Short Breaks for Disabled Children and Young People - NHFT
NHFT's short breaks for disabled children and young people offers a residential respite facility for children with disabilities who have either a diagnosis of autism, complex health needs, and/or complex behaviour. There are two locations in the county. The specialist service provides a structured environment and nursing care, giving parents and carers the opportunity to ‘recharge their batteries’ while knowing their child is in a safe, supportive, and stimulating environment.
John Greenwood Shipman Centre, NorthamptonFarmbrook Court, Northampton NN3 8UWTelephone: 03000 271 382
The Squirrels, Rushden1 The Drive, Rushden NN10 9JTTelephone: 01933 410928
Who is this service for? Children with physical disabilities, complex health needs, and complex behaviour.
How to access this service: Referrals need to made through Northamptonshire's Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). Tel: 0300 126 7000 / Email: [email protected].
- Additional languages
- Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
- Age range
- Suitable for ages from 0 to 18 years
- Referral Route
- Professional Referral
- Type of Service
- Social Care Services
- Eligibility Criteria
- Age Range - School
- Age Range - Early Years
- Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
- Provider Category
- Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
- Special Needs
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Learning Disabilities
- Physical Disabilities
- Sensory Impairments
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Last updated 06 July 2023