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Respite Care

Description Respite provides a break for caregivers, such as 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.
Eligibility To be eligible for respite, a care recipient must be a Delaware resident in need who is either: aged 60+; aged 18+ with a physical disability; or any age with dementia.
Availability Statewide
Info or Enrollment Contact the Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) by phone or email.
More Resources Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities
Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center Service Provider Search
Related Links On this website:
Adult Day Services
Lifespan Respite
Caregiver Information and Support
Caregiver Links

On other sites:
ARCH National Respite Network
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
Alzheimer's Association
Camp Fairlee - Respite Programs