'Pick and mix': supporting carers to have a break

Author:
THOMPSON Alison
Journal article citation:
Community Connecting, 22, September 2009, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
Community Connecting

The short break services provided by Heritage Care to help both people with learning disabilities and their carers is presented. The article explains how the introduction of personal budgets (including Individualised Service Funds) has enabled the organisation to develop more customised and flexible services. The organisation provides both residential and outreach services.

Subject terms:
learning disabilities, personalisation, short break care, carers;
Content type:
practice example
Location(s):
England

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