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Personalisation & Personal Budgets

Personalisation is at the heart of supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (“SEND”) and seeks to put children, young people and their families at the centre of the Education, Health and Care planning process. Personalisation in Liverpool is about:- Adopting…

Support for Children and Young People Moving Between Phases of Education

Support for children and young people moving between phases of education. Transition from an early years setting to school and from primary school to secondary school and then to further education is a vulnerable time for all children and young people but especially for those…

Care Act Fact Sheets Including Transition From Children to Adult Care

Please follow the link to access the factsheets below Factsheet 1: General responsibilities of local authorities: prevention, information and advice, and shaping the market of care and support services Factsheet 2: Who is entitled to public care and support? Factsheet 3: Assessing needs and determining…

Transitioning from Children's to Adult Services

What is transition to adult services? When children become adults, it is normal for them to make decisions for themselves and to lead a more independent life. Children’s health and care needs also change as they grow up.  Transition to adult services (transition), is the name…

SEND Local Offer

Welcome to Liverpool’s SEND Local Offer Here you will find lots of information about Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).  The Local Offer helps you understand what services and support you can expect from a range of local partners, such as SENDIASS, Liverpool Parent and Carer…

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…

Education for children with health needs

The local authority and schools have a duty to provide education for your child when they are not able to attend due to identified health needs as outlined in the policy, which you can access from the Downloads section to the right of this paragraph.…

Support for Children / Young People with SEN Leaving Custody

Support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities released from custody. All young people who are released from custody are subject to a period of supervision on licence by the Youth Offending Service (YOS). In Liverpool, the Youth Offending Service is…

Transport to/from Education

Home to School Transport For Pupils with Special Educational Needs Click here to apply for Home to School Transport liverpool.gov.uk/hometoschooltransport 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…

NHS Continuing Care for Children

NHS Continuing Care for Children NHS Continuing Care is support provided for children and young people under 18 who need a tailored package of care because of their disability, an accident or illness. It is different from NHS Continuing Healthcare, which can be provided to adults who have…