Exception for Limited Respite Care Services

Tenn. Code Ann. § 71-2-402 provides for an exemption from Adult Day Services licensure rules for religious institutions or organizations that provide a limited respite care services program.  

The law provides specific requirements that must be met for programs to qualify as a limited respite care services program and thus for the licensure exemption.   For more details, please visit Tenn. Code Ann. § 71-2-402

Religious institutions or organizations that wish to provide these services under the exception must complete the Exemption Request form below and submit to AdultDayServices.DHS@tn.gov to register with the Department.

Request Form: Exemption For Limited Respite Care Services Program