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Services for disabled children : a review of services for disabled children and their families

Audit Commission for Local Authorities and the National Health Service in England and Wales, corp creator. (2003) Services for disabled children : a review of services for disabled children and their families.

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Abstract

Working with children, parents and providers, our study identified four critical components that together would make up truly effective services for disabled children. We assessed current provision against this vision, and identified the challenges for leaders at all levels. The vision is that: • Services meet families’ needs. Commissioners, managers and practitioners understand what families want and need, and use this to commission and deliver the right services. • Families participate in everyday life. Both specialist and mainstream services welcome this client group and focus attention on helping families participate in everyday life. • Services recognise that children grow and move on. Services are designed and delivered around clear understanding of the impact on a child’s development of supportive, timely and appropriate services. • Services recognise, recruit and develop the right people. Frontline staff are trained and supported to understand the individual needs of service users, and work with users in respectful partnership.

Item Type: Document from Web
Variant Title: Public sector national report
Publisher: Audit Commission
Additional Information: Record imported from Sirsidynix Symphony: 2011-08-02 04:40:48. [physical_description]: 56 p. ; 30 cm. Some content has been redacted due to third party rights or other legal issues and is labelled as such in the document.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disabled, Child welfare
Depositing User: pope
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2011 04:40
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2015 09:11
URI: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/9187
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