Respite: Care for Caregivers

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November 25, 2015

NASW continues its support for National Family Caregivers Month this November. This year’s theme, Respite: Care for Caregivers, emphasizes that respite is essential to family caregiver well-being.

Social workers play an integral role in helping family caregivers to access respite services. Use the materials listed below to enhance your outreach efforts and to highlight the social work role in supporting family caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month. Leave a comment describing how you’ve commemorated National Family Caregivers Month.

NASW resources:

Resources developed in collaboration with NASW:

Other related resources:


Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW

NASW Senior Practice Associate

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