TX - Lifespan Respite Care Program (2007)
Bill would create a lifespan respite pilot program for family members and friends who provide ongoing care to people with a chronic illness or disability. Respite services include in-home services, adult day services and facility-based services. Funding would be provided for community-based organizations or local government entities to provide access to respite services, to recruit, train and maintain a directory of service providers, to implement public awareness activities regarding respite services, and other activities.
Bill Number S.B. 1865
Date of Introduction 3/9/2007
Latest Activity Passed in Senate; Did not pass in the House
More Info http://www.legis.state.tx.us/
Topic: Direct Services and Support for Caregivers