Respite is a scheduled short-term stay intended to give relief, a mini-vacation or “respite” to those who are caring for a relative or friend. Sometimes all it takes is a one or two week break to make it possible for someone to be able to care for a loved one at home for an extended period of time.
Anyone with a medical need and a doctor’s order can qualify for a Respite room. All potential guests must obtain a completed physical and medical history from his or her doctor prior to admission.
Respite is a service of RiverLedge campus in Ogdensburg, NY. In addition to respite services and skilled nursing services, RiverLedge offers sub-acute rehabilitation and an Adult Residence.
The respite guest room is tastefully decorated, private, and offers a private bathroom. The room is furnished with cable TV, a clock radio, locked storage, bedside chair, and complimentary toiletries.Meals, 24-hour nursing care, housekeeping, laundry service, nutritional counseling, and access to all activities and social events are also included in your rate. Per request, a telephone can be installed and guests will be billed for any calls outside of the local calling areas. All medications should be brought from home for use during your stay. Physical therapy, speech and occupational therapy area available at an additional fee.