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Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
admin@lincspcf.org.uk Tel 07925 232466  LPCF, PO Box 1183, Spalding, PE11 9EE
Registered Charity No. 1141060 * ICO Registration Z1810966

Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum

Recognised and supported by the Department for Education (DfE) under the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice (2015)

LPCF is specifically tasked with working alongside the Local Authority and Health to help ensure that the services they plan, commission, deliver and monitor meet the needs of children with Disabilities and Special Educational Needs.

More About LPCF

The Charity

The Charity is an independent members organisation overseen by a members elected group of Trustees who are mostly parents and carers of children with disabilities and/or Special Educational Needs.

The Volunteer Trustees and Volunteers are responsible for communicating and supporting parent carers and professionals, to participate with strategic decision makers and represent the views of our large membership of parents and carers.

Membership

Our membership consists of Trustees, Volunteers and Members, although we also liaise with professionals.

We continue to enjoy a membership of nearly 2000 parent carers and additionally have a contact list for professionals of almost 1,000, all of whom we try to keep fully informed of our work and opportunities.

Who LPCF work with

Our main remit is to collect, collate and represent the views of parent carers from a variety of sources and use the information and ensure these are fed back to service providers with a view to improve the quality, range and accessibility of services . WE ARE THE PARENTS VOICE !!
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We work with Department for Education (DfE), Department of Health (DoH), Lincolnshire County Council (LCC), National Health Service (NHS), Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) and others.

Volunteering

Aside from the voluntary work of the above Trustees, the Charity has an excellent team of several Volunteers who have a wide range of skills and who have worked tirelessly to support the Charity to achieve its goals and aims of serving parent carers on our membership.

Each year the volunteer Trustees and other Volunteers freely give around 3000 hours of their time and travel 15-20,000 miles to about 250-300 meeting for the benefit of our members.

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See more detail in our Events Page

Coffee Meeting

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Bourne Area

Date - 07-11-2019 (10:30-12:00)
Venue - The Nags Head, Bourne, PE10 9EF

Coffee Meeting

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Sleaford Area

Date - 08-11-2019 (11:00-12:30)
Venue - Jolly Scotsman, 18 Lincoln Road, Holdingham, Sleaford. NG34 8NP

Coffee Meeting

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Spalding Area

Date - 11-11-2019 (11:00-12:30)
Venue - South Holland Centre 23 Market Pl, Spalding PE11 1SS

Coffee Meeting

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Woodhall Spa Area

Date - 11-11-2019 (10:00-11:30)
Venue - -The Inn, The Broadway, Woodhall Spa, LN10 6ST

Coffee Meeting

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Boston Area

Date - 18-11-2019 (10:00-11:30)
Venue - The New England Hotel, Wide Bargate, Boston PE21 6SH

Coffee Meeting

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Sleaford Area

Date - 06-12-2019 (11:00-12:30)
Venue - Jolly Scotsman, 18 Lincoln Road, Holdingham, Sleaford. NG34 8NP

Signage LPCF Events

Toileting & Continence support survey

The NHS wants to improve toileting services for children and young people with special educational needs and disability aged up to 25 years.

We need your views and experiences of trying ways to improve andmanage toileting.

The results of the survey will help inform health and care services for children in the future. Link Icon

Deadline 31st October 2019

 

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Changes to Issue Requirements

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Check It Out !!!

LPCF Trustees have agreed to amend the range of those eligible to apply. Read on .... Link Icon 

LCC Local Offer

Essential for ALL Parents


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It lists all of the services for families of children with disabilities and Special Educational Needs. Link Icon

Check it out

 
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Excellence Awards

Made a Nomination NOW !

Do you know a person, school, organisation that has gone that extra mile for your child and family. Link Icon
Make a nomination and get them recognised!

A little praise is always welcome.

 

Membership update


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RENEW NOW

Registered members benefit from support, regular news information, access to our parents only Facebook page, workshops, Signposting events etc.
 

Your Say

Talking to us can make a BIG difference


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GOOD BAD or interesting
Use our "Your Say" page to get your views known and to the service providers like Lincolnshire County Council and the National Health Service.

All views are collated and published in our members library. Link Icon