ERIC Number: ED354703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Respite Care. The Arc Q & A Series.
Basic information about respite care for individuals with disabilities and their families is presented in a question-and-answer format. The following questions are addressed: "What is respite?"; "Who needs respite services?"; "Who provides respite services?"; "What kinds of services are provided?"; "How are respite services funded?"; "Are there eligibility requirements for respite services?"; "How do families benefit from respite services?"; "How do families obtain services?"; "What can I do to get a respite program started in my community?"; "Are respite care providers required to be licensed?"; and "Can I use a regular child care program for respite?" Four organizational resources and four references are provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Day Care, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Family Programs, Financial Support, Human Services, Program Development, Public Policy, Respite Care
The Arc, 500 E. Border St., Suite 300, Arlington, TX 76010.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul.
Authoring Institution: Arc, Arlington, TX.