Before services begin, the persons served and their families communicate their:
Respite services accommodate:
- The needs of the person served
- The needs of each family
The preferences and needs of each family determine the specific respite services received by the family.
Family members assist with respite training, as appropriate.
The individual respite site is matched to the identified needs of each person and family served.
When other needs of the person served are observed during provision of respite communication to the family includes:
- Information about resources that are available and how to access these
- Recommendations for additional services
When applicable, the following accompany the person served or are available at the service site:
- Necessary medications
- Needed medical and/or adaptive/assistive technology equipment
- Instructions for:
- Medical care
- Special needs