Respite home use

I WORK next door to the Bargrove Centre in St Neots as a teaching assistant at Samuel Pepys special school. I am also a link respite carer for young people with disabilities, aged two to 19. What better use for this already part-adapted building than as a

I WORK next door to the Bargrove Centre in St Neots as a teaching assistant at Samuel Pepys special school.

I am also a link respite carer for young people with disabilities, aged two to 19. What better use for this already part-adapted building than as a respite home or centre?

There are young people whom I could not care for in my home, though their parents are desperate for a break. The alternatives in Huntingdonshire - in Huntingdon and St Ives - are generally too busy.

There is a desperate need for quality respite care centres, a need for holiday care and for safe places other than school for young people to go to.

There is also a desperate need for autistic centres.

The number of children living with autism has increased. These people are particularly difficult to care for in family homes.

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They need somewhere safe and stimulating.

LAURA BREAM

High Street

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