Respite Services are short-term care services provided due to the absence or need for relief of the family member(s) or primary caregiver normally providing the care.
Respite may be provided in the participant’s home or place of residence, or one of the following out of home settings:
- Foster Care
- Medicaid certified hospital
- Medicaid certified nursing facility
- Unlicensed setting (agency or individual must have a 245D service license)