Specialist respite care in Scotland


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

Opened just under a year ago, Rossview Care Centre is a specialist residential care facility in Scotland for young people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. Craegmoor Healthcare says there is still insufficient provision of this kind of care in Scotland. The 12-bed Rossview Care Centre is the only privately run residential care home in Scotland which provides year round care for young people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. The home has plenty of spacious lounges, a sensory therapy room and a computer room for educational and recreational use. The children attend local schools but return to the homely atmosphere of the care centre in the evenings, where they also live during holidays and at weekends. The home offers 24-hour permanent and respite care. Craegmoor¹s regional manager for Scotland Ellen Haines said young people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour suffered during holiday periods because of inadequate provision of residential care outside ter





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