Glenholme Respite Service

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Glenholme respite service provides planned and emergency short breaks for adults who have a learning disability in Halifax


About the Service

Glenholme Respite Service is a CQC registered 13 bedroom unit in and at any one time can accommodate 9 clients on a planned booking basis, plus 4 clients on a short stay/emergency bed. The service is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, enabling support during the day if required to meet individual needs.

We are wheelchair friendly with easy access in and around the building. Glenholme has a large wet room situated on the ground floor with three bathrooms on the first floor. One of the bathroom has a tip and tilt bath.

Aims and Objectives of the Service

Staff ensure that the clients are consulted in all aspects of their lives.

Staff at Glenholme are also committed to ensuring that people who use the service are actively consulted and involved in the development of the service. This is achieved by regular consultation meetings, links with advocacies, regular liaisons with parents, carers and satisfaction questionnaires which are given out annually.

During the week clients usually continue with their normal routines, e.g. work, school, college or day support within their locality.

Friends and relatives are always welcome. Clients are encouraged to maintain contact with families and friends when using the service.

All clients who use the service will have their support plans reviewed annually or when required, to ensure that the service continues to meet their needs, aspirations and interests whilst providing a stimulating and enjoyable visits with us.

We will liaise with important people in the person’s life, e.g. parents, carers, advocates and other professionals.

Contact Details

Project Manager:    Rebecca Day