Short Breaks for Disabled Children and Young People - NHFT

Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
c/o Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, London Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN15 7PW
Telephone number:
0800 917 8504
Email address:
Service description:
NHFT's Short Breaks for disabled children and young people offer a residential respite facilities for children with disabilities who have either a diagnosis of autism, complex health needs and/or complex behaviour. With three respite homes in the county, this specialist service provides a structured environment and nursing care, giving parents and carers the opportunity to recharge their batteries in the knowledge that their child is in a safe, supportive and stimulating environment.

   •  82 Northampton Road, Wellingborough
     Tel: 01933 225289
     A 6-bedded Short Breaks Service for children (aged 0-18) whose primary condition is autism (ASD).
     Statement of Purpose (Word 210KB)

   •  John Greenwood Shipman Centre, Northampton
     Tel: 01604 491756
A 10-bedded Short Breaks Service for children (aged 0-18). The building is separated into two areas.
     Woodside has 4 beds for children with complex behaviour, and
     Lakeside has 6 beds for children with physical disabilities and complex health needs.
     There are a further 2 beds for emergency admissions.
     Statement of Purpose (Word 397KB)

   •  The Squirrels, Rushden
     Tel: 01933 410928
     A 6-bedded Short Breaks Service for children (aged 0-18) with a dual diagnosis and complex behaviours.
     This might be ASD with ADHD, or a physical disability with a severe learning disability.
     Statement of Purpose (Word 152KB)

Referrals need to made through Northamptonshire's Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). Tel: 0300 126 1000 / Email: MASH@northamptonshire.gcsx.gov.uk).
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 18 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Diagnosis
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH)
Last updated on:
05/12/2018
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