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  1. Adult Social Care Team

    What is the Adult Social Care team? The Adult Social Care team is a large social work team based across the Sefton borough including hospitals. The team has close links with; health professionals; Sefton Carers Centre and voluntary and charitable organisations. The Care Act 2014,…
  2. Children's Social Care Team

    How to access the Disabled Children's Team: Most children with disabilities and additional needs will have their needs met in universal services and in the early help provision in the Family Wellbeing Centres across Sefton. Trained early help staff offer 1:1 and group support to…
  3. Concerned about a child or young person?

    If you are worried that a child may be suffering significant harm, or if you are concerned that a child has suffered harm, neglect or abuse, please follow the advice below. Members of the public can: Call 0345 140 0845 between 8am and 6pm (minicom 0151…
  4. Living Independently

    There are a range of accommodation options available to individuals wishing to live independently within the community. The range is from fully independent to shared facilities with care and support packages available. Currently this includes: Shared Lives Property Pool Plus Supported Living Supported Lodgings An…
  5. Local Offer - Family support & social care

    Children and young people who have additional needs that require services will be assessed according to Sefton’s existing threshold of needs by mean of  Early Help (CAF) or social care single assessment, which you can find by clicking above. 
  6. Personal Budgets

    A Personal Budget is an allocation of funding identified by the Local Authority (and, if appropriate, the Clinical Commissioning Group) to provide support to meet all or some of the outcomes identified in an EHC Plan. A Personal Budget can be provided in circumstances where…
  7. Personal Budgets - Social Care Element

    Funding will be made available if available if a child or young person has been assessed and is eligible for additional specialist individual support in the home or in the wider community as part of the Care Act 2014 (over 18 years old) or under…
  8. Sefton Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)

    Sefton Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) Sefton LSCB is the key statutory mechanism for agreeing how organisations in the borough will cooperate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in Sefton, and for ensuring the effectiveness of what they do.  The…
  9. Tips for caring for a disabled child

    Caring for a disabled child can make your daily parenting duties, such as feeding, toilet training and getting them to sleep, more challenging. Read on for advice and information, or click on the links below to take you to a particular area of interest:  Feeding…
  10. Universal Services Guide

    The Universal Services Guide has been produced for families and individuals who want to find out about and access services that will support them.  The guide is split into age ranges; however information in earlier or later age sections may be useful. The Sefton Directory has…
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