Lifespan Respite
Technical Assistance Center

Integrating Respite into State Systems

Examples from State Lifespan Respite Grantees


Caregiver Support Blueprint for Delaware - A Report to the Delaware General Assembly


Tapping into State Initiatives to Ensure Respite and Family Caregiver Support, Peer-facilitated discussion led by Pam Catt-Oliason, ID Commission on Aging at the 2015 Lifespan Respite Grantee and Partner Learning Symposium, Washington, DC

PPT Slides


Local Nebraska Lifespan Respite Network Long Term Care work groups convened in the fall of 2016 for the purpose of providing recommendations to the Nebraska LTC Redesign work group. There are six local respite networks. Western and Southwest combined efforts, and Eastern and Southeast networks collaborated on their recommendations.

Western and Southwest Respite Network recommendations

Eastern and Southeast Respite Network recommendations

Northern Respite Network Recommendations

Central Respite Network Recommendations


The Ohio Respite Coalition engaged Medicaid managed care organizations as they negotiated with state agencies. The results were a new respite benefit for children with special needs.

Ohio Medicaid Managed Care Respite Care Benefit Member Update

Ohio Medicaid Managed Care Respite Care Benefit Provider Update

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.


The ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center is a program of Families and Communities Rising |4220 NC Hwy 55, Suite 330, Durham, NC 27713 |



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