Creating Dementia-Friendly Congregations to Support African American Families

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Creating Dementia-Friendly Congregations to Support African American Families The ARCH Volunteer and Faith-based Respite Learning Collaborative held a webinar to learn more about theĀ Alter program. Alter is the first of…

Family Respite Services: A Profile of Respite Support in Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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This webinar was cohosted by ARCH and the BREAK Exchange.Ā Ā  Family Respite Services (FRS) in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, is a community organization that works with families caring for children with…

Engaging with Spanish-speaking Populations in the ID Family Caregiver Navigator Program

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This presentation was made to the ARCH Lifespan Respite Grantee and Partner Learning Collaborative on Implementing the National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers.Ā  Presenters from the Idaho Family Caregiver Navigator…

Youth Volunteers Providing Respite for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities

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Youth Volunteers Providing Respite for Children and Young Adults with Disabilities Lessons from the Northern Nevada R.A.V.E. Family Foundation (Respite And Volunteer Experiences) We heard from Northern Nevada R.A.V.E. Family…

2024 Information Session for Innovative and Exemplary Respite Services Application Process

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On September 5, 2023, ARCH held an information session for prospective applicants for recognition as an Innovative and Exemplary Respite Service.Ā  Please find the recording, the presentation slides, and CHAT…

State Policies to Strengthen the Direct Care Workforce

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This presentation was made to the Lifespan Respite Grantee and Partner Learning Collaborative on Implementing the National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers. The focus of this presentation is onĀ Strengthening the…

Evolution of Dementia Carers’ Needs for and Access to Short Breaks: A Research Study from Wales

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This event was cohosted by ARCH and the BREAK Exchange International policy recognizes the importance of short breaks and respite for sustaining caregiving relationships. The necessity for short breaks to…

Partnering with AmeriCorps Seniors to Support Respite and Workforce Development

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Partnering with AmeriCorps Seniors to Support Respite and Workforce Development This meeting of the Volunteer and Faith-based Respite Learning Collaborative focused on theĀ AmeriCorps Seniors ā€“ Senior Companion ProgramĀ and how it…

Students as Respite Volunteers: A Creative Approach to Supporting Family Caregivers

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Students as Respite Volunteers: A Creative Approach to Supporting Family Caregivers Using students from undergraduate and graduate nursing, social work, and other health care professional academic programs as volunteer respite…

Self-Direction in Respite Voucher Programs: Path to Person and Family-Centered Care

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Virtual presentation for the Applied Self-Direction At Your Desk Conference, April 25, 2023 Respite care provides a break from caregiving for both the caregiver and the disabled individual and should…