2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 333 - HEALTH
Act 178 of 2004 - MICHIGAN LIFESPAN RESPITE SERVICES RESOURCE ACT (333.26521 - 333.26523)
Section 333.26523 - Michigan lifespan respite services resource network; establishment; purpose; duties.

MICHIGAN LIFESPAN RESPITE SERVICES RESOURCE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 178 of 2004

333.26523 Michigan lifespan respite services resource network; establishment; purpose; duties.

Sec. 3.

(1) The director shall establish the Michigan lifespan respite services resource network within the department to develop and encourage statewide coordination of respite services and to work with community-based private nonprofit or for-profit agencies, public agencies, and interested citizen groups to engage in networking community lifespan respite services information resources.

(2) The Michigan lifespan respite services resource network shall do all of the following:

(a) Develop and distribute respite services information.

(b) Promote information exchange and coordination among state and local governments, community lifespan respite services programs, agencies serving individuals who need respite care, families of individuals unable to care for themselves, and respite care advocates to encourage efficient provision of respite services and reduce duplication of effort.

(c) Promote a statewide network of community lifespan respite services.

(d) Establish a respite care website and a toll-free respite care information hotline.


History: 2004, Act 178, Imd. Eff. July 1, 2004

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