Health services for children and young people with SEND

  • Speech and language services for children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Health visiting service for 0-5 year-olds
  • Occupational therapy services for children and young people with physical difficulties
  • Physiotherapy services for children and young people with physical difficulties
  • Services to assess and provide different types of wheelchairs and specialist buggies
  • Services to reduce the incidence of bladder and bowel dysfunction
  • Nursing service for children and young people with additional nursing needs
  • Nursing and carer service providing short breaks in a child's own home
  • Community carer service that provides respite breaks within a child’s home
  • A way of funding healthcare packages, for children with complex healthcare needs
  • Some adults with long-term complex health needs qualify for free social care
  • Support group for families of young children (age 0-2.5 years) with disabilities or complex health needs
  • A NHS service who work closely with families, to ensure that they can access all support and services
  • Groups of professionals who meet to ensure families with 0-5 year-olds with SEND, have appropriate support
  • School nursing services for children and young people with SEND

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