Respite Care

RespiteOur residents are female – women between the ages of 18 and 65. 3 Edgar Street has a permanent respite bed always available for a female with moderate to severe learning disabilities, or mental disorder or eating problems or combination.

Caregivers need a break and respite Residents meet new people and make new friends.

Autistic spectrum respite is welcome.

Respite services are available on every day of the year, offering a service varying from one hour to a number of weeks. They are provided by trained and experienced staff. 3 Edgar Street is a small home which offers the following services tailored to the needs of the service user and her family including : introduction to respite (person-centred induction); Ask our Manager for rates which start at £65.00 per day depending on need and duration of stay.

Immediate assessments:

  • overnight stays;
  • weekend respite breaks; weekly respite breaks or longer
  • Emergency provision;
  • culturally sensitive food; Emphasis on healthy eating
  • recreation, social and leisure activities; access to local fitness centre
  • supported independence skills;
  • health practitioner support;
  • support for religious preferences;
  • family support;
  • celebrating festivals and religious/cultural sensitivity
  • personal care daytime support;
  • 24-hour, after leaving support to resolve any problems;
  • free access to phone to keep in touch with home;
  • laundering of all service users’ clothes;
  • single bedrooms  including one on ground floor for limited mobility.
  • emergency bed available.