Lifespan Respite
Technical Assistance Center

2013 Lifespan Respite Grantee/Partner Learning Symposium

Boston, MA
October 18, 2013

Summary Meeting Notes
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Agenda, click here



Participant List, click here.

TA Needs Form, click here.


Peer-Led Discussion Topics

The Ins and Outs of Voucher Respite
Jennifer Abernathy, TN Respite Coalition

Voucher Tools

Helpline Form

Approval Letter

Program Expectations

Family Respite Plan

Respite Provider Information Form



Creating Trained Respite Workers
Gina Ervay, Kansas Lifespan Respite Coalition and Sharon Kaiser, NH Lifespan Respite Program

NH Training and Registry Tools

NH Lifespan Respite Provider Curriculum

State Registry Consent Forms

Enrollment Request for Respite Training 

Engaging the Faith-Community in Respite
MaryJo Alimena Caruso. PA Respite Coalition


Opportunities to Advance Lifespan Respite: Managed Long-Term Services and Supports and Affordable Care Act Options, PPT Slides: click here

Joe Caldwell
Director of Long-Term Services and Supports Policy
National Council on Aging 

Developing a Lifespan Respite Logic Model: Articulating a shared framework for accountability, PPT Slides: click here

Draft Logic Models, click here

Ray Kirk and Casandra Firman

ARCH Training/TA Update, PPT Slides click here
Jill Kagan


National Conference Lifespan Respite Track

Peer Presentations, click here.

Lifespan Respite

Technical Assistance and Resource Center

ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center

(703) 256-2084 |

This project is supported, in part by grant number 90LT0001, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.


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