Respite - On-Demand Caregiving
Respite provides care on a short-term basis for a person who cannot take care of themselves, and who is usually taken care of by an unpaid family member or friend. The program is designed to provide temporary coverage for the unpaid caregiver during an absence or need for relief.
Mobile application connects families of individuals with special needs with caregivers for on-demand caregiving called care dates.
Families review caregiver profiles and send online requests to caregivers for care dates.
- Private pay
- Adults with disabilities
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Developmental disabilities
- Physical disabilities
Serves individuals of all ages with disabilities such as; autism, cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, down syndrome, physical disability.
To use this service, download the Joshin Application on a mobile device.
Families pay an hourly rate to caregivers and a monthly or annual subscription fee for the service.
Families set their own hourly caregiving rate. A 20% service fee is added to the total cost of the care date.
This is a private pay service, although Community Supports (CDCS) and Consumer Support Grant (CSG) may be eligible for reimbursement.
Serves the Twin Cities metro area.
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PH-7000Respite Care Definition
Programs that provide a brief period of relief or rest for family members, guardians or other people who are regular caregivers for dependent adults or children by offering temporary or intermittent care in the home or in community settings/facilities.
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