Respite Care

Rodgers, Ed
January 2005
PN;Jan2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p69
Trade Publication
The article discusses various queries related to medical treatments. One of the question asked was that the patient is a fairly new PVA member, and, as a C4 quadriplegic, the patient have been using a wheelchair for less than three years. Acute rehabilitation was accomplished at two different hospitals. The patient enquires that whether there is there something the patient can do to get a much needed rest. The Department of Veterans Affairs has a respite-care program, developed by the Veterans Health Administration and designed to relieve spouses or other caregivers from the worry associated with caring for chronically disabled veterans.


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