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How to access a Short Break via the Bi-Borough Front Door

Front Door – Overview Please see our Covid-19 Guide to Assessments in the downloads section. The ‘front door’ will operate as part of the Bi-Borough Short Breaks Service. A single point of contact for all notifications has been created. Families with children between the age of…

Managed Budgets

A care package under a managed budget can be made up of one or many of the following (dependent on level of need): An in-house service – (e.g. St Quintin’s, Marlborough or Tresham) An activity – (e.g. swimming or horse riding) Inclusion - (e.g. Fit for…

My Personal Passport

What is My Personal Passport? The Personal Passport has been designed by the local authority as an easy way for staff to find out important information about the children and young people they work with who have SEND. It includes: Things staff must know about…

Personal budgets

Instead of a managed budget where the local authority book and facilitate the child/ young person’s care package through our in-house services or external providers. Instead, you can manage the whole care package through the form of a personal budget. This means the hours, and…

Short Breaks

Bi-Borough Short Breaks Service What is a Short Break? How to Access a Short Break Short Breaks Menu Inclusion Centres for Disabled Children & Young People  Occupational Therapy Services Parenting Support Agency Support  Managed Budgets  Personal Budgets Core Offer Contact Us

Strategies and Plans

Listed below are links to some relevent local strategies and plans related to special educational needs and disabilities. This page will be regularly updated: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy (2018-2021) This strategy sets out the plans of the borough to improve outcomes for local…

Support for more vulnerable young carers

Young Carers  A Young Carer is child or young person aged 5 - 18 years old, who hassignificant caring role for another person who suffers from physical disability, mental health problems, substance misuse or any other debilitating or long term illness. A Young Carer becomes vulnerable when…

Westminster Disabled Children's Team eligibility criteria

Download the Westminster Disabled Children's Team eligibility criteria here. >> Eligibility criteria [PDF] 41 Kb The document attached is designed to provide a better understanding of set eligibility criteria for accessing a service from the Disabled Children’s Team (DCT). It aims to explain the way…

What is a Short Break?

What are Short Breaks? Short breaks enable disabled children, young people and adults to have time away from their carers, explore new opportunities, have fun and broaden their social networks whilst promoting independence. They can provide families with an opportunity to have a break from…