Articles and Links:
Volunteer Respite: Valuable Resources
Abstract: This Fact sheet from ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center provides information on options for recruiting, screening, training, utilizing and retaining volunteers to provide respite services to caregiving families in various settings.
Volunteer Respite Program in Fairfax County
Abstract: Fairfax County has designed a volunteer-provided respite program to give caregivers a much needed break from their caregiving duties.
- ARCH Lifespan Respite and Technical Assistance Center: http://archrespite.org/ta-center-for-respite/ta-center-for-lifespan-respite The 'Technical Assistance Center' offers training and technical assistance activities.
- Family Caregiver Alliance National Center on Caregiving: http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp The 'Innovations Clearinghouse on Family Caregiving' section has programs, public Policy and technical assistance for Professionals.