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Health and Social Care

In this section of the Local Offer you will find information and services relating to health and social care for children and young people with disabilities.

Health: covering areas such as specific conditions and disabilities, specialist health care support services and mental health.

Social Care: covering areas such as providing assistance with activities of daily living, social interaction, sensory support, managing challenging behaviours, protecting individuals in vulnerable situations and support for carers.

 

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Safeguarding Children, Young People and Adults

If you have any concerns for the safety and welfare of a child, young person or adult you will need to contact the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH). They are the County's first point of contact for safeguarding concerns, helping to protect the most vulnerable children, young people and adults from harm, neglect and abuse. For further information and contact details please click on this link: MASH

Early Years Information and Support 0-4 Years

For information on general early years support including child development, immunisations, free early years childcare places and developmental reviews by Healthy Families Teams please click on the following link: 0-4 Years Information

Children's Centres

Children's Centres are located in every district of Nottinghamshire and offer a wide range of support including around child development, communication and behaviour. Any parent to be or with a child under 5 can attend their local Children’s Centre. To find out more about what support they can offer you please click on the following link: Children's Centre Services

Nottinghamshire's Transitions Pathway for Young People aged 13-25 with Disabilities

Nottinghamshire County Council have developed a transitions pathway to provide, information, advice and guidance on what should be happening at different stages as a young person makes their way towards adulthood. It also contains a range of information once a young person becomes an adult including employment and training opportunities, post 16 education and independent living. The pathway is fully interactive and has an introductory video to explain how you can use it and get the best out of it. To access the pathway please click on the pathway picture:

Transition pathway

Adult Social Care Support

Once a child or young person reaches the age of 18 they will need to access or transfer to adult social care services.

For further information on adult care support including how you can access support you can click on the following link: Adult Social Care

The Notts Help Yourself website also provides a wide range of information on adult social care including help in your home and the community, equipment and living aids, suport for carers, housing needs and financial advice. Click on the following link to access the site: Notts Help Yourself

If you need further advice and information on accessing adult social care support you can contact the Nottinghamshire County Council Customer Service Centre:

Telephone: 0300 500 80 80
CSC minicom: 01623 434993
Email: enquiries@nottscc.gov.uk
We are open Monday - Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm.

Welfare Rights and Personal Budgets

If you require further information on welfare rights and what benefits you might be entitled to please click on the following link: Welfare Benefits

Citizens Advice offer a variety of different advice including around benefits. You can call their national adviceline on tel: 03444 111 444 (open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)

If you require information and advice on personal budgets for children and young people with additional needs please click on the following link: Personal Budgets

Pathway to Provision

The purpose of the Pathway to Provision is to support practitioners to identify an individual child’s, young person’s and/or family’s level of need and to enable the most appropriate referrals to access provision.

The Pathway to Provision Handbook sets out guidance for practitioners in identifying a child, young person and/or family's level of need, and referral pathways to the most appropriate service to provide support.

Health Support

The NHS website provides a range of information on health conditions, medicines, GP online services, NHS services and healthy living. The website also enables you to search for a variety of different services such as GP's, dentists, pharmacy's and your nearest Accident & Emergency.  

You can also find out more information on the Easyhealth website on a range of health topics in an easy read format, from asthma to going into hospital to X-rays.

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Facebook is monitored during office hours Monday - Friday, however if your enquiry is serious, urgent or involves personal details, we advise you to contact the team on 0300 500 80 80 or email: enquiries@nottscc.gov.uk

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