Respite care is a form of health care which provides short-term relief for the primary caregivers. Respite care can be for a few hours, a few days, or even a few weeks. Respite care is often needed when the primary care giver or loved one needs a break. At Janis Care Services, we can create a respite care plan based around your specific needs that can be provided at home, in a healthcare facility, or at an adult day center.

Respite care costs

Typically, Respite care is charged based on the number of hours of service that are required. When searching for a Respite care provider in Calgary, it is important that you understand their hourly rates upfront and discuss how increases or decreases in services may impact your hourly rates and fees. Additionally, many home care providers
will require a minimum hours of service or care may be cut. At Janis Care Services, we promise to never cut your care for any reason.

For Respite care, most insurance plans will not cover the cost, but we always recommend calling your insurance provider to fully understand what is covered and what isn’t to avoid unforeseen costs.

Finding respite care services in Calgary

The Alberta Health Services Website ( provides a vast number of resources to help you find the health support that you need. Additionally, if you call 811 they can connect you with a home care office near you in Calgary.

At Janis Care Services, we offer free initial consultations while striving to provide the highest level of home care and compassion in Calgary. Call or text us at (403)870-5511 or visit us at