Words and terms you might hear about short breaks
There may be words or terms you hear when talking about short breaks. This table should explain some of them:
Words people may use when talking about short breaks
|Word or term||What the word or term means|
||NHS-funded healthcare for children with complex medical, behavioural and communication needs.
||What the result of providing the resources should be.
||Existing inclusive youth clubs and new youth clubs for children who are disabled.
||Common Assessment Framework; the universal early help assessment format.
||A place where a child stays overnight with other children.
Care managed by the parent instead of by the local authority services.
||Care for the child provided by an agency, usually in the child's home.
||Young people who volunteer to join a young person who is disabled on an activity.
||Family-based shared care (short break fostering).
||A place that offers care for children with life-limiting illnesses.
||Support provided by the local authority in the carer's own home.
||A short-stay residential home provided by Diverse Abilities.
||How staff are given the skills required to meet the needs and provide the outcomes expected.
||Day care provided by Diverse Abilities.
||How the needs of the child and the family are identified.
||Specific questions for carers asked as part of the assessment for the child and family.
||the CAF to identify how outcomes for the child are to be met
||Nurses provided by the NHS Trust (behaviour that challenges and complex health needs).
||The children who are disabled teams, social care, social work and occupational therapy teams.
||Extended school provision like youth clubs and after school clubs.
||The services available to meet the specified outcomes.