2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
MICHIGAN LIFESPAN RESPITE SERVICES RESOURCE ACT (EXCERPT)
Chapter 333 - HEALTH
Act 178 of 2004 - MICHIGAN LIFESPAN RESPITE SERVICES RESOURCE ACT (333.26521 - 333.26523)
Section 333.26522 - Definitions.
Act 178 of 2004
As used in this act:
(a) “Caregiver” means an individual providing ongoing care for an individual unable to care for himself or herself.
(b) “Department” means the department of community health.
(c) “Director” means the director of the department.
(d) “Respite care” means providing short-term relief to primary caregivers from the demands of ongoing care for an individual whose health and welfare would be jeopardized if left unattended.
History: 2004, Act 178, Imd. Eff. July 1, 2004
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