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  1. How to use the Local Offer

    Are you new to the Local Offer? Are you a parent? Come to our Local Offer drop-in's thoughout Manchester for a demonstration of how to use the local offer. We have drop in's in the North, Central & South of the city.  Are you a professional?…
  2. Improving Services

    There are many ways you can get involved to influence and improve health and social care services in your area. Why not use this opportunity to improve services.  Please see the NHS UK and Carers Week websites for further information on Improving Services.
  3. Information and advice on Apprenticeships

    Information regarding funding high needs students on apprenticeships can be found in the funding principles for 2015/16.  Apprenticeships Apprenticeships are also another option for high needs students. High needs funding for apprentices is met by the EFA through the SFA’s apprenticeship funding methodology, in summary…
  4. Information on Personal Budget/Direct Payment

    If an assessment by a local council shows that care services should be provided, you or the person you are looking after, have a right to ask for a direct payment instead of having the service arranged by a local council. This cash payment allows…
  5. Information, Advice and Support

    Do you need help or advice or are you just looking for a chance to network with other families? In this section, you will find information about local and national services and organisations as well as links to useful websites offering support to Manchester families…
  6. Invitation to COVID-19 vaccination for 12 to 15 year olds

    Dear Parent/Guardian As you will be aware, all 12-15 year olds across the UK are currently being offered a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer vaccine) as the next phase of the national COVID-19 vaccination programme.  As part of this programme, vaccinations are being delivered by the NHS teams from Manchester Local Care…
  7. JSNA (Joint Strategic Needs Assessment)

    What is JSNA? A JSNA stands for a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.  A JSNA describes a process that identifies current and future health and wellbeing needs in light of existing services and informs future service planning taking into account evidence of effectiveness.  A JSNA identifies 'the big picture', in terms of the…
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