The Council provides a range of services and help for people with a learning disability.
We also aim to support those who support you (known as carers).
What is a short break/respite care? - Short breaks/respite care for adults with
learning disabilities encompasses:
- Planned short breaks away from home that involve social and leisure activities based
on your needs which will be identified in your personal plan.
- An environment where you can continue to develop your skills and abilities
If you think you or the person you are caring for would like to consider using the
service please contact The Enquiry and Information Team, Tel no 01292 268119 and discuss the possibility for an assessment and use of the
short break services.
Where can I find out about respite services?
The local authority respite service is provided at:
- There is a bungalow situated in Chalmers Rd, Ayr which provides respite for 4 individuals
who require a high degree of staff support.
View the brochure for more information.
Who can give me help and advise on my situation?
A social worker or Occupational Therapist can discuss your situation and assess your needs. They can work
with you and your carers to find ways of reducing your difficulties and meeting