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LOCAL INFORMATION

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Respite care for children

Extent:Jersey
Updated 22 November 2018
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Respite care services

The main aim of the respite service is to provide support to families and parents of children with special needs. This is achieved by providing regular programmed care for children at Oakwell and Aviemore allowing a break for parents and others who otherwise care for dependent special needs children twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week. whilst attending the respite homes the children benefit from structured play activity, physiotherapy and associated care techniques.

The specific objectives of the service are:

Oakwell

Please see full details here - http://www.jod.je/kb5/jersey/directory/service.page?id=Sj613tT_Dn8&adultchannel=0

In the event of emergency accommodation being required, the Children's Service can be contacted by telephoning 443500.