The Value of Respite for Family Caregivers
a professional working with family caregivers it helps to recognize why
caregivers don’t know what respite is and why they are reluctant to use it.
Often caregivers don’t realize the benefits of respite and are concerned about
the “who, what and where” of respite.
can respond to these questions and concerns by knowing the types respite
resources available. They can also work with community respite providers to
help create respite programs that address the unique needs of wounded service
members and special needs children and/or adults.
Objectives for Military Service Professionals
ways respite can and cannot benefit family caregivers.
respite options for family caregivers to match their individual needs.
respite resources with family caregivers.
with community respite providers to create programs for military family
Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D.
Owner, MBP Consulting, LLC
Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Extension
Continuing Education (CE) Credit or Certificate of Completion
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