Carers – Respite Care

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Elderly People

Lavender Villa Residential
Two respite rooms are available.

Tel: +44 1534 888107

Pinewood Residential Home
The private nursing home offers short-term respite care as well as its normal residential facilities.

For further information, please contact Eileen Crabb
Tel:+44 1534 888302

Methodist Home
Two short stay rooms.

For more information, please contact Stuart Court
Tel:+44 1534 726936

Clifton Nursing Home
One room is available.

Tel:+44 1534 738697

People with Learning Disabilities

Les Amis
For adults, young people, and children from 5 years old.

Maison Allo
Provides respite care for children and young adults aged 14 to 21 who have mild to moderate learning disabilities.

Mourant Lodge
Caters to those aged 18 years and over but is also equipped for Islanders with complex needs.


The main aim of the respite service is to provide support to families and parents of children with special needs. This is achieved by providing regular programmed care for children at Oakwell and Aviemore allowing a break for parents and others who care for dependent special needs children, twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week. Whilst attending the respite homes the children benefit from structured play activity, physiotherapy and associated care techniques.

Maison Allo at Les Amis
Offers respite care for children with mild and moderate learning difficulties. Ages catered for 5 – 21
Tel: +44 1534 850600

Anyone wishing to use the service must first contact the Learning Disabilities Service at Health and Community Services. Tel: +44 1534 445723