TAKE 5 RESPITE PROGRAM in Clarion County
September 20, 2019
October 04, 2019: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
October 18, 2019: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
November 01, 2019: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
November 15, 2019: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
November 29, 2019: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Respite program for families of children and youth with special healthcare needs, including disability and chronic illness.
Dates: Every other Friday at 5-7 pm
The program is held on Clarion University Campus
Also please take a moment to visit our website: http://rehabscience.wixsite.com/take5
The first program will be Friday, September 20th
Please RSVP or ask any questions by contacting president, Jordan Klingeman at Rehabscience@eagle.clarion.edu or call at (412) 721-8968
WHAT IS RESPITE?
Respite is a “temporary relief for family caregivers from ongoing responsibilities of caring for an individual of any age with special needs.”
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?
Families of children and youth 4-21 years of age with special health care needs include all children who have or are at increased risk for, chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional conditions and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE TAKE 5 PROGRAM?
Family caregiver’s physical and emotional health
Overall family well-being and stability
Marriages, siblings and other family relationships
Gives care recipient a break
Provides your child with a support system by having other children that can relate to him or her
The Clarion University Rehabilitation club wants to give you two hours once every other week to yourself. Let us worry about your kids! It sounds too good to be true right? Well, it’s true and we're here to help you and the best part about it… It’s COMPLETELY FREE!
Take 5 is a program designed by Temple University.
Statistics show that there is a higher divorce rate among parents who have children with a disability.
Parents that have children with a disability often find themselves wore out. We want to help stop this.
Our program is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Let us volunteer our time to give you time to yourselves.