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0 to 25 Disability Social Work Team

The 0 to 25 Disability Social Work Team is a social work service.The service works with children and young people with severe and enduring disabilities from 0-25 years old and their parents/carers. The Social Care Referral Eligibility Criteria set out which children and…

0 to 25 Disability Team, Social Care Referral Eligibility Criteria

The 0 to 25 Disability Social Work Team is a social work team working within Children's Services. It can accept direct referrals for social care for a disabled child or young person aged 0-25 years old.  If you want to do this, the child or young person needs…

Adult Care Information Service (ACIS)

This online directory covers a broad range of services and information to help people stay independent and safe, including contact details, service descriptions, general information and factsheets, and,  in some cases, price information.This website is for people looking for adult care information.

Adult Care Information Service (ACIS) Factsheets

Wandsworth Council's ACIS online directory includes a number of factsheets.  Topics include: Independent Advocacy Support Who Qualifies for Help? Care and support - What to expect  You can find the full list here. 

The Care Act 2014

From April 2015 the Care Act 2014 will become law.  The Care Act  modernises English adult (over 18 year olds) social care law. Key areas of change for April 2015 include: General responsibilities on local authorities including promoting people’s wellbeing, focusing on prevention and…

The Children and Families Act and the Care Act 2014-Links

The Children and Families Act 2014  introduces changes starting in September 2014 and from April 2015 the Care Act 2014 will become law.  The Care Act  modernises English adult (over 18 year olds) social care law. These two pieces of legislation will greatly affect support for disabled…

Church Lane Complex Needs Hub

This specialist complex needs hub is for adults aged 18 and over with a learning disability. The Church Lane hub provides a state of the art environment and a range of therapeutic and social projects. It boasts dedicated music therapy, art massage, sensory and physiotherapy…

Direct Payments

Direct payments are available to people who have been assessed by social services as needing help, and who would like to arrange and pay for their own care and support services instead of receiving them direct from the Council.  Direct payments are a way of assisting…

Find-a-pa

Find-a-pa is a website which helps to match people looking to employ a Personal (care) Assistant with Personal Assistants looking for work.  The website contains a database of Personal Assistants (PAs) looking for work and employers looking to employ. You can browse the site and look…

Guide to Short Breaks-Activities for children, young people and their families

Short breaks are intended to give parents and carers of children with disabilities and special needs the chance to have a “break” from their caring responsibilities, to rest, spend time with their other children, or to enjoy a leisure activity themselves.