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Eligibility for Assessed Need Short Breaks

Children and families who meet the eligibility criteria to receive services from the Disabled Children's Team (social care) or Family Support Team (ISCD - Integrated Service for Children with Disabilities) will be able to access "Assessed Need Short Breaks"

Please note:

These breaks are in addition to the "Aiming High" Short Breaks explained on other pages in this section.

The short break support package offered will have been assessed by a social worker. Short breaks offered might include specialist sessions for children and young people with more complex needs and can include both day and overnight provision. 

Eligibility Criteria for Integrated Service for Children with Disabilities Social Care Teams (opens a new window)

Short Breaks services provided directly by AfC are regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 

Visit the CQC website (opens a new window)