Crossroads Care – Light Touch Respite

Light Touch Respite provides up to 4 hours per month respite to families who have a child with a disability from a grant received from Essex County Council. The child must not be in receipt of a personal budget from Essex County Council.

Parents can choose to have a weekly service of 1 hour, twice monthly 2 hour services or a once a month 4 hour service.
The respite break will be with the same care support worker each time and they can either stay in or take the child out.
They can provide personal care, specialised care and coach life skills.

Who the service provides for

Families who have a child with a disability who is not in receipt of a personal budget.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday 9.00am-3.00pm

How the service is accessed

Families can contact Crossroads Care direct with a phone call or email.

Phone number

01255 860960

Operational locations

  • Colchester
  • Tendring


Unit 2 Bosworth House
High Street
Thorpe Le Soken
CO16 0EA