Respite care is temporary relief care designed for families of children or adults with special needs. Respite provides a short period of rest or relief for a person’s primary caregiver. Respite care can range from a few hours of care provided on a one-time basis to overnight or extended care sessions. Respite care can be utilized on a regular or irregular basis and can be provided by family members, friends, skilled care providers, or professionals. Providers chosen by the family, care for children or adults with special needs while families take a class, go to a movie, or enjoy any activity.
- Relieve family members from the constantly pressing responsibility of
- Attending basic self-help needs and other activities.
- Enable a person with developmental disabilities to stay home or in their
- Provide appropriate care and supervision to protect their safety without a