Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Lifespan Respite Care service provides short-term relief to a caregiver providing unpaid care to a
family member of any age with any disability. The service offers the caregiver a break from the demands
of ongoing care and can be provided in the absence of the caregiver or while the caregiver is in the
home. The service can be provided in a number of ways and the type and extent of care may vary
dependent upon circumstances. This service can be provided by paid professionals, long term care
facilities, child or adult day programs, camp programs or by friends or family.