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A parent/carers guide and poster to the main services available in Portsmouth for children and young people with emotional or mental health needs (up to 25 years of age)

A parent/carers guide and poster to the main services available in Portsmouth for children and young people with emotional or mental health needs (up to 25 years of age)

Tel: 023 9243 7886

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A Pathway for 14 - 25 Learners (Phase transfer/higher education)

This Pathway should ensure that as young people move into adulthood their needs have been identified and support is in place where appropriate.

Tel: 023 9288 2438

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A Pathway for 5 - 14 Learners

This Pathway should ensure that as children move through school their needs have been identified and support is in place where appropriate.

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A professionals' guide to the main services available in Portsmouth for children and young people with emotional or mental health needs (up to 25 years of age)

A professionals' guide to the main services available in Portsmouth for children and young people with emotional or mental health needs (up to 25 years of age)

Tel: 023 9243 7886

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ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Assessment Pathway

The ASD Assessment Pathway is a service provided by Solent NHS Trust. The aim of the Pathway is assess children and young people and get a profile of their strengths and difficulties to see if their difficulties fit with the diagnosis of ASD or other developmental disorders. The second aim is to support families through the entire assessment process.

Tel: 07585 960296

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ASD Drop - In Sessions

Do you have a child who has been referred for ASD Neurodevelopmental Assessment with the Community Paediatric Service (0-5) or CAMHS (6-19)? Do you have questions about challenging or unusual behaviour? Are you looking for a support network to connect with? Do you have questions about the assessment pathway and what to expect?

Tel: 07585960296

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CAMHS-Child Development Centre- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

The CAMHS-CDC provides a highly specialist service, working with young people and their families aged 0-18 years, whom have a moderate to severe developmental delay. This delay can be in relation to a learning disability, physical disability or a complex health need.

Tel: 0300 1236632

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service Learning Disabilities Team (CAMHS-LD)

CAMHS-LD is a specialist Team within CAMHS that offers assessment and treatment options for a range of behavioural, emotional and mental health difficulties in children with learning disabilities. The team is multi-disciplinary and includes practitioners from Nursing, Psychology, Psychiatry and Occupational Therapy.

Tel: 0300 1236632

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Children's Healthcare Training

We are a small independent training provider offering high quality training. The training will be provided by paediatric nurses with a vast amount of experience in caring for children with complex needs in the community so all the training is evidence based and up to date.

Tel: 07578 781190 07954 575742

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Childrens Continence Service

Promoting continence, improving family lives around continence.

Tel: 0300 123 3797

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Childrens Continuing Care Offer

NHS continuing care is support provided for children and young people under 18 who need a tailored package of care due to healthcare needs arising from a disability, accident or illness.that cannot be met by universal or specialist health services alone

Tel: 023 9283 4197

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Childrens Health Services in Portsmouth

Visit the Solent Child and Families Services website below for information on Children's Health Services in Portsmouth including Health Visiting, School Nursing and Therapy Services.

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Children’s Therapy Services (Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy)

The Solent NHS Children’s Therapy Service provides community based Speech and Language Therapy, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy to children and young people aged 0-19 years who are registered with a Portsmouth City GP or who attend a Portsmouth school.

Tel: 02392 684921

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Community Childrens Nursing Service

This service is provided by Solent NHS Trust and consists of 3 elements with a joint aim to prevent children being admitted to hospital unless it is unavoidable and to support children being safely discharged from hospital as soon as possible. The aim of these services is to provide a high quality in reach and outreach nursing service and to enable early, safe planned discharge from hospital and to prevent unnecessary admissions. These services are a link between primary and secondary care and support and encourage the development of partnership working. • Community Childrens Nursing Team • Childrens Continuing Care Team • Childrens Outreach, Assessment and Support Team (COAST)

Tel: 0300 123 6631

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Community Paediatric Medical Service

The Community Paediatric Medical Team offers a specialist service for children with developmental problems eg motor and speech and language delay, for those with physical and or learning disabilities, children with suspected chromosomal or syndrome diagnoses, children with social communication difficulties and possible autism.

Tel: 0300 1236630

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Dentist - Special Care Dental Service

The Special Care Dental Service provides dental care for children and adults who have special needs, including those with a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional or social impairment or disability or a combination of these which may prevent them from accessing care through the General Dental Services.

Tel: 023 8069 8677 or 023 8069 8676

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Early Help and Prevention Service

The Early Help and Prevention service in Portsmouth is a new way of doing things – providing extra practical help with families early on, to stop problems getting worse.

Tel: 07720947345

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Equipment Service

The principal aim of the service is to enable those individuals in need of support, some of whom are vulnerable, to maintain their health, social care and educational needs and well-being in their chosen location for the foreseeable future and to help alleviate risk (e.g. falls, pressure sores etc.), promote independence and facilitate end of life strategies.

Tel: 03332408334

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Guide Dogs (formerly Blind Children UK)

Guide Dogs supports families with a range of services including; habilitation work, mobility training, practical support, large print books and family activities.

Tel: 0118 983 5555

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Health Cafe - a drop in session to share concerns on Health, Social Care and Disability issues

The Health Café is a drop in session providing an opportunity to share concerns on Health, Social Care, disability issues in a relaxed environment and be signposted in the right direction.

Tel: 02392 815266

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