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  1. Support for young people with SEND to access Apprenticeships

    Support is available for apprenticeships with additional needs The Government provides extra funding to support apprentices with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). Payments of £1,000 each are available for training providers and employers with apprentices aged 16 to 18, or 19 to 24 who…
  2. NW SEND Regional Network May 2022

    Please click here to see the full Newsletter. If there are particular areas of work or themes that you would like support with, activities or events then do let us know. We would also welcome any good news you have to share, or challenges you’d…
  3. Data Protection and Privacy Notice

    The Early Help Privacy and Data Protection notice explains what personal information is collected by the Early Help Hubs, what it is used for and who it is shared with. It also describes why the service requires your data, and the legal basis on which…
  4. Preparing Meals

    Nutritious foods and an active lifestyle can help achieve optimal health throughout life. Poor nutrition, skipping a meal or not eating enough can cause dizziness, weakness, lightheadedness and reduced concentration. All of these can increase the likeness of a fall.​ We understand that it may not always be easy to prepare nutritious meals…
  5. Living well with Long Term Conditions

    We want to support residents with long term conditions to live independently, so they can live well for longer. If you've had a recent diagnosis of a long-term condition, or a deterioration in an existing condition, there's lots of things you can do to and support you can access.​ Equipment, Adaptations and Technology-Enabled…
  6. Maintaining your Home

    Maintaining your home is an important part of living independently. Making sure your home is safe, warm and secure helps to keep you well in your home and prevent risks, such as falls.​ ​ Family and friends​ It might be worth talking to family or close friends about helping you…
  7. Personal Care

    Personal care includes activities such as getting washed, dressed and taking care of your eyes and feet. If you are getting older or you have a health condition that reduces your mobility, personal care tasks can be difficult.​ ​ We understand that being able to do these tasks for yourself is an important part of maintaining…
  8. Living Independently

    We understand that staying independent is important so that you can live well, for longer. As your circumstances and abilities change, doing things on your own can become more difficult, but there are lots of things you can do to keep your independence - both at home and when you are…
  9. Creating a safe home

    If you are getting older, or have a health condition that restricts your mobility, by making some simple changes in your home, you can:​ make it safer for you to move around your home and do things on your own​ remove any hazards that could cause you to trip, slip…
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