Respite and short breaks for carers

Information about the options available to give carers a break for a few hours a week, a few days a month, or even longer.

Services and information

Traditional sitting service

Find out about the Traditional sitting service.

Bridging the gap voucher scheme

Information about the Bridging the gap voucher scheme.

Short term residential care

Get information on short term residential care for a cared for person.

Domiciliary agency carer workers

Care workers who can provide support to both carer and cared-for person.

Support budgets and direct payments

Find out about Support budgets and direct payments.

Funded short breaks for unpaid carers in Wales (external website)

The Short Breaks Scheme is an initiative to support unpaid carers of all ages in Wales to take a break from their caring role.

Gwesty Seren (external website)

Gwesty Seren is a North Wales hotel that offers holidays with support, mainly for people with learning disabilities.

Carefree (external website)

Carefree is a UK charity that aims to provide opportunities for short breaks for full-time unpaid carers in the UK.

Disabled Holidays (external website)

View a selection of accessible holidays from self-catering to all-inclusive deals in the UK and abroad.

Enable Holidays (external website)

Holiday accommodation suitable for people with limited mobility in various locations both UK and abroad.

Tourism for All (external website)

Help to find accessible holiday information, including accommodation.

Revitalise (external website)

Short breaks and holidays for disabled people and their carers.

Dementia Adventure (external website)

Holidays for people with dementia and their carers, friends or families.

AccessAbl (external website)

Information about accessible places to visit.