Respite provides a break for caregivers, like family members, who take care of an older person, an adult with a physical disability, or a person with dementia. The service can be regularly-scheduled (for example, once a week) or can be given from time to time, as needed by the caregiver. Respite is provided in the home of the care recipient or caregiver.
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To be eligible for this service, a care recipient must be:
Some respite programs have income eligibility requirements.
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See also these related pages on this website:
*Public funding means that the program is paid for, in part or in whole, by the government. Some publicly-funded programs have eligibility requirements and provide services at low cost or no cost to people who qualify. Most of these programs and services though, are also available to people who are able to pay privately (with their own money). For more information, please see the Sources of Funding section of this web site.