Webinar: “It’s like a weight lifted off your shoulder”: A qualitative study of adult carers taking a break

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“It’s like a weight lifted off your shoulder”    A qualitative study of adult carers taking a break Without sufficient support, informal carers are at risk of poor health and…

Measuring the Value of Respite

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A White Paper by the ARCH Committee for Advancement of Respite Research (CARR) Purpose The purpose of this white paper is to provide an in-depth description of the current challenges…

Environmental Scan – Resources for Culturally and Linguistically Competent Respite Research

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Prepared by Dr. Kim Whitmore, Marquette University College of Nursing, with the ARCH Committee for Advancement of Respite Research An environmental scan was conducted by the ARCH Committee for Advancement…

ARCH Annotated Bibliography of Respite and Crisis Care Studies, 6th Edition, 2022

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The literature review for this updated bibliography adds summaries of 19 peer-reviewed journal articles. Articles were included from the time period 2020, where the 5th edition left off, through 2022.…

Advancing Respite by Building Bridges among Respite Researchers

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Advancing Respite by Building Bridges among Respite Researchers Presentation by Kim Whitmore, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Marquette University, and Research Consultant, on behalf of ARCH Dr. Kim Whitmore, facilitator of…

Advancing Respite Research – Findings from the Respite Research Summit

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On September 29 and 30, 2020, ARCH convened the virtual Respite Research Summit with more than 130 national and international participants. The Summit was a capstone event to an initiative by the…

A Research Agenda for Respite Care

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Deliberations of an Expert Panel of Researchers, Advocates and Funders To understand the existing research base, and to make recommendations for how to structure and organize future research in ways…

Evaluation of Shared Lives Day Support Services An opportunity for a ‘short break’ for people living with dementia with wellbeing outcomes, Part 2

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ARCH and the BREAK Exchange cohosted the webinar, Shared Lives Day Support Services: An opportunity for a ‘short break’ with wellbeing outcomes, Part 2 to learn more about the benefits of this innovative respite model…

ARCH Annotated Bibliography of Respite and Crisis Care Studies, 2nd Edition

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This document annotates published research studies that focus on respite outcomes and contains brief summaries of 38 articles written between 1979 and 2002 and published in professional, peer-reviewed journals. The…

Planned and Crisis Respite for Families with Children: Results of a Collaborative Study

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The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center (ARCH), and Casey Family Programs (CFP) National Center for Resource Family Support collaborated to lay…