Short Breaks (Respite)
New guidance has been issued for the Short Breaks (Respite) survey. Please read this carefully.
Short Breaks (Respite) guidance 2012-13
Short Breaks (Respite) Q&A 2012-13
This year, there are two ways to return the Short Breaks (Respite) survey. You can either:
1) Return as previously using spreadsheet template; or
2) Return through ScotXed as part of the Social Care Census
Please let the Scottish Government know which method you plan to use.
The respite care survey should be returned to the Scottish Government by 27 th July 2012. Respite figures should be consistent with those provided in 2010-11.
Respite care return 2011-12
The respite care survey should be returned to the Scottish Government by 29 th July 2011. Respite figures should be consistent with those provided in 2009-10.
Respite care return 2010-11
For 2009-10, respite care is being collected for the first time by the Scottish Government. Local Authorities should complete the 2009-10 return using the same definitions for respite which they adopted for the 2008-09(new) figures which were published by the Scottish Government on the 23rd February 2010. This is to ensure that figures are comparable over time.
Respite Care return 2009-10
Prior to 2010
Prior to 2010, respite care was collected and published by Audit Scotland as one of its Statutory Performance Indicators. Further information can be found at:
Please note that the associated documents should download automatically. If you are having difficulties with any then please view the document type help or email SWStat@scotland.gsi.gov.uk.