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  1. Young Carers - Know your rights

    Young Carers Know Your Rights Booklet Informed by the Manchester Young Carers Forum #BeBothered Campaign this easy read booklet, produced by a number of local organisations, can help young carers to understand their rights and the right of those they care for. Young Carers In Focus:…
  2. 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…
  3. Caring for someone? How to access support

    Covid-19   Funding has been made available to support Carers during the Covid-19 pandemic through the Carer's emergency fund Additional guidance and support is available through the Carers Manchester Website. Ongoing advice and support for carers Caring can take lots of forms, including preparing meals, doing…
  4. Local Offer- You Said, We Did

    There’s lots of ways to feedback to us about the local offer, including SEND services, and the services  you need and use in your local area. By phone 0161 209 8356 By email: localoffer@manchester.gov.uk Manchester Parent Carer Forum & SEND Services Dropin Take a look…
  5. The Local Offer Review Board

    From 1 September 2014, the Local Offer Review Board replaced the Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) Board.  The Board members are from health, education, schools and social care as well as representatives from parent groups in Manchester. The purpose of the board is to ensure…
  6. The risks of drinking too much

    Regularly drinking more than 14 units a week risks damaging your health. Fourteen units is equivalent to six pints of average-strength beer or 10 small glasses of low-strength wine.   New evidence around the health harms from regular drinking have emerged in recent years. There is now a better understanding…
  7. Special Provision Fund Capital Plan 2021

    This plan shows how Manchester local authorities is planning to use capital funding provided by the Department for Education to invest in new provision to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND. Please see the attached download.
  8. Anxiety Based School Avoidance

    Anxiety Based School Avoidance - Manchester Schools Guidance Document The Anxiety Based School Avoidance guidance document is the result of a co-production between Manchester Local Authority, One Education Educational Psychology Service, Parents, Health as well as schools, colleges and provisions across Manchester. Anxiety Based School…
  9. Manchester's Register of Disabled Children

    Manchester's Register of Disabled Children The Register is a database of children and young people aged 0-19 years with disabilities or special educational needs. The Register aims to improve access and take up of services, and identify gaps in provision. The information you provide is…
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