Short Break and Home Care Service

The Short Break and Home Care Service have three homes that give ‘short breaks’ or respite to families who have a child with a learning disability and physical health needs. These breaks are provided from homes called Gwyn Dowr, Layland and Roston.

Short breaks are provided from homes called Gwyn Dowr, Layland and Roston. The Homecare service provides care to your child in your home. To access this service, your child will also be supported by a community or Diana Nurse.

Short Breaks

Gwyn Dowr is a large detached house in a quiet residential area of Camborne. Our leaflets for parents and children provide more information.
Roston is also in Camborne. It is a large detached bungalow in a quiet residential area close to the shops and local amenities. Our leaflets for parents and children provide more information on what to expect when staying at Roston.
Layland is a large detached bungalow in a quiet residential part of Liskeard. It can support up to four children at a time. Read our leaflet for parents and children for more information.
The short break service is available to children and young people aged between 3 and 18.

Home Care

This service provides care to your child in your home. To access this service, your child will also be supported by a community or Diana Nurse. They can make a referral for home care on your behalf. Your Consultant Paediatrician or Social Worker can also refer you to this service.
The level of support received will depend on the needs of your child and your family. We will discuss and agree this with you.

The policies for our Short Break and Homecare Service can be found in the Document Library.

Contact Information

Gwyn Dowr
Higher Pengegon
Camborne
TR14 7TZ
01209 715215

Layland
Old Road
Liskeard
PL14 6DJ
01579 345786

Email: layland.breaks@cornwall.nhs.uk

Roston
Crane
Camborne
TR14 7PW
01209 710706

Short Break Leaflets for parents and children

Gwyn Dowr for parents
Gwyn Dowr for children
Layland for parents
Layland for children
Roston for parents
Roston for children