Securing good quality social care advice for education, health and care (EHC) plans

Author:
COUNCIL FOR DISABLED CHILDREN
Publisher:
Council for Disabled Children
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
9
Place of publication:
London

This guide aims to support local authorities to set up processes to help them request and retrieve good social care information and advice as part of an education, health and care (EHC) need assessments and planning. Part 1 provides an overview of some overarching principles. Part 2 highlights social care statutory duties, timelines and practice tips for setting up processes for securing good social care advice. Part 3 shares recommendations on how to use templates to secure good social care advice. A template to support requesting and responding to requests for social care information and advice is included as an appendices. The guide is for social care teams, disabled children’s teams and Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) teams, especially those responsible for EHC needs assessments and planning. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
disabilities, special educational needs, care planning, children, young people, needs assessment, local authorities, information needs;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England
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