Respite Care Services

Respite services are provided to support individuals on a short-term basis due to the absence or need for relief of those non-paid caregivers normally providing care. This service is available as follows:

  • Services provided for individuals in their own home, or the home of a relative, friend, or other family.
  • Services provided in a Medicaid certified Nursing Facility, or a licensed Personal Care Home.

Aging Waiver Program

Respite services are available through the Aging Waiver Program.

Reimbursable Costs

Room and board cost associated with respite care services that are provided in a facility approved (licensed or accredited) by the state that is not a private residence are reimbursable. Respite services furnished in a participant’s home can be provided in either a quarter hour or shift.

Other Services

Respite services may also be provided in a long-term care facility on a per diem basis. Respite services may be provided by a relative or family member as long as the relative or family member is not a legal guardian, power of attorney, or residing in the home.

Additional Information

For additional information please contact our Intake Worker.