In Support of Caregivers: Key Accomplishments of Lifespan Respite Program Grantees

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Through competitive grants, the Lifespan Respite Care Program supports individual state grantees to achieve Five Objectives: Expand and enhance respite services in the states; Improve coordination and dissemination of respite services; Streamline…

Successful Coalitions: An Ongoing Process of Self-Assessment, July 19, 2017

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This call provided an opportunity for Lifespan Respite grantees and partners to share successes and challenges in engaging members in their state respite coalitions, in defining and redefining the coalition…

State of Arkansas – Arkansas Lifespan Respite Awareness Day

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The Arkansas Lifespan Respite Coalition has held several Respite Legislative Awareness Days at the State Capitol. Material distributed at the 2016 Respite Awareness Day event included this Awareness Day Proclamation…

Tools for Collaboration: Building and Sustaining Partnerships for Lifespan Respite Care Programs

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This fact sheet provides definitions of different levels of collaboration and answers the questions: Why is collaboration a priority area for the Lifespan Respite Care Program? and What does collaboration in Lifespan Respite…

Infographic: What’s the Key Ingredient for a Successful, Sustainable Coalition?

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Author: Casandra Firman, ARCH As Lifespan Respite grantees and their State Respite Coalition partners work to build diverse and meaningful partnerships for sustainability, ARCH developed this infographic to reflect lessons…

Compendium of State Respite Coalition Fact Sheets

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This compendium of fact sheets, updated in 2017, provides a state-by-state look at  state respite coalitions that are affiliated with the ARCH Network (See State Respite Coalitions).  Each fact sheet…

Building a Statewide Respite Coalition: Where Do We Begin?

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This guide is intended to assist those states or groups that are considering forming coalitions by providing the tools necessary to begin building a state respite coalition. Although the focus…

Innovative Strategies for Working across State Programs Providing Respite Services in Massachusetts

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This presentation was part of the Lifespan Respite Track at the 2021 Virtual International Short Break Association Conference cohosted by ARCH Presenters Leanne Winchester, Massachusetts Lifespan Respite Program and University…

Nevada Lifespan Respite Care Coalition 2020 Action Plan

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Nevada Lifespan Respite Care Coalition 2020 Action Plan. Goal: To Promote Awareness and Acceptance of Respite as a valued and normalized support.

Idaho Caregiver Alliance Strategic Plan 2020-2024

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This document details the 2020 Idaho Caregiver Alliance (ICA) Action Plan and outlines opportunities, challenges, and strategic objectives. Evidence of the critical role family caregivers fill is provided in the…