Promising Practices in HCBS: New Jersey- Statewide Respite Care Services
05/16/2003 | 448 Requests *
This report briefly describes the New Jersey Statewide Respite Care Program. The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) administers a state-funded, Statewide Respite Care Program providing a wide variety of services to relieve unpaid, informal caregivers from the stress of caring for older people and/or people with disabilities. The respite program customizes services to the person and the caregiver, with a focus on alleviating caregiver stress.
Human Services; Respite; Informal Caregivers;
Aging Issues, Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Resource Center, State/Agency Information
CMS, Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
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* Reflects requests since January 1, 2007