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10/01/17
16:35

Respite in Extra Care

Louise Millard
Hello

We're looking at scoping whether respite could successfully be delivered in extra care and would be keen to receive any feedback from providers who are already involved in providing respite on this basis together with any background on how the scheme operates.

Many thanks
Louise

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11/01/17
10:00
Respite in Extra Care
Anne Prentice
Hi Louise - you may find this useful (the information is provided on the LIN website). It outlines reablement provision in extra care - but provides similar to respite. Hope this is helpful
Anne

http://www.housinglin.org.uk/Topics/type/resource/?cid=8404
13/01/17
12:03
Respite in Extra Care
David Lester
Hi Louise,

in 2013 we fitted out the interiors for a care home outside Llanelli for Gwalia. As you'll see from their website, they operate respite in a similar setting: https://www.gwalia.wales/yourchoice

It may be worth considering contacting them to ask about their experience. And if you'd like help with designing an interior that would facilitate this, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Good luck,
David
13/01/17
12:54
Respite in Extra Care
Gary Reeve-Wing
Hi David
From the link it looks like a traditional care home setting rather than extra care which is an independent living model that Louise is seeking advice on.
Regards
Gary

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