We would like to invite you to visit our beautiful town Wolfenbüttel. Professional speakers and a thrilling program will expect you and about 300 international guests. This conference will give opportunities to exchange information for those providing short break/respite care, for agency professionals, government policy makers, academics and parents/family members. The ISBA Conference 2016 provides a chance to learn, to talk with people from around the globe and to hear about best practices in supporting families who are caring for individuals with disabilities or ongoing disabling conditions.
The 8th International Short Break Association conference was a wonderful opportunity to bring people together from around the globe. 300 delegates from 12 different countries met to share information, learn about unique supports and programs and to be inspired by others with a passion for this work. Short Break care, known more as respite care in Canada and the United States, is a critical element of support for families who are caring for individuals with disabilities or ongoing disabling conditions. The theme of the conference therefore, was “Respite is Key”. We spent time focusing on four themes: