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Respite for Family Caregivers of Children and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

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This fact sheet provides a basic overview of useful information for respite providers who work with individuals and families caring for someone with I/DD. It is also meant to assist…

Respite for Adults with Mental Health Disorders

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Because of the unique nature of their respite needs, this fact sheet focuses on respite for family caregivers of individuals with mental health issues who are between the ages of…

Summary Table of Federal Programs that Support Respite Care

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Information on federal programs that support respite. For more in-depth information, see Federal Funding Opportunities for Respite.

Respite for Adoptive Families

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Respite, a short break for caregivers and their families, is an important support service for parents who have adopted a child. It is particularly important for families who adopt a…

Cultural Responsiveness in Family Services

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ARCH Fact Sheet To fully achieve the goals of respite and crisis care and other family support services, it is essential that all aspects of program operations, staff development and…

Respite for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease

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Respite for Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, affects millions of people in the U.S. and their families. This disease affects a person’s…

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…

Financial Assistance for Family Caregivers

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Can I get paid to be a Family Caregiver? ARCH is frequently asked if payment is available for family caregivers. There may be help for you, but resources are limited,…

Tools for Collaboration: Building and Sustaining Partnerships for Lifespan Respite Care Programs

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This fact sheet provides definitions of different levels of collaboration and answers the questions: Why is collaboration a priority area for the Lifespan Respite Care Program? and What does collaboration in Lifespan Respite…

Planning for Emergency Respite

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This information for family caregivers was adapted from the ARCH Fact Sheet, Emergency Respite: Help for Family Caregivers in Critical Times of Need as a quick reference guide to help…

Minnesota Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waivers

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

9 Pasos para El Cuidado de Respiro para cuidadores familiares de niños y adultos con discapacidades intelectuales y del desarrollo

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Un camino para obtener el descanso que se merece ¿Es usted un padre de familia que brinda apoyo a un niño o adulto con una discapacidad intelectual o del desarrollo?…