Definition: Respite is simply a way of giving a temporary or short-term break to caregivers.

Purpose:  To demonstrate the need for respite services in Arkansas and to assist in efforts to promote the development of a statewide respite and crisis care system.

Please take a moment to answer this brief survey regarding respite awareness and needs in Arkansas:

* 1. Are you a caregiver of a family member with special needs? (i.e. disability, mental illness, or aging)

* 2. As a caregiver, do you need a break/respite?

* 3. Do you ever receive a break from caregiving duties?

* 4. Do you receive respite services at this time?

* 5. Are you aware of respite services in your area?