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California Code of Regulations Title 17

Respite is a vendored service through state regional centers and overseen by the Department of Developmental Services, under CCR Title 17, Sections 56780 – 56802.

Service Definition –

In-home respite services means the intermittent or regularly scheduled temporary non-medical care and supervision provided in the client’s own home, for a regional center client who resides with a family member. These services are designed to do all of the following:

  • Assist family members in maintaining the client at home.
  • Provide appropriate care and supervision to ensure the client’s safety in the absence of family members.
  • Relieve family members from the constantly demanding responsibility of caring for the client.
  • Attend to the client’s basic self-help needs and other activities of daily living including interaction, socialization, and continuation of usual daily routines which would ordinarily be performed by the family members.