Short Breaks

You might want a short break; your partner / unpaid carer might want one. You can ask your Local Authority Social Services for information about what’s available in your area.

Other places to look include:

NHS: www.nhs.uk/Conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/Pages/breaks-for-carers-respite-care.aspx

Revitalise – provide short breaks for people with disabilities and their carers: http://revitalise.org.uk You can check the quality of the provision through the Care Quality Commission: http://www.cqc.org.uk You might also want to read reviews before booking.

The Respite Association may be able to help with funding respite: www.respiteassociation.org

Page last updated: July 2019