Respite Care Program

Respite Care ProgramCaring Together in Hope provides financial assistance to individuals with financial need to help pay for respite care by certified professionals. Our aim is to support the caregiver and prevent or delay the admission of a loved one to a long-term care facility. Additional support may also include care giving classes, transportation, special family events and other family caregiver needs.

Guidelines

To receive respite care, the individual must:

  • Have a diagnosis of dementia or a related disorder that requires constant supervision. Documentation of a physician’s diagnosis will be required.
  • The recipient must have limited financial resources.
  • Have a full-time unpaid caregiver.
  • Not be participating in a Medicaid waiver program.
  • Live at home.

SERVICE BENEFITS

The maximum benefit payable to licensed service providers will not exceed $500 per year. Exceptions will always be considered and is at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

HOW TO APPLY

To learn more about this program, call (470) 349-8349 or email Pam@cth.me. View and Download the Respite Care Application.