If you are looking for published research articles and other publications focused on respite research and evaluation, see also Findings and Updates and ARCH Annotated Bibliography.

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Mississippi Voucher Flyers 2022

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Developed by the Mississippi Department of Human Services and the Mississippi Family Caregiver Coalition Promotional flyers for the MS Lifespan Respite voucher program with links to the application for a…

Poster: Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

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Small Poster, 8½” by 11″, glossy paper: “Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength” Order Online  

Successful State Approaches for Measuring Lifespan Respite Outcomes

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2015 Lifespan Respite Grantee and Partner Learning Symposium, Washington, DC. Presented By: Emily Kearns, MA Lifespan Respite Coalition and Joyce Pohlman, TX Department of Aging and Disability Services

News Article Example

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Sample format for a short news article about respite in the CareBreaks Toolkit Created by Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging

Connecticut Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers


Home and Community-Based 1915(c) Waivers and Concurrent 1915(b) Managed Care Waivers for Respite Support Medicaid is a program in every state that pays for medical assistance for certain individuals and…

COVID-19 Respite Agency Decision Guide to Reopen Respite Worksheet

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Deciding when it’s safe to resume respite care services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Developed by the ARCH Workgroup. The decision to resume respite services is a continuous process that involves…

ARCH Respite Research Summit: Roundtable Reports and Recommendations for Future Research

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Roundtable Reports and Recommendations for Future Research Facilitated by Kim Whitmore, PhD, RN Joseph Caldwell, PhD, Senior Scientist and Director, Community Living Policy Center, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, Brandeis…

North Dakota Family Caregiver Supports and Services Study, 2016

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This study was solicited and funded by the North Dakota Legislative Management. As provided in Section 1 of 2015 House Bill No. 1279, the study was to develop a resource directory of…

Colorado Lifespan Respite Care Survey for Grants/Vouchers

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Developed by Colorado Respite Coalition, a program of Easterseals Colorado.  This survey is given to the family caregivers served by the Colorado Respite Coalition’s respite grant or voucher funds.   It…

Sample Confidentiality Agreements for Information About Clients

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These samples are provided for educational purposes only and should not be considered legal or other professional advice. The Nation al Council of Nonprofits encourages nonprofits to seek the advice…

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…

Crisis Respite Application for NE Lifespan Respite Subsidy

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Application for Lifespan Respite Subsidy Program for emergency respite from Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services