Children with disabilities service

Short breaks (respite) statement

The Short Breaks Statement (PDF 55.2KB) applies to disabled children aged between 0-18 who live in Central Bedfordshire and their families. We will review the statement bi-annually with disabled children, parents and carers to ensure their needs are being met.


Appendix A - Transforming short breaks provision for disabled children (consultation) (PDF 378.2KB)

Appendix B - The Special Needs Action Panel (SNAP) survey from March 2017 (PDF 100.4KB)

Appendix C - Equality impact statement (PDF 992.7KB)

Appendix D - eligibility threshold (PDF 80.6KB)

Short breaks overnight respite

Overnight respite is provided for our most complex children with disabilities.

Dunstable and surrounding areas

Kingfishers (PDF 573.7KB) provides overnight respite in these areas.

Biggleswade and surrounding areas

Maythorn (PDF 282KB) provides overnight respite in these areas.

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