'Good' news for Ribble Valley Short Breaks Service

Monday, June 17, 2019

Ribble Valley Short Breaks Service has been rated as 'good' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).



The short break service, based on Croasdale Drive, Clitheroe, provides support for adults with a learning disability or autism. It gives their families and carers the opportunity to have a break from their caring role.

It can accommodate up to six adults at a time. The length of time people use the service varies from single overnight stays to more extended breaks.

The service was rated as 'Good' in all areas by inspectors. To read the CQC report, visit The CQC website

County Councillor Graham Gooch, cabinet member for adult services, said: "It's great that Ribble Valley Short Breaks Service has been rated as 'good' by the CQC.

"The staff are doing a superb job and this rating shows that all their hard work is paying off.

"Staff are very supportive and caring. They utilise the excellent facilities and technology to ensure people are safe and are supported to be as independent as possible during their stay.

"Services like this are a vital part of the care system as they provide essential support for people while giving carers a break from their caring role.

"Well done to all the staff at the service."

To find out more about the service, call 01200 424394.

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