Short Breaks Statement
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Interim Director of Children’s Services submitted a report on the ‘Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children’ Regulations which came into force on 1 April 2011. Within these regulations it stated that each local authority had to prepare a Short Breaks Statement by 1 October 2011. The report detailed the requirements of the statement, the process for the drafting of Wirral’s statement and the final version for approval.
(1) That the Short Breaks Statement for Wirral (Appendix 1 to the report) be approved and the statement be produced by the authority and published as required.
(2) That the statement remain under review and be revised when new services become available.
Report author: Director of Children's Services
Publication date: 28/09/2011
Date of decision: 22/09/2011
Decided at meeting: 22/09/2011 - Cabinet
Effective from: 06/10/2011