WA - Family Caregiver Respite Voucher Program (2008)
Bill would establish a one-time voucher benefit for family caregivers to receive respite. Along with addressing other long-term care needs, the bill would require the state Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) would create a caregiver assessment and develop a referral tool to determine eligibility for the respite voucher and other caregiver support services, including long-term care planning, counseling and access to other community services.
Bill Number S.B. 6222/ H.B. 2668
Date of Introduction 1/8/2008
Latest Activity Bill did not pass in the Legislative session.
More Info http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/
Topic: Direct Services and Support for Caregivers