This section contains links to the most popular entries for parents and carers on Education Health and Care Plans. They are legal documents which set out a child or young person’s special educational needs and the support that is required to meet these needs, including a suitable educational placement. They focus on intended outcomes and the steps that need to be taken to achieve those outcomes.
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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)
Tel: 023 9243 7886
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
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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
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
Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Promoting continence, improving family lives around continence.
Tel: 0300 123 3797
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
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.
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
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
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
Dyspraxia Foundation Hampshire Support is for all families and adults affected by Dyspraxia living in Hampshire.
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.
The Early Help Assessment (EHA) is our local assessment that is used by all agencies working with children and their families in Portsmouth to agree what extra help may be needed to support a child or young person at an early stage.
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.
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
Headway Portsmouth and South East Hampshire works with people in the community who have experienced brain injury and their families and carers.
Tel: 02392 664972 or Mobile 07810 884533
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