Regional Center In-Home Respite Care Services are in homecare services provided to individuals with developmental disability such as Autism, Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disabilities and Epilepsy, in their home to relieve their primary caregivers. The purpose is to provide respite for family caregivers who often have other children and responsibilities to balance and to help the individual with disability to continue to live at home. This Respite Care services provided are, but not limited to, the following:
Specialized in Home Respite Care Services
• Companionship and Supervision
• Meal planning & Preparation & Feeding assistance
• Bathing, Grooming Toileting and Hygiene
• Medication Reminders
• Transferring & Toileting assistance
• Light Housekeeping and Homemaking
We seek to improve the quality of life for families by providing a dependable respite worker or caregiver to provide 1:1 care.
Family caregivers often need a break, but also are concerned about the safety and care of their loved ones, and need assurance of their love one's care and safety while they are gone. To provide this assurance we only use highly-trained and compassionate respite workers, or if you prefer you can recommend your own caregiver that is not a family member to provide these care and be paid for it. With both situations we will supervise the respite workers to ensure quality care and that the families needs are been met.
What is the Cost?
Free for families that qualify, but qualification is not based on income. . Under the disabilities act the Regional center will qualify and pay for this service for families that have children born with disabilities.
How much care would I get?
There is no limit, the hours of care depends on individual need. Individuals could qualify for up to 30 hrs, or more, per month of no cost respite care.
How it Works?
Supports are based on individual and family needs and desires, and are available any hour of the day or night, 365 days a year excluding holidays.
Regional centers provide diagnosis and assessment of eligibility and help plan, access, coordinate and monitor the services and supports that are needed because of a developmental disability. There is no charge for the diagnosis and eligibility assessment. Once eligibility is determined, a case manager or service coordinator is assigned to help develop a plan for services, tell you where services are available, and help you get the services. Most services and supports are free regardless of age or income.
Other Regional Center Services
- Information and referral
- Assessment and diagnosis
- Advocacy for the protection of legal, civil and service rights
- Early intervention services for at risk infants and their families
- Genetic counseling
- Family support
- Training and educational opportunities for individuals and families
- Community education about developmental disabilities
To get started Contact us today (888) 600-4220 or firstname.lastname@example.org