If I have been granted a Short Break for the School Holidays do I have to reapply for every holiday?
No, when your Short Break has been granted, it is for all the holidays. They are reviewed yearly and if you do not hear anything your Short Break continues.
Will Staff be trained?
Yes. All staff offering Short Breaks will be given training to meet the needs of an individual child. Please ensure the application for Short Breaks includes all the training required to meet the needs of the child eg, tube feeding, epi-pen training etc.
Is Transport provided?
No. Families are expected to take their child to their Short Break.
Is there a cost for a Short Break?
No, they won’t cost your family anything.