Respite centre for learning disabled people in Leeds

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Work is well under way on a new purpose-built respite centre for learning disabled people in Swillington, Leeds. The Wilf Ward Family Trust is behind the move to bring the respite centre to the city, in conjunction with Leeds City Council. The charity’s chief executive Richard Pacey said the respite centre had been a long time in the pipeline. “There is a strong demand in the Leeds area for such a unit and we know many families will be as keen as we are to see it finally open,” said Mr Pacey. “Providing respite is the reason for the Trust being created. We have grown enormously and continue to do so, offering a variety of careers and provision of homes for people with a learning disability to lead fulfilling lives in their community.”

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