The ALS Association - The Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter
1919 University Ave W, Ste 175, St. Paul, MN, 55104-2
Distance: 1037 Miles
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.
Provides up to 18 hours per month of respite care for a full time primary caregiver who lives with and provides care for a person with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Must be a full time primary caregiver. Program cannot be used while caregiver is at work.
Print or fill out the application online
There is no fee for this service.
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
|Toll Free||(888) 672-0484|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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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.
PH-7000.3300-040Adult In Home Respite Care Definition
Programs that provide a brief period of rest or relief for family members, guardians or others who are regular caregivers for dependent adults by offering temporary or intermittent care for the adult in their own home.
YF-3000.0520Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Definition
A syndrome, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that is marked by muscular weakness and atrophy with spasticity and increased action of the reflexes due to degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord, medulla and cortex.
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