Individual and Group Home Bookings
As well as individual bookings we are able to accommodate holiday
group home bookings of 6-8 clients, which can be tailored to your
needs. Please contact us for a chat. We are here to help.
One to One Client Holidays & Tailor-Made holidays Clients who require a 1-1
holiday or tailor-made holidays should contact Smile Holidays Head
Office to discuss individual and group requirements. A visit by the
Principal Carer to discuss and meet potential holiday clients may be
Meet Potential New Clients
The Principal Carer is able to visit and meet potential new clients
(within a 80 mile radius of Brighton, East Sussex) and to discuss
our holidays and answer any questions clients, carers, families may
Once the client’s holiday has been confirmed by final invoice we
will send names of the care team who will be accompanying the client
on their holiday. We will also send details of the holiday venue,
dates and meeting point times to the client together with Smile
Holiday luggage tags.
Smile Holiday Carers
All Smile Holiday carers are experienced, caring individuals with an
excellent knowledge and understanding of the unique needs of
individuals with learning disabilities. Smile Holidays is registered
with the DIsclosure Barring Service and all carers have achieved
enhanced DBS registration.
Please note that on occasions our clients’ excursions may be altered
/changed to ensure all the holiday group are able to participate
fully on the day’s excursion.
Communication during the holiday
Smile Holidays Principal Carer will be contactable by mobile phone
if carers or family members wish to contact clients whilst on
holiday and he will be happy to take calls on behalf of a client or
to provide an update on how the holiday is progressing.
Daily client holiday record sheet
Daily client holiday record sheets will be completed by the Smile
Holiday carers detailing all activities/outings taken. They will
also outline meals and the daily general mood of the client
throughout the holiday. Daily client holiday record sheets will be
mailed to the client’s home address and Smile Holidays will retain a
copy for our records.
Please note we are able support/prompt clients to administer their
medication, drops or lotions throughout their holiday. Smile carers
are also available for advice and guidance. Please contact our Head
Office for more details.
In the event of an accident occurring or a client being reported
missing a detailed on the spot Accident/Missing Persons form will be
completed. The appropriate authority and family members will be
contacted. A copy of the completed Accident/Missing persons form
will be forwarded to the client's/family home address and Smile
Holidays will retain a copy for our records.
Smile Mini Bus
A 16 seat mini bus is available for clients throughout their holiday
break in the United Kingdom and France/Belgium holidays. This runs
on an Operators Licence and is fully insured for this purpose. The
Principal Carer holds a