TITLE

Lifespan Respite

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
PN;Sep2005, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the introduction of Section 1283, the Senate companion bill to the Lifespan Respite Act by Senators John Warner and Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Training of caregiver to help make informed decisions about respite services; Cost of replacing caregivers with paid services; Finance of development of programs at the state and local levels by lifespan-respite legislation.
ACCESSION #
17939536

 

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