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Involving your child in their care and reviews

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Involving your child as much as possible ensures that they have some say in their care and support, wherever possible. This is known as ‘person-centred planning’.    Person-centred planning (PCP) is a way of helping someone to plan their own life and support, focusing on what is important to them.    Further reading for education settings around person…

Learning disabilities

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Children with learning disabilities do not learn certain skills as quickly as other people. They may, therefore, need extra help in certain aspects of their lives. The skills in question will depend upon the type of needs they may have. Page contents: The difference between…

Legal Aid

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Depending on your income and level of savings you may be entitled to legal aid. Further details are available on the GOV.UK website as well as a calculator that can work out if you are eligible for Civil Legal Advice (CLA) If you are eligible,…

Mental Capacity Act

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The Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act explain your rights if you have a mental health condition, or lack the mental capacity to make certain decisions. Page contents Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act Power of Attorney Deputyships DoLS Further information  Mental…

Multi-Sensory Impairment

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This page will explain what a multi-sensory impairment is and the support that is available to you if your child has this condition.   Page contents:    Multi-sensory impairment  Signs of vision / hearing loss in childhood  Hearing and vision aids  Assessment  Support in education  Help to…

Palliative care

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Page contents: What is palliative care? The providers of palliative care and end of life care How to access palliative care and end of life care Local services that are available National organisations Planning ahead for end of life Palliative care for children What is…

Personal budgets for children with EHCP aged 0–25

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Sometimes families need to access additional support for their child. This might include:  additional support to ensure that a child’s education and learning needs are met; additional support where a child has a complex, long-term health and/or life-limiting condition; additional support where  a child needs additional and individual support at home: where the family…

Physical disabilities

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Physical disabilities cover many different conditions that present with difficulties of physical functioning, mobility, dexterity or stamina Children and young people with physical difficulties may have an acquired or inherited physical condition. The effects of a physical difficulty can be reduced through making changes to…

School meals

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Page contents: School meals Universal infant free school meals Free School Meals Applying for free school meals Free school meals during school holidays School Meals School meals can save you time on preparing lunches and offer children and young people a wide choice of healthy…