Bridging the gap voucher scheme

The Bridging the gap voucher scheme provides support for your cared-for person at home and enabling you, the carer, to have a break. This scheme provides up to 16 hours of support over a 6-month period, which can be used flexibly.

How to arrange this service

This service is free of charge but can only be accessed if it is agreed to be an appropriate outcome through a carer’s needs assessment.

Find out how to get a carer's needs assessment