Available in Caldwell, Burke, Catawba, Alexander, McDowell, Lincoln, Gaston and Cleveland counties.
Through Innovations (Medicaid) funding ComServ, Inc. has the skills and resources to provide a break for caregivers to take time to rest and recharge from the day to day commitments of supporting a person with a disability and often the whole family. Rrespite services provides the family/ caregiver and a person with a disability with a planned, short-term, time-limited break from their usual caring role. It is a service that also ensures the person who is supported by the Innovations Waiver has an enjoyable break doing activities of their choosing. Respite 's goal is to provide a positive experience for both the caregiver and the person with a disability. The service is provided to children over the age of three and adults.
Goals of Respite services are:
Reduce stress and help maintain family relations
Assist and strengthen the family as a unit
Contribute to good physical and emotional health and allow families to successfully continue caring for their children or adult family member at home
Provide families time to rest, relax, and recreat
Help families through periods of crisis and adjustment
Help improve long-term family stability and reduce the need for out-of-home placements or lessens the need for long-term residential services
For more information contact:
TTY – 980-320-1757
TTY – 828-430-7194