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The 2014 Care Act: Easy-Read

This resource is an easy-read booklet about the Care Act 2014, written by the Government. It has been developed for parents and young people as well as local authorities and councils. The Care Act is a new law about care and support for adults in…

A-Z conditions

Contact a Family have an A-Z list of medical conditions. To view this list click here

Access to Education for Children and Young People with Medical Needs

This document provides the Policy on Access to Education for Children and Young People with Medical Needs and includes:  The Statutory Framework Referral to the Service Monitoring and reviewing provision Responsibilities of the school Responsibilities of Cheshire West and Chester Education Access Team Responsibility of…

NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group

This Factsheet provides information about: What is a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)? What does NHS Vale Royal CCG do? What services are commissioned for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities? What is the role of the CCG in the implementation of…

NHS West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group

This Factsheet provides information about: What is a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)? What does NHS West Cheshire CCG do? What services are commissioned for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)? What is the role of the CCG in the implementation…

Professionals that you might come into contact with

The document provides a brief overview with details of healthcare professionals that you may come into contact with and provides a brief description of their role including: General Prafctitioner (GP) Community Paediatricians Health Visitors School Health Services Speech and Language Therapists Physiotherapists Occupational Therapists Educational…

Statement on Personal Health Budgets for Children and Young People

A Personal Budget in relation to Special Educational Needs (SEN) is an amount of money to deliver provision set out in an Education Health and Care Plan (EHC) where the parent or young person is involved in securing that provision.  

Transforming Care

Transforming care is a national programme led by NHS England which is all about improving health and care services so that more people with learning disabilities and/or autism can live in the community, with the right support, close to home and have the same opportunities…
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