CHANGE IN RESPITE POLICY EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018
The RCEB Board of Directors has approved a revised purchase of service policy for respite.

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CHANGE IN RESPITE POLICY EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018

Certain limits on respite services that were implemented in 2009 were repealed to be effective on January 1, 2018.   Regional centers were limited to purchasing no more than 90 hours per quarter of in home respite services and 21 days of out of home respite services except when exemption criteria were met.

The RCEB Board of Directors has approved a revised purchase of service policy for respite.  It has been submitted to the Department of Developmental Services for approval to be effective January 1, 2018.  A copy of this revised “DRAFT” policy is attached here. 

New Respite Policy