It is not unreasonable to want some time to yourself. It’s important, for both of you, that you are refreshed and have regular breaks. There are a number of ways to arrange for an adult person you care for to be looked after so you can have a rest without worrying about them. If you do not have family or friends who are willing to step in – and do accept offers if they are appropriate – here are some options. They include simple ways of being able to call for help, professional care at home, a stay in residential care, or a specialist holiday with care.