provides a break for caregivers of an individual with a developmental disability.
Ages Served: All
The Respite Care Home is a home-like, fully accessible facility located in St. Charles, Missouri. The program is available to all ages and operates 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
Children and adults with disabilities may stay for a few hours, a few days, a week, or more.
Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a nurse on duty at all times to assist with administering medications, breathing treatments, tube feedings, etc. The facility offers four semi-private bedrooms with two beds per room. Home-cooked, family-style meals are provided. Dietary needs are accommodated.
The program is not highly-structured; however, there is a focus to make sure the persons served are having a good time and enjoying their stay. On-site activities include viewing sporting events, arts and crafts, gardening, games, movies, socialization, and developing friendships.