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We help primary caregivers take their much-needed break to relax and rest from their caregiving duties.

caregiver having checkup to her patientRespite services provide relief to a person’s family or primary caregiver to enable him or her to participate in scheduled or unscheduled time away from the person, and to prevent gaps in the delivery of the person’s services. Respite services shall ensure that each person has access to community activities as delineated in the person’s IHP or ISP and Plan of Care. Planning community activities or continuing already planned activities and accompanying the person to those activities, including coordinating transportation, are included in the rate for hourly or daily respite services. These activities include ensuring day program or employment attendance or other activities the person would receive if they were not in respite services.

Respite services include:

  • Monitoring of the person’s health and physical condition, as well as assistance with medication administration or other medical needs
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Ensuring access to community activities, including coordination and provision of transportation to participate in community activities consistent with the person’s ISP and Plan of Care to allow the person’s routine not to be interrupted