Short break and home care service contact information

Gwyn Dowr

Higher Pengegon, Camborne TR14 7TZ. Call 01209 881881.

Layland

Old Road, Liskeard PL14 6DJ. Call 01579 373616 or email the Layland unit.

Roston

Crane, Camborne TR14 7PW. Call 01209 881848.

Short break and home care service

The short break and home care service have 3 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.

The home care 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

A large detached house in a quiet residential area of Camborne. Our leaflets for parents and children provide more information.

Roston

Also in Camborne, Roston 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

A large detached bungalow in a quiet residential part of Liskeard. It can support up to 4 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 home care service can be found in our document library.

Short break leaflets for parents and children

News

Stepping for sensory 5k fundraising challenge for Roston short breaks 

On 11 September 2021 staff, children and their families of Roston took part in a 5k walk along the coastal route of Falmouth. Everyone was amazing on the day combating heat and hills.

Roston stepping challenge

Their aim was to raise money for the children of Roston to buy much needed sensory equipment, our target was £500. They exceeded our target and raised in total £926.18. Thank you to everyone who participated and to all of those who donated.