Short breaks and respite care at Derwen offers adults with learning disabilities, and associated needs, the opportunity to take a break and enjoy themselves.
Individually tailored short breaks and respite care are available in Gobowen near Oswestry, Shropshire.
Derwen Short Breaks provision is open to adults aged 18+ years.
Holidays can be a great opportunity to relax with friends, meet new people and explore local attractions.
Guests can take part in a range of activities and trips, as well as making use of the campus facilities.Talk to the Short Breaks team to find out more about our provision. Your social work team will assess your need for respite, and undertake a risk assessment.
Accommodation and support
Short Breaks @ Derwen guests have their own room with en-suite facilities and specialist equipment if required.
Take a tour of the Short Breaks provision before you arrive:
There are a range of activities on offer and these may include:
- Swimming, basketball, football.
- Day trips: to the beach, theme parks and other local attractions.
- Activities including: bowling and cinema.
- Relaxation, games and socializing.