Its ethos is based on the social care model.
St. Josephs Foundation also has another long term respite service, specifically used for behavioral intervention.
St. Josephs Foundation’s Respite Service is available to children aged between 4yrs – 18yrs inc. with a diagnosis of autism, and/or moderate, severe profound intellectual disability. This service is run at weekends only Friday evening to Monday morning. This respite service is based on a nursing model.