SHORT BREAKS - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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How do I join?

You can contact us on the contact us page, call or email us.
We usually arrange a suitable time to visit you to discuss you joining and give you more details about us.

How can I make a referral for someone I support?

If you contact us via email you can refer your son/daughter or client.
Please make sure you have their permission to do so.

Are staff and volunteers criminal records checked?

All our staff have an enhanced DBS.

Can you give me some examples of the type of breaks you provide?

In the past we have been to some fantastic places. We have been on city breaks to Prague, Amsterdam and Disneyland Paris. We have been to a bunk house in the Lake District, theme parks around the county, and theatre breaks, as well as a Harry Potter tour and Cadburys world trip. We have also had longer breaks to Florida, Salou and Ibiza.

Do I have to attend the social group to go on a break with you?

Yes, we need time to get to know you, and you need to get to know us before accessing the short breaks.

Do I need my own support worker?

You do not need to bring additional support with you, we assess your needs before you join and together we plan the best way to support you.

How much does it cost?

Our breaks vary in price, you need to ask us for the Flyer for short breaks to find out the latest costs and the costs for the coming year.
You can self fund, or if you have an assessed need you can access social care funding.

What age do you go up to?

We start at 18 and don’t have an upper age limit. However most of our members are in their 20’s and 30’s

What if i need help with medication?

We are able to support you with your medication needs.

When do the short breaks take place?

We usually have 1 to 2 week long breaks a year, and up to 5 weekend breaks a year, but that can vary depending on need.