Different types of carers needed
THE council is looking for different types of carers, these are listed below:
Emergency response: short notice carers for just a few hours up to 72 hours.
Time limited: ranging from one night to a few years.
Respite care: short break for carers two to 14 days.
Part-time link care: short break for children with disabilities for a few hours or a weekend.
Long-term: provide a permanent home for a child.
Specialist: experienced carers to meet a child’s complex health and/or challenging behavioural needs.
Brothers and sisters: caring for two, three or maybe more siblings.
Mother and a baby: some mothers need support and people who can encourage them.