Routine Respite without room and board (RP2) provides hourly and daily one-on-one and group routine respite care to give relief to, or during the absence of, the normal caregiver. RP2 does not include payment for room and board and is provided in the person’s residence or other approved residential setting. This service may be provided in a facility-based program approved by DHS/DSPD or in the private residence of the RP2 provider, if it is rendered for a period of less than 6 hours per day.
Exceptional Care Respite without room and board (RP3) provides respite for persons with exceptional medical or behavioral needs. RP# provides one-on-one and group hourly, and daily care to give relief to, or during the absence of, the normal caregiver. RP3 provides services for persons who may require specialized equipment. Services may be provided in the person’s residence or approved residential setting. Additionally, services provided under this service description may be rendered in a facility based program approved by DHS/DSPD or in the private residence of the RP3 provider, if services are rendered for periods of less than six hours per day. However, services provided under this service description shall, in no case, include payment for room or board regardless of where the service is rendered.