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Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP)

If a parent, young person or a school/college asks the Local Authority to carry out an EHC needs assessment, they must receive a responce to their request within 6 weeks.  To complete the EHC needs assessment, evidence must be gathered from a number of key professionals…

Emergency Dental Treatment During Covid-19

What happens if you need to see a dentist? In the first instance, patients are advised to call their local practice. If symptoms are serious, local dentists can prescribe medication over the phone (such as painkillers and antibiotics). In such cases, dentists can contact local…

Employment & Money

Dealing with your household finances can often be a daunting task but there are a number of services and organisations who can help and support you. Many parents now look to continue work and family life.  Whether you are returning to/starting work, looking to retrain…

Epilepsy in Schools and Early Years Settings within the Local Authority

Gloucestershire Care Services have produced guidelines on the management of medical conditions.  The aim of the guidelines is to ensure a standard for managing epilepsy in Schools, Early Years and Social Care settings.  Epilepsy is a condition that may require treatment/intervention at any time, to…

Events

Following Government Guidelines no events or activities will be running until further notice.  Key workers who are looking for Childcare should click here   Welcome to the Family Information Service Guide to events in Gloucestershire. To help you navigate our directory you may find the following helpful.....…

Family Support and Advice

The Family Information Service is here for you! We offer a free confidential advice line providing guidance and emotional support on any aspect of parenting and family life. Many families may be finding current circumstances difficult and worrying.  Whilst having more time together as a…

Funding and Support to help meet the needs of children and families

In this section you will find information on sources of funding that can be accessed to help meet the needs of children, young people and their families. These funding options can be used to commission services not readily available in the community or that are…

Funding Information

The approved base rate for 2019/2020 is £4.91 per hour for 2 year olds and £3.91 per hour for 3 & 4 year olds, for the universal hours and the extended hours. Please note, some information within the Information for Practitioner section can only be accessed…
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