"respiteservices.com working together to facilitate respite options that empower individuals with differing abilities and their families to lead active and rewarding lives."
"Creating Community Connections"
What is Respite Care?
Respite care is a family support service that promotes active living and provides temporary relief from the physical and emotional demands involved in caring for a family member who has a disability. Respite creates greater opportunities for all family members to live actively and participate in community activities and allows parents/guardians time for themselves.
- The guiding principles of respiteservices.com are:
- To develop a comprehensive respite system in Peel.
- To develop and maintain a coherent access process for families of children and adults requiring respite options.
- To facilitate respite options for individuals that match their identified needs.
What is a Respite Facilitator?
Respite Facilitators activate provider and family profiles, generate matches through the database, and provide resources to families and providers. They also host respite events that help network providers and families, as well as information events.