Respite care Press Release
|01/29/2020 - 14:41||
GOVERNMENT INVESTS IN GRANNY'S HOUSE TO HELP KEEP FAMILIES TOGETHER
The Manitoba government is investing $400,000 to launch Granny’s House, a one-year pilot project to provide short-term, culturally safe and community-led care to children and families who could otherwise be at risk of becoming involved in the child welfare system, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today.
|01/24/2020 - 18:54||
Family Caregivers Are Rarely Asked About Needing Assistance With Caring for Older Adults
Fewer than one-third of caregivers to older adults report being regularly asked by health care workers about needed support.
|10/29/2019 - 10:25||
Dont Forget About the Caregivers: National Caregivers Month
There’s no doubt – North American society heavily depends on family and friends who are unpaid caregivers. An estimated 1 in 5 adults in the United States provide care or assistance to a loved one or friend who is ill or unable to care for themselves. Given the population in the U.S. is over 327 million, that number comes to a staggering 65,440,000 people who are unpaid caregivers. Compare this to the almost 3 million registered nurses in the country.
|10/08/2019 - 12:37||
Governor Carney Announces State Assistance to Resume Delaware Autism Program (DAP) Services
WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced new state assistance for the Delaware Autism Program that will allow the Christina School District to continue providing respite services for Delaware families in need.
|Delaware State ...|
|09/12/2019 - 06:59||
Griswold Home Care Named AAFD’s 2019 "Franchisor of the Year"
Griswold Home Care, a national provider of nonmedical home care services, has been recognized as the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers’ (AAFD) 2019 Franchisor of the Year.
|09/06/2019 - 02:28||
New nursing immersion program offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp
Katie Dowdy (back, second from right) assists campers in the fully accessible pool at an Easter Seals camp for people with disabilities through the community-based course Nursing 436.
|University of W...|
|07/19/2019 - 15:13||
IGI Global Contributor Presents at International Conferences
Recently, Mr. Bob Holda, an independent respite care specialist, and author of the IGI Global chapter, “Respite Tourism for Family Caregivers” which is included in the Scopus-indexed IGI Global publication, Current Issues and Emerging Trends in Medical Tourism, presented his research at the 2nd International Conference of Health-Oriented Tourism & Hospitality (ICoHOTH) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which took place on July 22-24, 2019.
|06/26/2019 - 17:56||
VA partnership with Corporation for National Community Service supports older Veterans and their caregivers
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently began partnering with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to engage Senior Corps volunteers in support of VA’s Choose Home Initiative, enabling older Veterans to receive needed homemaker and daily living support in their homes, rather than move into health care institutions.
|US Veterans Affairs|
|05/20/2019 - 08:46||
NORD Launches New Program Aimed at Providing Caregivers with Relief
Washington, DC and San Diego, May 20, 2019--The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)Ⓡ, the leading independent nonprofit organization representing the 25-30 million Americans living with rare diseases, has launched the Rare Caregiver Respite Program, a first-of-its-kind program aimed at providing caregivers of rare disease patients a much-needed respite.
|11/15/2018 - 15:31||
Caring for the Caregiver: Respite Care Provides Relief
When Sherrie Matteson’s mother, Margie Mora, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, time suddenly became a bigger concern than it ever had been in their lives. Time was now the most important factor in several aspects of their lives: quality time together; time it would require Matteson to care for mother; eventually, time to look for a long-term care provider and then the time that provider would take to care for Mora.
|08/22/2018 - 10:49||
Foster Homes Needed in Franklin & Grand Isle Counties
There are currently over 1,300 children in DCF custody in communities across Vermont; over 200 of them are in Franklin and Grand Isle counties.
|04/30/2018 - 23:51||
Councils cannot cap personal budgets under Care Act, says Ombudsman
Councils cannot set maximum budget levels when calculating the cost of people’s care, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has said.
|09/13/2017 - 11:48||
South Dakota Awarded Lifespan Respite Grant
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota has been awarded a Lifespan Respite grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living (ACL).
|DHS South Dakota|
|02/10/2017 - 17:59||
IHC joins the call for respite care overhaul saying respite is not about managing crises
IHC New Zealand backs the call made by Autism New Zealand into reviewing respite care in New Zealand saying far too many people are falling through the cracks.
|IHC New Zealand|
|01/03/2017 - 23:12||
5 Stress Relief Tips for Caregivers
To be effective caregivers, individuals in the role of providing care for loved ones also need to take care of themselves.
|11/28/2016 - 16:50||
Illinois Department on Aging recognizes National Caregiver Month
Springfield – As we come to the close of National Caregiver Month, the Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is working to find new ways to help provide much-needed relief to unpaid, family caregivers. Working together with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), IDoA is calling on community members throughout Illinois to help families caring for their loved ones.
|07/01/2016 - 14:19||
Community Care Services Program
Effective July 1, 2016, administration of the Community Care Services Program (CCSP) adminstraion transfered from the Department of Human Services, to the Department of Community Health (DCH).
|06/17/2016 - 16:37||
Homemaker and Home Health Aide Care
e? A Homemaker or Home Health Aide is a trained person who can come to a Veteran's home and help the Veteran take care of himself and his daily activities.
|US Veterans Affairs|
|06/02/2016 - 08:43||
Public Service Research Grants Bring UMass Amherst Resources to Surrounding Community
AMHERST, Mass. – Five faculty projects at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received Public Service Endowment Grants (PSEG) from a special campus fund designed to boost outreach and extend the campus resources into the surrounding community.
|University of M...|
|03/21/2016 - 18:20||
EWA Praises House Passage of Older Americans Act Reauthorization
Washington, DC -- The Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA), today, commended the United States House of Representatives on its actions to support older Americans and those that care for them. With passage of reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA), the House took steps to support the more than 40 million family caregivers who provide an estimated 37 billion hours of uncompensated care each year.
|01/19/2016 - 20:38||
Centers for Living and Rehabilitation
When you or a loved one are in the position of needing nursing care —long-term or short-term— how the care is delivered is just as important as where. At the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation (CLR) we care for each patient in a manner that preserves individual dignity and at the same time ensures the delivery of timely and excellent medical care.
|11/19/2015 - 12:26||
But shock new Revitalise study finds guilt is a huge barrier
5. Nine out of ten carers went on to say that they thought it was likely or very likely that regular respite breaks help prevent the caring relationship from breaking down.
|11/12/2015 - 19:58||
Legacy Corps Supporting Veterans and Military Families
Legacy Corps is a community-based caregiver support program by and for veterans of all wars and veteran/military families. Legacy Corps, utilizes highly trained volunteers to provide a range of caregiver support services including in-home respite care, information and linkages to other community support systems, hospital to home transition services, and other related services.
|07/17/2015 - 16:50||
U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation to Support Older Americans and Family Caregivers
The legislation, introduced by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), includes provisions to support older adults and their family caregivers. Our nation faces a severe and growing shortage of eldercare providers with the skills and training to meet the unique health care needs of older adults. The Alliance is committed to supporting the reauthorization of the OAA as it invests in building and maintaining an eldercare workforce that supports well-coordinated, high-quality care for older adults.