Decision details

Short Breaks Services Statement

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the Short Breaks Services Statement.


That the Short Break Services Statement February 2020  is approved.

Reasons for the decision:

The Short Breaks Statement is to be reviewed every three years and this statement replaces the previous statement from September 2016. Part of the review was to remove jargon and make it very clear and simple for parents/carers and families to understand how The Short Break Service can support them.

Alternative options considered:



Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: There is no financial impact

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director, People

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Meetings/correspondence with service users, Childrens Senior Management Team and Departmental Management Team.


Service users, Childrens Senior Management Team and Departmental Management Team

Contact: Lou Richer, Head of Service: Children's Specialist Support Email:

Publication date: 14/09/2020

Date of decision: 14/09/2020

Effective from: 22/09/2020

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