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Respite care and short breaks

Touchbase Care - Formerly ARRCC Folkestone

Touchbase Care is a community group where people with physical disabilities, learning difficulties, neurodiversity and sensory impairment are supported in: Arts, education, access to work, recreation, health and wellbeing. Our goals are: To bring people who may suffer from isolation, together, in a supportive setting.…
Telephone:
01303 211248
07375541785
E-mail:
hollysmith@touchbasecare.org
Website:
www.touchbasecare.org
Age Range:
Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Treetops Residential Short Break Service

Treetops Short Break Unit is run by Kent County Council in partnership with Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust. It offers a friendly and vibrant home from home for children and young people aged 5-18 who have disabilities. Facilities includes 6 bedrooms, softplay area and activity…
Telephone:
01322 626840
E-mail:
treetopsshortbreak@kent.gov.uk

Upz and Downs

Upz and Downs is positive about adults with learning disabilities. It provides students with a wide range of activities in cooking, baking, weaving, woodwork, sports, gardening and learning skills to live independently.
Telephone:
07742 994593
E-mail:
bernardchick@hotmail.com
Website:
https://www.upzanddownz.com/

Volcare - Canterbury and Thanet. A home based respite care service for Carers

Volcare is a home based respite care service for Carers, currently fully funded by Social Services.  It offers Carers the opportunity to have flexible respite care of their choice. Full time volunteers are introduced to Carers and their families, and visit over a number of…
Telephone:
01227 937740
E-mail:
susan.volcare@crossroadskent.org
Website:
https://advicefinder.turn2us.org.uk/.../2637

We Are Beams

We Are Beams is a charity that provides support for families with disabled children across Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks and surrounding areas. Our aim is to provide short breaks for children, young people and families which are enjoyable and help them to develop independence, personal and…
Telephone:
01322 668501
E-mail:
admin@wearebeams.org.uk
Website:
We Are Beams
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Hearing impaired, Language difficulty, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Severe learning difficulty, Visually impaired, Communication and interaction, Autism, Physical sensory/medical, Profound, severe or complex, Behaviour and learning

Westview (Folkestone) - Care Home for adults with learning disabilities

Westview provides accommodation and support for up to six people with learning disabilities and mental health needs.
Telephone:
01303 245629
E-mail:
westview@craegmoor.co.uk
Website:
www.craegmoor.co.uk

Whitstable and Tankerton Blind Club

Come and join our friendly group of blind and partially sighted members every week for a variety of games, tea, and a chat. New members are always welcome and free transport is available.   We meet Tuesdays from 2pm to 4pm at the Swalecliffe Community…
Telephone:
01227 763366
E-mail:
madeleine.gray@kab.org.uk
Website:
www.kab.org.uk

Windchimes Residential Short Break Service

Windchimes Residential Short Break Service is run by Kent County Council in partnership with Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust. It offers a friendly and vibrant home from home for children and young people aged 5-18 who have disabilities. Facilities include; 6 bedrooms, 3 accessible bathrooms…
Telephone:
01227 741748
E-mail:
windchimes@kent.gov.uk

Wolverton Court

We provide a range of high quality, specialist services to people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autistic Spectrum Conditions, who may at times present severely Challenging Behaviour.
Telephone:
01304 825544
E-mail:
adultcare@priorygroup.com
Website:
https://www.prioryadultcare.co.uk/

Wood n Ware Cic Ashford - Day service for adults living with learning disabilities

We are an excellent not for profit day service providing woodwork and recycling opportunities to adults living with disabilities. We are set in the heart of the local business community of Ashford in Kent. We have a very large workshop allowing for great equipment and…
Telephone:
01233 626348
E-mail:
info@woodnware.com
Website:
www.woodnware.com/
Age Range:
18-25 (Transition)
Disablities:
Learning difficulty, Physical disability, Language difficulty, Communication and interaction, Behaviour and learning

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