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Respite for Foster Parents

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Discusses value of respite services for maintaining and enhancing foster family placements. Offers unique program considerations, foster parent concerns, and tips for respite provider recruitment, screening, training, and retention.

Nevada RespiteRx – Voucher Implementation: A Deep Dive

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An ARCH Voucher Learning Collaborative Webinar Presenters: Cheryl Dinnell, Project Coordinator on behalf of the Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division Planning, Advocacy & Community Services Unit Carson City, NV…

Practical Considerations When Starting a New Program and for Experienced Voucher Program Providers

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Are you thinking about starting a voucher respite program? Are you a seasoned veteran in implementing a program, but still have questions? The Respite Voucher Learning Collaborative will provide peer…

Pathways to Respite

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Developed by Informing Families, a resource of the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council, in partnership with the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration, Aging & Long-Term Support Administration, and PAVE, which…

My LifeCourse Respite Portfolio

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LifeCourse Respite Tool – My LifeCourse Respite Portfolio The LifeCourse Respite Portfolio is a set of tools to help you make a plan for respite. The Charting the LifeCoure Respite…

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…

Tools for Collaboration: Building and Sustaining Partnerships for Lifespan Respite

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At the heart of Lifespan Respite is the concept of collaboration. Throughout the Lifespan Respite Care Act, and in the federal program guidance, references are made to collaboration and coordination…

How to Pay for Respite

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Jill Kagan was interviewed on ECareDiary on how to pay for respite for family caregivers.

Setting Goals to Maximize Your Respite Time

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Developed by the North Carolina Lifespan Respite Project at the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services This tool was developed for use by family caregivers receiving respite from community…

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…

Statewide Family Networks

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Prepared by Elizabeth Sweet, M.Ed., Public Health Advisor, Child, Adolescent, and Family Branch, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Statewide Family Networks are funded by the Substance Abuse…

Publicly Funded Respite Options for Caregivers in North Carolina

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Produced by the NC Lifespan Respite Project, NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services This document was originally developed in 2017 by a workgroup…