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short break

A UK social services term of art for a brief respite during which a carer spends time away from their ward or patient to recuperate.
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From PS578 for a short break (three or four nights) on a boat for four.
Table 16: Pricing and Choices on Short Breaks (% of respondents), April 2008
Executive member for children and young people Cllr Nick Cott said: "Our short break carers do a brilliant job, but there is substantial demand from families across the city and we need more of them.
Even before the credit crunch, short breaks were an increasingly important part of the visitor economy but the recession has accelerated the trend.
Despite the Government allocating funds for carers to have short breaks from their caring responsibilities, the money was not ring fenced and is being spent elsewhere, the learning disability charity said.
The group have come together through the Short Breaks programme offered by Gateshead Carers Association.
A statement from Sussex said: "After returning to first-team action in May following his early departure from the World Cup in India, Michael has played a lot of cricket over the last six weeks and feels that a short break now will assist his continued recovery, and enable him to return to competitive action soon.
With 5000 plus hotel partners in worldwide locations from Aberdeen to Abu Dhabi, from London to Lourdes and with great availability and rates for theatre breaks, events at the O2 Arena, various popular attractions and national and international rail partners, Superbreak can offer an outstanding depth and breadth of UK and Overseas short break products including London hotels and York hotels.
Short break carers give families a break from caring for disabled children.
Special short break for collectors includes: Three nights accommodation in a Spa bedroom Dinner each evening (drinks are not included) Full English breakfast each morning All visits, talks and transport to the houses and the art gallery during the tour are included as well as lunch on one day.
Single parent Annette, 43,openedthe door of her St Athan home three years ago to children whose families need a short break three years ago as part of the Barnardo's Cymru short-break foster carer scheme, which is overseen by the national Shared Care Network.
Finch has designed TMP's latest campaign to promote the city as a short break destination through advertising in national newspapers and on the London Underground.