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What is the Local Offer?

Since September 2014 some of the laws and requirements for services that support children and young people with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) have changed. You can find out more about who is required to do what in: The Children and Families Act 2014…

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…

Adult Personal Budgets Brokerage

Personal Budgets from Adult Social Care, Brokerage If you like the idea of having more choice but don’t like the idea of being an employer and managing the money and the other responsibilities that come with it you could approach an agency to provide you…

Adult Personal Budgets where Hackney's social care services provide and manage the service

Adults Personal Budgets where Hackney adult social services manage the budget and services for you: This the arrangement where adult social care speak with you to find out what you need and then arrange the services for you. You do not HAVE to have a…

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…

Adult Social Care - Needs Assessment

Before services can be arranged for you, you will need to have a needs assessment to establish your need for help from social care services, and to arrange services to meet those needs. A new national needs assessment framework including eligibility criteria and a standard…

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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