Short break care: induction for carers

Information for care managers on how to provide inductions for short break carers who give respite care to disabled children.


Induction guide for the short break workforce

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This guide explains what to cover in a short break carer’s induction, including:

  • health, safety and communication
  • safeguarding
  • professional development
  • links to the training, support and development standards for short break carers

Information for local authorities on how to provide short break care is also available.

Published 30 July 2012