community,
for a temporary period of time.

Short-Term Stay

Complete Care and Support

Whether you’re a senior recovering from illness or injury, a caregiver in need of a break or vacation, or you’re just considering a move into Assisted Living in Dunbar, WV then a Short-Term stay is the ideal solution.

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Respite Care

What’s Included for Respite Care Residents:

Our Respite Care residents enjoy all the services and benefits we have to offer such as:

24/7 Nursing

In case of an emergency, your loved ones will never have to wait for help to arrive. We always have a licensed nursing professional on-site to assist and care for your loved ones.

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Your Home

Our rooms are designed to create a secure, homelike environment while maintaining your loved one’s privacy and independence. Multiple floor plan types are available to choose from so your loved one will feel right at home.

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Assisted living doesn’t mean your loved one has to give up everything. Instead, your loved one gains access to our amenities such as our beauty salon/barber shop, activities room, etc.

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Our experienced culinary team prepares high-quality homestyle meals approved by dietitians, so your loved one can eat healthy.

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Our goal is to lessen the responsibilities of your loved ones by providing high-quality service and new opportunities for them to enjoy themselves while still allowing them freedom to make their own choices.

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Social Life

Transitioning to assisted living can lead to feelings of isolation or loneliness. We encourage (but never require) daily social interaction through our 24/7 activities calendar, live entertainment, etc. to help your loved one combat these feelings.

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Benefits for Caregivers

For caregivers, Short-Term Care at Sweetbriar can provide an emotional and physical break from the daily caregiving routine. We provide much-needed personal time off while your loved one continues to receive expert medical care and support in a safe and nurturing environment.

No matter the reason – vacation, need for temporary housing, or risk of burnout – benefits can include:

  • Stress relief and boosted energy
  • Renewed sense of purpose
  • Precious time to care for yourself
  • Peace of mind knowing loved ones are benefiting from:
  • Friendship from others with similar ages, histories and life experiences
  • Enjoyable social activities and fun events
  • Thoughtfully prepared nutrition meals
  • 24/7 nursing oversight

Benefits for Seniors

With nurses on-site 24/7 and comfortable, fully furnished rooms, Respite Care is the perfect homelike
environment for recovering from a hospital visit or other medical event.