In Home Handbook


Information about FRS

  • Information about FRS
  • Our Mission, Principles and Values
  • FRS referral procedures
  • Recruitment of Respite providers/in home workers
  • Maintaining your respite provider registry and profile
  • Your information​

Getting to know your role as a respite provider or in home worker

  • Activation and community information sessions
  • Roles and responsibilities of a respite provider and maintaining a good relationship
  • Transporting individuals
  • Length of Agreement between respite providers and parents
  • Confidentiality
  • Maintaining a good working relationship
  • What will you be doing?
  • Home alone
  • Administering Medication
  • Roles and responsibilities of the family 
  • Confidentiality
  • Supervision
  • Guidelines for Successful Support
  • Balancing your Duties: Working in someone’s home
  • Reporting Child Abuse​

Getting Paid for your Services

  • Respite providers
  • In home workers

Family Information

  • Planning your services
  • Who are the respite providers
  • Parent’s role
  • Preparing a respite provider to care for your child
  • Developing a profile of your child
  • Using
  • Employment status of respite providers
  • Interviewing, references and contract tips
  • Duties and activities with the respite provider
  • Planning and safety
  • Administering medication
  • Having someone involved in your home and Family Respite Services
  • Keeping the relationship going
  • Role of the Family Coordinator from FRS
  • Hiring an In home worker (employee of FRS)

FRS Policies, Information and Best Practice

  • Discipline guidelines
  • Transporting Individuals
  • Safety for you and the Child that you care for
  • Water Safety
  • Health precautions
  • Suspected Child Abuse
  • Confidentiality
  • Serious Occurrence
  • Administering Medication
  • Emergency Medical Form
  • Sample Administering Medication forms, vehicle insurance and service contracts

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