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Adult Respite Care and Short Breaks

Orkney Health and Care provides respite care / short breaks in Westray, St Margaret’s Hope, Kirkwall, Stromness and Dounby.

Assessment for eligibility and booking for respite or short breaks is undertaken by a care manager, subject to availability. Care staff will assist you to maintain independence, continue with your daily routine and take part in social activities of choice, whilst providing a break for families and carers.

Details of providers are as follows:

Kalisgarth (Westray)

Kalisgarth, Pierowall, Westray, KW17 2DG.

Email: Karen Rendall

Telephone: 01856871134.

Braeburn Court (St Margaret’s Hope)

Braeburn Court, St Margaret’s Hope, KW17 2RR.

Email: Sally Read

Telephone: 01856831501.

St Rognvald's House (Kirkwall)

St Rognvald’s House, Off Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1BB.

Email: Shirley Harcus

Telephone: 01856 872106.

Hamnavoe House (Stromness)

Hamnavoe House, Coplands Road, Stromness, KW16 3BW.

Telephone: 01856850311.

Smiddybrae House (Dounby)

Smiddybrae House, Vetquoy Road, Dounby, KW17 2HH.

Email: Smiddybrae

Telephone: 01856771100.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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