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Short-Term Respite Care provides one to 30 nights of loving, safe, medically supervised care for the senior adult who cannot live alone and whose caregiver need some time apart for any reason. We encourage short-term visitors to participate in the full range of programming, services and activities offered at the Nursing Center. Reservations are required.

Requirements for Admission

Four to six weeks prior to admission, a Respite visitor or his or her caregiver needs to complete an application and a medical information form.

Visitors will need to provide copies of:

• Medicare card
• Medicaid card
• Other insurance cards, if any
• Social Security card
Advanced Directives
(Living Will, Health Care Proxy, Durable Power of Attorney, etc.)

Respite Admission Documents

Respite Inquiry Letter

Short Term Respite Admissions Agreement

Respite Application

Physician Report and Orders

Lifestyle Survey

Psychosocial Assessment

Respite applicants should contact a visiting nurse association, the Department of Social Services in the county in which they live, the New York State Department of Health or a certified homecare agency to perform an evaluation to ensure that Daughters of Sarah can meet the individual’s healthcare needs.

Learn more about Respite Services
at Daughters of Sarah
Phone: (518) 456-7831
Fax: (518) 456-1563




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Daughters of Sarah Senior Community
180 Washington Avenue Ext
Albany, NY 12203
phone: 518-456-7831
fax: 518-456-1563


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