This service will provide respite to LAC or families with young people with additional needs.
We offer respite in the home or through accessing local clubs and activities.
We work in partnership with Fostering Agencies and Social workers offering respite to Foster Carers.
We can staff ‘Supervised Access’ with parents and their Looked After Child
What we can offer:
Parentlink have dedicated staff who can set up a ‘Buddy Scheme’ or ‘Care Pair’.
This is the provision of an allocated care worker who can supervise or care for the young person each session providing continuity, building rapport and in time, a relationship.
All our staff are DBS checked and have photographic ID badges, 1st Aid trained, Child Protection trained and experienced to deal with additional needs and disabilities.
Booking is essential: Simply fill in a booking form and send to us with your payment. Use the Contact Us page to request a form
Once our office has processed this, we will ring to confirm and inform you of the member of staff who will be supporting you;
Can the carer take my child out?
Disclaimer. If you are happy for our allocated member of staff to take your child to clubs, activities or days out please sign to say you have read the Terms and Conditions.
How much does this cost?
We offer this service from £6.00 – £20.00 per hr depending on the type of care.
This must be paid at time of booking to avoid disappointment and is non refundable on cancellation.
If you require your child to be taken out; mileage will be charged at £0.45 per mile and invoiced monthly.