Linking Lifespan Respite to your State’s Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) Initiatives
Linking Lifespan Respite to your State’s Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) Initiatives, June 9, 2014
Call Description: Some state Lifespan Respite Programs have begun collaborating with their state Medicaid program to embed respite or family caregiver supports in new Medicaid Waivers, Money Follows the Person demos, the Balancing Incentives Program, Managed Care, state plan options such as 1915 (i) or other initiatives. Others are working collaboratively with local Veterans Affairs programs or other programs/agencies engaged in long-term services and support efforts. The purpose of the call was to provide the opportunity for state grantees and partners to share their successes and challenges in advancing respite in LTSS systems. Tammy LeBlanc with the Louisiana Lifespan Respite program and Jane Byrnes with the Ohio Lifespan Respite program shared their efforts to date.
- Joe Caldwell’s PPT presentation at the 2013 Lifespan Respite Learning Symposium in Boston
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