Mavisbank Short Breaks / Respite Service

Mavisbank offers a flexible respite service. We provide individualised support for adults with a learning disability, either in our residential/short stay setting or through flexible respite provided at home or on a short break.

Mavisbank Short Breaks / Respite Service

Overview

  • care at home
  • activities
  • outings
  • provision of personal care
  • overnight support
  • emergency and last minute support
  • holidays
  • breaks so carers can go to family events such as parties and weddings, and we can also support the individual to go along

Our dedicated, flexible and reliable staff work in a person centred way providing activities and support for individuals. The team is trained in all aspects of support required and involves the individual and their family/carer in decision making and compiling the appropriate support plan. We have close links with the local community and have designated staff drivers and staff who support people on outings and activities of their choice.

The service has built up a good reputation and we are regularly inspected by an external body, Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland (SCSWIS).