§ 51.5-155


As used in this article, unless the context requires otherwise:”Adult day care services” means the provision of supplementary care and protection during a part of the day only to older adults or disabled adults. Such services may be in or away from the residence of the older adults or adults with disabilities.”Community respite care organization” means a local subdivision of the Commonwealth, a combination of political subdivisions, a separate public agency, or a private nonprofit agency exempt under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, which has the authority under its applicable charter, laws, or articles of organization to receive funds to support respite care activities.”Fund” means the Virginia Respite Care Grant Fund established by § 51.5-157.”Respite care” means the provision of supplementary care and protection for older, infirm, or disabled adults. Respite care includes, but is not limited to, adult day care services.


2000, cc. 877, 896, § 2.1-373.15; 2001, c. 844, § 2.2-714; 2010, cc. 411, 801; 2012, cc. 803, 835.


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