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Subject Description

Respite Care

Programs that offer temporary, substitute living arrangements for dependent adults and children in order to provide a brief period of relief or rest (usually more than twenty-four hours) for the family members, guardians or other people who are their regular caregivers. Also included are programs that offer the services of substitute caregivers that provide respite care services in the individual's own home.

Taxonomy Code: PH-700

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