Better Breaks Journal August 2012

Written by Short Breaks NetworkDate 14 Aug 2012

This is a Better Breaks journal from August 2012 and looks at becoming an adult and the role of short breaks in transition and the move to independent living. It is helpful to parents, carers and health, social care and education practitioners as it considers the policy and context in transition services, innovations and improving outcomes for transitions to adulthood and process and learning and implications for practice.

In this resource suitable activities for the transition process are detailed including the Sutton Transition Support Programme and Jigsaw, Leisure Link (Short Breaks activities through one-to-one support and Buddies Go Camping as a way to build confidence and independence. This resource also points to more information about real opportunities, transition projects and support as well other support initiatives for parents and carers including FACE and mParent2Parent.