Respite Care Services
Is Your Family Member Eligible?
Your family member may be eligible if:
She or he is a Senior, 60 years or older and approved through Southeast Kansas Area Agency on Aging.
Living in a community in which SEKRS, Inc. is a participationg member of a United Way or Community Chest.
Families not meeting SEKAA eligibility criteria may purchase services at a competitive rate.
Options for families to identify their own provider or to select from our group of trained providers
Matching the needs of the family with the skills of the provider
Families can count on
A break or rest from the care required by a loved one with special needs
Experienced and well-trained providers and family satisfaction
The convenience of having staff schedule Respite Services
Satisfaction with services provided
Peace of Mind
Prior to the respite taking place, the provider and staff visit the family to become familiar with the specific needs and requirements
Providers have undergone comprehensive background checks
"Thank you for the respite that allowed my father to stay at home as long as he did. The breaks were very good for me to avoid burn-out. The caregiver was great with my dad. He was one of the few people that could make my dad feel safe and comfortable."
"As a caregiver for my 95-year-old mother in my home, this service has allowed me respite care for out of town commitments, mainly doctor appointments. I am extremely grateful."
"I just want to say that this service has been a tremendous blessing to our family. The care providers are wonderful. My daughter likes them and is always pleased to know one of them is coming."
"No one can imagine just how much we care when someone, somewhere offers a helping hand."