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New Horizons Respite Care Services allows primary carers, family members or friends to take time away from their everyday duties to relax, go on holiday or just have a few hours break.

We understand that being a regular Carer for a loved one can make it difficult to arrange some respite for yourself and you may feel apprehensive about going away. New Horizons can provide a high quality care service, affording you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy yourself, knowing that your loved one will continue to receive the care and support they need.

At New Horizons Support Services our services include tailor-made care packages providing respite for individuals, their families and carers, thus enabling people to live the lives they choose. Our services provide flexible alternative options for children and adults, to the traditional respite services offered on the Island.

Should you wish to have a shorter period of respite, for example, just an afternoon break twice a week where you’re free to spend time with friends, start a hobby or just have some time to yourself, New Horizons can provide a Support Worker who can look after all of your dependent’s care needs.

We offer truly personalised respite options including supporting individuals in their own home, an environment they know and are already comfortable with. As our services are life long, it avoids the stress of unnecessary transitions and ensures continuity in how a person’s support is delivered.

Our services are accessible to individuals with mild/moderate needs to those who require specialist support and can be funded privately or if arrangements are in place through Health & Social Services funding.
Our services can be funded privately, or if arrangements are in place, through Health & Social Services funding.

New Horizons are Approved Providers of Short Breaks Respite Services for Children, Outreach Short Breaks Respite Services for Adults and Home Care Services with The States of Jersey and so you may be able to apply for funding for these services.
Further information on the Long Term Care Scheme and Approved Providers can be found on The States of Jersey website.
Whether your care is paid for by private or public funds, we can deliver a high quality service to you, tailored to your individual requirements.

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Activity Weeks

New Horizons Support Services Activity Weeks provide 5 days of fun activities.

Our Activity weeks provide not just Respite, they offer social opportunities and skills development in a group setting through a range of activities including attending local events such as Jersey Live, Big Gig and the Battle of Flowers Parade, concerts and gigs, meals out, pubs, cinema trips, activities at venues such as Creepy Valley, bowling nights, walks, coasteering, Body Boarding, games, crazy golf and lots more.

All activities risk assessed and supported by qualified staff, with maximum staffing ratios of 1:3 to ensure individuals get the support they need. 1:1 and 2:1 support is available on request for an additional charge.

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Activity Sessions

New Horizons Support Services Activity Sessions provide fun activities on evenings and weekends.

Our Activity weeks provide not just Respite, they offer social opportunities and skills development in a group setting through a range of activities including attending local events such as Jersey Live, Big Gig and the Battle of Flowers Parade, concerts and gigs, meals out, pubs, cinema trips, activities at venues such as Creepy Valley, bowling nights, walks, coasteering, Body Boarding, games, crazy golf and lots more.

All activities risk assessed and supported by qualified staff, with maximum staffing ratios of 1:3 to ensure individuals get the support they need. 1:1 and 2:1 support is available on request for an additional charge.

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St. Aubins Fort Residential stays

New Horizons provides St. Aubins Fort Residential stays with a range of activities provided including kayaking, sailing, fishing, boat trips and indoor activities such as art sessions.

Those staying at the Fort will also have the opportunity to develop life-skills such as and team working, communication skills, socialising with others, and participate with the cooking and cleaning.

Please note that this facility is not wheelchair accessible and is only available to local residents.

Our Respite Residential stays at St. Aubins Fort offer not just Respite, they offer social opportunities and skills development in a group setting through a range of activities.

All activities risk assessed and supported by qualified staff, with maximum staffing ratios of 1:3 to ensure individuals get the support they need. 1:1 and 2:1 support is available on request for an additional charge.

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Sitting Service

New Horizons Support Services Sitting Service is a Respite Service provided in the comfort and familiar surroundings of a person’s home. Support from qualified and experienced staff to allow families to go and have a meal, trip to the cinema or a night out.

New Horizons Sitting Service allows primary carers, family members or friends to take time away from their everyday duties to relax, go on holiday or just have a few hours break.

We understand that being a regular Carer for a loved one can make it difficult to arrange some respite for yourself and you may feel apprehensive about going away. New Horizons can provide a high quality care service, affording you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy yourself, knowing that your loved one will continue to receive the care and support they need.

Our services provide flexible alternative options for children aged and adults, to the traditional respite services offered on the Island.

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Short Break Respite in the Home

New Horizons Support Services Short Break Respite Service is for Individuals whose carers, parents and family members wish to have some well needed respite by going on an overnight break or on holiday, whilst leaving the individual in their own home environment supported by experienced and caring staff, rather than being placed in a more formal care setting.

New Horizons Short Break Respite in the Home Service allows primary carers, family members or friends to take time away from their everyday duties to relax, go on holiday or just have a few hours break.

We understand that being a regular Carer for a loved one can make it difficult to arrange some respite for yourself and you may feel apprehensive about going away. New Horizons can provide a high quality care service, affording you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy yourself, knowing that your loved one will continue to receive the care and support they need.

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Crisis & Transitions in Life Support

New Horizons Support Services provides Crisis & Transititons in Life Support offering Respite and support solutions at short notice in times of crisis and during difficult transitions in life.

Our Crisi & Transitions in Life Support offers Short-term respite solutions and support services provided to individuals and families that are experiencing challenges within the home environment and times of change, such as leaving school, moving house, loss and bereavement.

Our services are accessible to individuals with mild/moderate needs to those who require specialist support and can be funded privately or if arrangements are in place through Health & Social Services funding.

New Horizons are Approved Providers of Short Breaks Respite Services for Children, Outreach Short Breaks Respite Services for Adults and Home Care Services with The States of Jersey and so you may be able to apply for funding for these services.Further information on the Long Term Care Scheme and Approved Providers can be found on The States Of Jersey Website.

Whether your care is paid for by private or public funds, we can deliver a high quality service to you, tailored to your individual requirements. Our Crisis & Transitions In Life Service is based on your care needs and the level of support required and starts from £24.00 an hour for 1:1 support.

To find out more about our Crisis & Transitions in Life Service and receive a quote based on your individual needs, please contact our team on 01534 888826 or via our contact form.

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