* 1. What are the necessary training requirements for respite care workers and how many hours of training is provided?

* 2. Are employees provided with hands on training before working on their own with a client? If so, how long is the hands on training?

* 3. Is training ongoing? Will additional training be provided to meet the client's specific needs?

* 4. Who provides the training? Are refresher courses offered?

* 5. Are parents asked for detailed information about their child that training can be focused around?

* 6. Are parents given the opportunity to interview possible candidates before matching them up with their child?

* 7. Are parents given a progress report? If so, how often?

* 8. How are the care providers supervised? How often are they supervised?

* 9. How does the respite care worker take breaks when providing services to a client? Ex. lunch, bathroom break, smoke breaks.

* 10. Is there any additional information that you would like to share with us? If you would like us to contact you in order to discuss in more detail, please leave your contact information below or email acf_outreach@nb.aibn.com.

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