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COORDINATION of COMMUNITY SERVICES
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES


Questions:

1.  What is Respite Care?
     Respite Care is short-term relief care for disabled babies, children or adults in a family setting

2.  Who is eligible for Respite Care?
     Parents of disabled children, also disabled adults or any family caring for a developmentally
     disabled baby, child or adult living in one of the nine counties of the Earstern Shore are eligible
     for services.

3.  What service will Respite Care provide?
     a.  Financial reimbursement for repite care services up to approximately 100 hours per fiscal
          year.
     b.  Follow-up to ensure the continued use of the program by parents.
     c.  Counseling and guidance to the developmentally disabled and their parents.
     d.  Assistance to the parent in finding an appropriate care worker.