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Charles House respite care, Birmingham B31

Location: UK » West Midlands » B

Charles House is a respite care home situated in West Heath, Birmingham.

They care for disabled children and teenagers with complex needs.

Birmingham City Council wants to close Charles House as part of its budget cuts, and are proposing foster carers or privately provided care instead.
The parents of children of who use Charles House are fighting to keep it open.

Petition: http://www.karmadillo.co.uk/b31/?p=5169

Update 16 Jan 2011: Saved from closure!
See http://falseeconomy.org.uk/campaigns/report/charles-house-saved-from-closure

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Our son gets fantastic respite care at Charles House. Please don’t let them close it

Our son gets fantastic respite care at Charles House. Please don’t let them close it

Our eldest son Owen, who has Severe Autism, ADHD, Severe Learning Disability, Complex Behaviours and is non-verbal, goes to Charles House for overnight respite where he’s cared for by skilled, experienced, committed and caring staff in a fun, safe and stimulating environment.

Birmingham City council wants to close it purely to save money even though families past and present are giving their support to fight against the closure of this…

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Posted by: Karl Phillips at 10:18pm on 18 November 2011

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