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Book

Family based respite care for children with a disability

Author:
KING'S FUND CENTRE
Publisher:
Kings Fund Centre
Publication year:
1987
Pagination:
44p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
Book

You're on the waiting list: families waiting for respite care services: fourth interim report

Authors:
ROBINSON Carol, STALKER Kirsten
Publisher:
Norah Fry Research Centre
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
37p.
Place of publication:
Bristol

Many families experience serious problems finding suitable services which can cater for both their child's complex health needs and their own need for significant levels of support. This paper highlights which services families were using and the difficulties of obtaining a coherent and consistent package of support. Regulatory concerns relating to the piece-meal provision of services and use of children's hospices are raised along with recommendations for improving policy and practice.

Journal article

A caring break

Author:
THORP Samantha
Journal article citation:
Children Now, 2.3.05, 2005, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Haymarket

Reports that, while short breaks for disabled children have been universally praised as beneficial, many families are forced to go without this valuable service.

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Breaking news

Author:
HESLOP Pauline
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 13.11.03, 2003, p.36.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on a study of how short-break services can prioritise children's views and give their families respite from caring.

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Breakthrough

Authors:
WEATHERLY Helen, et al
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 7.11.02, 2002, pp.34-35.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Investigates whether paying for short-break schemes for families with disabled children improves services.

Book

Getting the right break: inspection of short term breaks for people with physical disabilities and older people; key messages and action points

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
8p.
Place of publication:
London

Summary of national inspection report looking at provision of short term breaks for disabled people and older people.

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Getting the right break: inspection of short term breaks for people with physical disabilities and older people

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
2p.
Place of publication:
London

Letter accompanying national inspection report.

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Getting the right break: inspection of short term breaks for people with physical disabilities and older people

Author:
FRUIN David
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
58p.
Place of publication:
London

Report of an inspection of short term break provision for disabled people and older people in seven local authorities broadly representative of all English councils. Contains sections on: improving services; expectations; responsive services; service delivery; referral, assessment and care management; and developing and managing short term break services.

Book

Inspection of short term breaks for physically disabled and older people: Stoke on Trent; May 1999

Authors:
RANDHAWA Meena, CLARK Jan
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate. East Inspecti
Publication year:
1999
Pagination:
58p.
Place of publication:
Nottingham

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Book

Inspection of short-term breaks for people with physical disabilities and older people: Leeds City Council; May 1999

Author:
FRUIN David
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate. North East In
Publication year:
1999
Pagination:
53p.
Place of publication:
Gateshead

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