Respite Care and Therapeutic Recreator

Authors

  • Kenneth J. Killian

Keywords:

respite care, therapeutic recreation

Abstract

Respite care provides temporary relief to families who maintain their handicapped child at home. With the recent interest and growth in respite care, therapeutic recreators need to consider the role they may play in providing this type of service. The paper examines the various models of respite care currently in use and considers the function of therapeutic recreators in such settings..

Issue

Section

Professional Development