Fact Sheet: Adult Day Services and Respite

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Adult Day Services and Respite Adult Day Services (ADS) provide a break (respite) to the caregiver while providing health related and therapeutic services and social activities for adults with a…

Fact Sheet: Respite and the Faith Community

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Fact Sheet: Respite and the Faith Community The purpose of this fact sheet is to identify and provide information on how faith communities can provide or support respite services as…

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…

Volunteer Respite: Valuable Resources

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How-to’s of screening, selecting, placing, and training volunteers. Outlines various ways that volunteers can be utilized and provides tips for retaining volunteers over time. Highlights national and local volunteer respite…

Crisis Nurseries: Respite for Children at Risk of Abuse and/or Neglect

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Crisis nurseries, also known as crisis or emergency care, provide temporary respite for families experiencing challenging life circumstances that place their children at risk for abuse and/or neglect. Created to…

Timebanking for Respite: Communities Supporting Caregivers

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ARCH hosted this webinar with the BREAK Exchange. Timebanking is a time-based currency. Give one hour of service to another, and receive one time credit. You can use the credits in…

Emergency Respite: Help for Family Caregivers in Critical Times of Need

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Fact Sheet from ARCH Technical Assistance Center for Lifespan Respite Respite is defined as temporary relief for the family caregiver. It is most beneficial if used as early in the…

Repositioning Respite within Consumer Directed Services Systems in the Australian Context

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ARCH joined the BREAK Exchange in cohosting this webinar, Repositioning Respite within Consumer Directed Service Systems in the Australian Context, on April 28, 2021. Carers NSW Australia, the peak non-government…

Innovative and Exemplary Respite Services

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This webinar featured three respite programs previously recognized by ARCH as Innovative and Exemplary. Each year for the past three years, the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center has…

How to Find Respite for Caregivers

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Jill Kagan was interviewed on ECareDiary to share information on how to find respite care for family caregivers.