Federal Lifespan Respite Funding Opportunity Announcements
Responding to a federal Lifespan Respite Grant Announcement?
You may find the following ARCH resources helpful as you respond to a Lifespan Respite Funding Announcement from the Administration for Community Living:
Introduction to Lifespan Respite "101": includes ideas to help you collect information for required elements of the application; provides ideas for other federal sources of respite funding so you know which state agencies to reach out to for support and partnerships; presents summaries of activities of current Lifespan Respite grantees, including Integration and Sustainability activities, and the roles of State Respite Coalitions and ADRC partners; and background on the Lifespan Respite program. click here.
State Developed Lifespan Respite Tools: Includes tools for needs assessments and environmental scans, performance measurement, service delivery, caregiver assessment for respite, respite voucher guidance, respite registry examples, job descriptions, public awareness materials, and more. click here.
Lifespan Respite Grantee Updates
For the latest information culled from select states' final reports, see the presentation of Greg Link, ACL/AoA, and Jill Kagan at the American Society on Aging Meeting in Chicago on March 14, 2013. The title of the presentation was Why Lifespan Respite? Meeting the Respite Needs of the Nation's Family Caregivers. click here.
Useful Data for Problem Statements
More information can be found at the Lifespan Respite Technical Assistance Center, click here.
For questions related to responding to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, please contact Greg Link at the Administration for Community Living, AoA, US Dept of Health and Human Services.