Short breaks

Shared lives Sometimes people who are living at home need a break away in a different place.
Easy read - short breaks Short breaks can be a short stay away from your family home or staying in your home while your carer has a break.

This could be for a few hours, days or weeks.
Easy read - residential care Redbridge Council has two short break services.

  1. Green Lodge in Woodford
  2. Argyle Road in Ilford
Redbridge Community Learning Disability team If you would like to talk about Redbridge Council’s short break service, talk to Redbridge Health and Adult Social Services. Have a look at the Redbridge Health and Adult Social Services page.
Easy read - direct payments Direct payments can be used to pay for short breaks. For more information have a look at the Direct payments page.