Respite definition

Respite means "relief care" as defined in this rule.
Respite means intermittent services provided on a periodic basis, but not more than 14 consecutive days, for the relief of, or due to the temporary absence of, persons normally providing the supports to individuals unable to care for themselves.

Examples of Respite in a sentence

  • Active duty members who qualify for administrative absence have 1 year following the completion of deployment to use their Post-Deployment Mobilization Respite Absence.

  • Personnel deployed to any other location, including the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Gulf, are not deployed in a creditable location for which accrual of Post-Deployment Mobilization Respite Absence is authorized.

  • Member is entitled to2 days of Post-Deployment Mobilization Respite Absence upon completion of the second deployment.

  • Respite includes both day and overnight care and may be provided in the family home, qualified provider’s home, or qualified facility.

  • Respite care will ensure that persons served through the waiver have access to community activities as delineated in the person’s ISP/Plan of Care.


More Definitions of Respite

Respite means brief, temporary relief care provided by an in-home or out-of-home provider paid by the department. The respite provider fulfills some or all of the care provider responsibilities for a short time.
Respite means paid temporary services to provide relief for families or other caregivers who are unpaid. In-home and out-of-home respite may be provided on an hourly or daily basis, including 24-hour respite service for several consecutive days. The range of tasks provided may include supervision, companionship, and personal care services usually provided by the primary caregiver.
Respite means services for the relief of a person normally providing supports to an individual unable to care for him or herself.
Respite means brief, temporary relief care provided to a child and his or her parents, legal guardians, or foster par- ents with the respite provider fulfilling some or all of the functions of the care-taking responsibilities of the parent, legal guardian, or foster parent.