Respite is used to relieve family members from the constantly demanding responsibility of providing care to their loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Services can be intermittent or regularly scheduled temporary, for non-medical care and/or supervision.
This service can be intermittent or regularly scheduled temporary, non-medical care and/or supervision that is provided in the home.
Crisis Respite (out-of-home respite in an acute care facility)
Crisis respite provides services out-of-home. It includes 24-hr observation and temporary care by crisis workers in a licensed residential facility to relieve families of the constant responsibility of caring for their loved one with I/DD. Services and supports are available to families for planned or emergency needs.
Behavioral respite is intermittent or regularly scheduled temporary, non-medical care and/or supervision that is provided in-home for individuals with I/DD and behavioral needs. Staff teaches the individual self-help and daily living skills, implements a pre-existing behavior plan to support behavioral needs.
Last modified: January 20, 2021