Respite Care for Adults

Scrutiny review - Health and Social Security Panel

Launch date: 12/01/2015

Review status: Report published

What is the review about?

​Review to assess whether there is sufficient respite care provision for adults in Jersey.

Terms of reference

1. To assess the current provision of respite services for adults and determine their effectiveness with particular reference to:

a) Short-term stay;
b) Long-term stay; and
c) Day Services

2. To assess whether respite services for adults are fit for purpose with particular reference to:

a) Estate/property;
b) Manpower Resources; and
c) Funding

3. To determine whether adequate support is in place for respite users who are transitioning in and out of Adult Services

4. To assess the opportunities and support available for adults with special needs in Jersey regarding training and employment

5. To examine the relationship between Voluntary and Community Sector organisations and the States of Jersey with particular reference to Service Level Agreements

6. To examine the terms and conditions of service of support workers providing respite care

7. To determine the training currently available for respite service providers and the retention rate of staff

8. To assess Ministerial responsibilities for the provision of adult respite care



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