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Personal Budgets from Adult Social Care

Adults Personal Budgets an Overview: A Personal budget is the amount of money the Council has assessed is needed to meet someone’s eligible social care needs. Having a personal budget is intended to give young people more choice and control about the help, support or…

What is Person Centred Planning?

Person centred planning, sometimes referred to as PCP aims to... Put the parent and child or young person is at the heart of the process Highlight the child or young person’s strengths and interests Take a ‘tell us once’ approach to families sharing information with…

Consultations and engagement opportunities...

On this page of Hackney's Local Offer website you can find out about current engagement opportunities, pilot projects and schemes, SEND relevant policies that are new or under review and SEND relevant consultations both national and local.  You can view the information and attend associated events to…

Education Health and Care Assessments and Plans (EHCPs) - frequently asked questions

Before an agreement is reach that an EHC Plan is necessary an Education, Health and Care needs assessment must take place. Not every child with additional needs will be given or need an Education Health and Care Plan. Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) are legal…

What is a SEND tribunal?

What is a SEND tribunal and how is it part of the SEND system? If you have a child or young person with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) you may need to know about the SEND tribunal process. This is part of a…

Personal Budgets - children's social care:

Information about Personal Budgets from Social Care for children and young people aged 0-18.  In Hackney, families who have been assessed by the Disabled Children’s Service or Children Social Care teams and who have identified as in need of additional support are able to get a…

Personal Health Budgets

Personal Health Budgets  (PHBs) for children and young people were made available to adults in continuing care in April 2014 and they are now available to eligible children and young people in continuing care. A helpful factsheet for parents and carers is available  - City and…

What is a Personal Budget?

A Personal Budget is an agreed amount of money per year that can be paid to you by your local authority or council: social care services  health services, or education services Personal Budgets can be agreed following an assessment of your care and support needs.…
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