Friends of Families Respite Care Program
provides a great opportunity for caretakers
or family members to attend holiday festivities,
take a vacation or just spend an afternoon
shopping without worrying about the care
of their loved ones.
Perhaps a caretaker just needs a
break from the day-to-day responsibilities.
Your loved one will be considered
a guest at Lake Butler Hospital/Hand
Surgery Center, and will be given
round-the-clock care and attention.
Upon arrival at LBH/HSC a guest registration
will be completed by a registered
nurse that will ask pertinent questions
regarding medications, activities
of daily living and other personal
Guests must bring their own medications
and medical supplies needed for their
The Respite Care Program at LBH/HSC
should not be confused with an admission
to the hospital requiring the services
of a physician, although medical care
is certainly available through the
emergency room if the need arises.
Unfortunately, insurance does not cover
any respite care. LBH/HSC charges a daily
fee based on the level of care required
ranging from Level I (minimal care) to
Level III (complete care).
The friendly, professional staff of LBH/HSC
helps you take the break you deserve!
RESPITE CARE CHARGES
Level I First 4 hours= $50.00 and $6.00/hour thereafter*
Level II First 4 hours= $60.00 and $10.00/hour thereafter*
Level III First 4 hours= $70.00 and $14.00/hour thereafter*
*If your loved one has Alzheimer’s
or advanced dementia, please call (386)
496-2323 ext. 239 or 0 to determine if
additional care may be required.