Respite, Short Term (90 days or less) and Crisis Housing at RHCs in 2010

If our state consolidates or closes our RHCs where are these folks who needed respite care, short term evaluations or crisis housing going to go?  We do not have adequate crisis care for our DD/ID population as it is.

This chart is quite informative indicating the high usage of respite beds, evaluations and crisis housing in our RHCs.  We cannot afford to minimize these services.

Residential Services for Persons with
Developmental Disabilities:
Status and Trends Through 2010

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