Reposted by Eric Pudalov, Community Events Coordinator (courtesy of the organizations below)
Georgia Lifespan Respite Summit: Register Now!
February 21, 2011 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Deadline: Feb. 16)
Clayton State University
Harry Downs Continuing Education Ctr.
2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Morrow, GA 30260
Harry Downs Continuing Ed. Ctr.
Clayton State Maps
Lifespan respite is a coordinated system of accessible community-based respite care services for family caregivers of children or adults with special needs. This includes but is not limited to individuals with developmental disabilities, other disabilities, mental health issues, aging, illness, and child abuse.
Who should attend the Summit? Two Representatives from various state agencies, statewide organizations, community groups, respite providers, and family caregivers. Seating is limited. This will be a working meeting so come prepared to share your ideas and work in small groups. Please visit the registration site for more information.
Help us piece together an infrastructure for Lifespan Respite in Georgia
The Lifespan Respite Care Program is funded by the US Administration on Aging to help states expand and enhance respite services. Join us on February 21, 2011, for this working meeting to learn about Lifespan Respite & Coalition Building, and to provide input into the design of a coordinated Georgia Lifespan Respite system. Please note: Space for this session will be limited to two (2) persons per group, organization and/or agency. Please see the agenda below. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Co-Hosts for Georgia’s Lifespan Respite Summit include:
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health
& Developmental Disabilities, Division of
Georgia Department of Human Services,
Division of Aging Services
Georgia Community Support & Solutions
Easter Seals of Georgia
For more information, visit the registration site above for contact: Chiyana Reaves at RegistrationMHDDAD@dhr.state.ga.us. Please be sure to add Lifespan Respite Summit in the subject line.
Caregiver Programs & Lifespan Respite