FOI release

Disabled children and young people taking short breaks services during 2009/10, and 2008/9

A Freedom of Information request and disclosure about the number of disabled children and young people who have received short break services.

Documents

Details

  • Date requested: 21 February 2011
  • Publish date: 02 May 2011
  • Updated: 06 May 2011

Request

Can the Department provide the total number of disabled children and young people who received short breaks services for 2009/10, and 2008/09?

Release

The total number of disabled children and young people received short breaks services for 2009/10 and 2008/09 are as follows;

  • in 2008/09 57,383 disabled children and young people received a short break
  • in 2010/11 104,257 disabled children and young people received a short break.

The information requested, is now displayed on the Together for Disabled Children website. It may be worth noting that there a number of research reports relating to AHDC short breaks available from the publications section.

Published 2 May 2011