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Center for Respite Care, Inc.

Established:
2003
Agency:
Center for Respite Care, Inc.
Address:
1615 Republic St.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
United States
Contact:
Laurel D. Nelson, CEO
Phone Number:
(513) 621-1868
Fax:
(513) 621-1872
Description:

The Medical Recovery Program at the Center for Respite Care is a 20-bed, 24-hour facility for homeless individuals who are either too sick to enter into a shelter, or are recently discharged from a hospital, and are in need of a safe environment for healing and recovery.

Clients at the Center for Respite Care receive basic, short-term medical and nursing care, as well as social services assistance, while they recover from their respective illness or other medical condition(s). Routine physician services are provided daily or as otherwise needed, via the agency’s contract physician. Clients are provided with three, nutritionally-balanced meals daily, including special accommodations for medical or other dietary restrictions. Individual clothing needs are met, as applicable, and transportation assistance is either arranged or provided, as needed.

Operating Agency:
Non-profit
Facility Type:
Stand-alone Facility
Number of Beds:
20
Hours of Operation:
24/7
Average Length of Stay:
4 weeks
Admission Criteria:

Homeless
Acute medical condition
Referred by a licensed medical professional
18 years of age or older
Ambulatory

Clinical Staff:
Physician, Nurse, Social Worker, Community Health Worker
Clinical Services Provided:
Physician (on-site)
Nurse (on-site)
Social Worker (on-site)
Substance Abuse Counselor (on-site)
Case Manager (on-site)
Support Services Provided:
Meals, Transportation, Case Management, Other
Funding Sources:
Hospital, Private Donations, Local/State Government, Religious Organization, Foundations