State Innovations to Advance Respite Care – Policy Strategies Shared at the State-Federal Respite Summit

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Prepared by the National Academy for State Health Policy In February 2024, the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), as part of its Lifespan Respite Special Projects grant from…

State Summaries of Lifespan Respite Grant Activities and Outcomes, Grantee Final Reports, FY 2017 and FY 2018

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State Summaries of Lifespan Respite Grant Activities and Outcomes Final Reports, FY 2017 and FY 2018 Grantees This report contains summaries of the final reports from FY 2017 and FY…

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…

Building Respite Registries to Meet the Needs of Families

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ARCH and the Respite Care Association of Wisconsin hosted this webinar for Lifespan Respite grantees and partners, Building Respite Registries to Reach Family Caregivers, June 16, 2022. This webinar provides…

Measuring Systems Change: A Brief Guide

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Prepared by Administration for Community Living, Office of Performance and Evaluation, ACL Data Council, 2021 This brief provides an introduction to measuring systems change, including how systems and systems change…

Sticky Figures: Using a Needs Assessment

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A thorough examination of the process of developing, implementing, and documenting a needs assessment. Various data collecting methods are examined in detail. Written by David B. Langmeyer, evaluation consultant.

Advisory Boards and Boards of Directors

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Distinguishes between the roles and responsibilities of advisory boards and boards of directors. Offers tips on the recruitment, training, and retention of board members.

Risk Management

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Details the liability risk to programs and provides five steps for managing those risks. Points out the value of sound agency structure as a risk management tool, the need for…

Cultural Responsiveness in Family Services

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ARCH Fact Sheet To fully achieve the goals of respite and crisis care and other family support services, it is essential that all aspects of program operations, staff development and…

Transportation Access and Respite Care: Critical Information for Family Caregivers, Care Recipients, and Respite Providers

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This fact sheet, prepared by ARCH and Easter Seals with Easterseals Transportation Group and Everline Consulting, LLC, provides strategies for identifying transportation options and eliminating transportation barriers related to the…