Disabled children and young people: improving short breaks

What is the video about?

This film looks at how short breaks can be transformed through focusing on an all-encompassing service to disabled children, their families and carers. The film highlights the importance of enabling children and young people to make decisions about their short breaks. It also highlights the use of a learning approach to service transformation.

Messages for practice

  1. Positive outcomes for disabled children, their families and carers are more likely using an all-encompassing service approach.
  2. Transforming services takes time and mistakes are unavoidable. Service providers should use these as a learning experience as this will help to improve services.

Who will find this useful?

Parents, carers and disabled young people.