"A Practical Guide to Respite for Your Family" is a valuable resource for family members of children with disabilities and chronic or terminal illnesses. This tool will assist you in finding different respite options that may be available in your community. This respite guide provides useful information about checking out agencies and respite sites, finding and hiring a provider, preparing your home for respite, and using your respite time so it is a successful experience for you. In addition to the wealth of information, you will also find sample forms that you may want to use with your caregiving duties.
Authors: Molly Dellinger-Wray and Monica Uhl, Partnership for People with Disabilities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
Used with permission from the Partnership for People with Disabilities, VCU