Questions to consider when investigating Respite Care:
When you look for a care provider, ask about any special training.
Find out how the care providers are supervised and supported in their work.
If this is a facility, does it feel comfortable and homelike?
If the older person is not able to communicate or express feelings because of dementia, can the care provider understand behaviors that might signal needs?
Is it convenient and meet individual family needs?
Is it affordable?
Some of the information contained is taken from www.alz.org