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NHS Continuing Health Care

NHS continuing healthcare is care outside of hospital that is arranged and funded by the NHS. It is only available for people (over 18 years old, for those under 18 years please see NHS continuing care for Children) who need on-going healthcare and meet the…

Scarlet Fever and Group A Strep

From our colleagues at Alder Hey Children's NHS Trust There are lots of viruses that cause sore throats, colds and coughs circulating, especially over winter. These usually resolve without needing any special medical treatment or medicines. However, children can occasionally develop a bacterial infection on…

Domestic Abuse and Honour Based Violence (HBV) Guidance for Professionals

As I’m sure you are all aware, Domestic Abuse during the lockdown is a very real concern, and family members will be at an increased risk.  We need to ensure that we are proactive in asking appropriate and safe questions while families are in lockdown. …

What is Clare's Law? - LDAS

Clare’s Law, or the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme (DVDS) allows any member of the public the right to ask the police if their partner may pose a risk to them. Under Clare’s Law, a member of the public can also make enquiries into the partner…

Travel and Transport

The SEN Home to School Transport Team is based in Newton Road Depot, L13 3HS.  Direct telephone numbers to the team are 233 6511 and 233 6513.  The team has a general email address for contact: SEN.Transport@liverpool.gov.uk

Social Care

This area is broken down into three sections: Children's Social Care - contains information on the support available through the Local Authority's Children's Social Care Teams and Services. There is additional information on Residential Care, Youth Offending and Short Breaks. Social Care Services - contains…

Schools and Education

A school place for every child is an entitlement and is regarded as universal provision. Every mainstream school is resourced to support the majority of children with special educational needs. Classroom teachers are trained to differentiate the curriculum, which means teaching the same subject at…

City Council & Health Services

This is where you can find information about the Health and Local Authority services you may need. This includes Occupational Therapy, Paediatrics, Travel Training and other services.  Top tip:  The filter button ‘sorted by’ will help list these in alphabetical order.

How to get Support

This section gives you more information on some of the different ways you can get support, try to resolve any disagreements you might have and, if necessary, make a complaint. The options to select are: Information, Advice and Support Service The Information, Advice and Support…

SEN & Disability Appeals to Tribunal

Appealing to the Tribunal The Role of the Tribunal The First-tier Tribunal (SEN and Disability) is overseen by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service. It hears appeals against decisions made by local authorities in England about children and young people’s Education, Health and Care needs…