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Preparing for Adulthood- preparing for work

Start with an expectation of work as an option for all young people… Young people with additional needs and/or disabilities can and want to work. Different employability and employment options are available for all young people. A young person’s first experience of work may not be…

Support for children with SEND moving up to secondary school...

Transition to secondary school Admissions advice and guidance for parents of children or young people with Education, Health and Care Plans. Last updated: 16/04/18

Post 16 education providers...

Overview Considering providers - what to think about  The local authority has a duty to make sure there is efficient use of public money. There is a limit to the funding available to local authorities to provide support to all the children and young people…

SEN Support for pupils in mainstream schools

What extra support for pupils with special educational needs or disabilities can schools provide? Since 2015 the terms “School Action” and “School Action Plus” used to described stages of extra support in school have been replaced by one term, SEN (Special Educational Needs) Support. Mainstream…

Hackney's SEND Provision Plan of Intent - updates on increasing SEND provision

What is the SEND Provision Capital Grant – Plan of Intent? In March 2017 the Government announced a £215 million commitment of capital funding (special provision fund) to support local authorities (LAs) to make capital investments in provision for pupils with special educational needs and…

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 to do if you need to complain about an Adult social care service

Hackney's adult social care provides a wide range of services for different people and their carers.  Sometimes things can go wrong. Please tell us if you are unhappy with: our service, the way you have been treated with a particular member of staff We will decide…

Adults Personal Budgets - How we decide what support is needed?

Adults Personal Budgets How we worked out what you could get? The Council will assess the level of someone's need for each area under their Fair Access to Care Criteria of Critical or Substantial Needs. You can always have someone you trust with you at…

Adult Personal Budgets - Direct Payments

What is a direct payment? Personal Budgets from Adult Social Care, Direct Payments If you receive community care services from Hackney Council, you can choose to have cash payments to arrange your own help instead of getting services organised by social services. These payments are…
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