Caregiver Respite Services and Supports
To provide temporary relief for primary caregivers while also providing services and supports to adults with a developmental disability.
We understand the importance of a break for caregivers and their family members. Our goals is to provide a fun experience where the focus is on the individual’s interests and support preferences. Respite gives families or caregivers a break from their regular responsibilities and an opportunity to pursue their own interest. Their family member has the opportunity for a new experience and a connection to new friendships.
- To provide temporary relief to primary caregivers of adults with a developmental disability.
- To support the development of a personal Individual Support Plan (ISP) based on the principles of self-determination, social inclusion, citizenship and choice and to provide services that are reflective of this plan.
Services and supports are provided to, or for the benefit of, persons who reside in Ontario, are at least 18 years of age and have a developmental disability as defined by the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008.
Program / Service Features
Specific service provided:
Supports provided to adults with a developmental disability in their place of residence in the absence of the usual caregiver; Supports for adults with a developmental disability in a setting other than their place of residence; Services are provided by a person other than the primary caregiver for the purpose of providing temporary relief to the primary caregiver.