Program: Respite Services
Respite services were developed as a way to help people with disabilities live in a community, or home-based setting. Respite provides a temporary break from care-giving responsibilities for parents or guardians caring for a child or adult with a disability who lives in their home. Individual Respite is a one-on-one service for the individual receiving care. Group Respite may consist of one direct care provider supervising up to three individuals.
- Monitor individuals safety
- Provide support to families and individuals
- Opportunities to participate in community activities.
- Group respite
Services are often provided through the use of the following Home and Community-Based Services Waivers (HCBS): Intellectual Disabilities, Children’s Mental Health Waiver, Brain Injury, and Health and Disability Waiver.
Speak with your waiver case manager or social worker, or contact the respite agency for application details.
Handicap Accessible: No
Appointment Needed: No
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