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Access to Support Children with Disabilities Team Policy & Procedure

The attached document (see downloads below) seeks to explain how the Council will assess and support disabled children and their families.

It is set out within the context of Bury Safeguarding Children`s Board “Thresholds for Intervention Document” 2015 and key changes with support for children with disabilities following on from the implantation of the Children and Families Act 2014 This document sets out:

  • The Council`s policy around Social Care provision for Children with Disabilities
  • Procedures relating to Specialist Provision by the Children with Disabilities Service
  • Eligibility for specialist provisions

It should be read in conjunction with the Council`s Short Breaks Duty Statement and The Council’s SEND Personal Budget Policy. Both of these documents are available on the Bury Local Offer website, which also provides further information around service provision.

This page was last updated on: 22/08/2017

This page was last updated on: 22/08/2017