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Looked after Children's (LAC) Health Service


The service offers completion of the statutory review health assessments for all Looked After Children aged 5 years and over placed by Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council.

The team support:

  • the completion of a health care plan
  • liaise with and support named social workers
  • offer case working to support health promotion to children and young people not in school
  • support foster carers to manage health conditions
  • refer to community services as required
  • follow up initial health care plan with multi-agencies as required
  • complete a summary of health whilst in care to those rising 18 years of age
  • support care leavers though a seamless transition to accessing of adult services


Who to contact

Notes

Lin Graham-Ray Nurse Consultant Looked After Children & Care Leavers Social Care Division Cobbs Hall 266 Fulham Palace Road London SW6 6LL Tel: 0208 753 5811 Mobile: 07818421388 Kensington & Chelsea: Samantha Bouamar Designated Looked after Children’s Nurse Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00 The Medical Centre 7E Woodfield Road London W9 3XZ samantha.bouamar@clch.nhs.uk 07768 357 854 www.clch.nhs.uk Westminster: Christine Nicholls Designated Nurse for Looked after Children Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00 The Medical Centre 7E Woodfield Road London W9 3XZ Christine.nicholls@clch.nhs.uk Telephone number : 0207 266 8781

Local Offer

Local Offer Record `
Who is this service available to?

All looked after children placed by the above boroughs

When is this service available?

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

How do you access this service?

Referral via Social Care

How do we ensure the quality of this service?

Audits, PREM’s, standardised BAAF forms, patient stories, quarterly and annual reporting, use of Datix to escalate concerns, interagency meetings

What to do if you have a complaint?

First point of contact is the Designated Nurse


PALS

Can parents and young people buy this service as part of their SEND personal budget?

No

Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Primary (4-10 years)

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