RESPITE SERVICES

Assistance and supervision, as well as recreational or social activities furnished during a limited time frame for an individual who cannot take proper care of themselves due to disability or long-term illness, to alleviate stress on care-taking family members, as well as give those caregivers a break to take care of household or personal matters.

RESPITE SERVICES: "Respite services provide a much needed service for primary caregivers."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RESPITE SERVICES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/respite-services/ (accessed December 12, 2019).
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