Short breaks (or respite care) provide the eligible service user with a planned break, which may be facilitated in a number of different ways to best suit the person with learning disabilities and the carer. Short breaks complement the range of services currently available to adults with learning disabilities and carers and reinforces the commitment of Family Services to offer a range of options to meet an individual’s assessed care needs.
Short Break services would most meet the needs of service users, parents and family carers. The following are the preferred choices for short break options:
Shared Holiday Breaks for adults with learning disabilities UK with family