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Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
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Week of SEND 2021

Grantham & District Mencap
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Formed by parents in 1970, Grantham & District Mencap Ltd provides Grantham based residential care and day support to people (18+) with learning disabilities and more complex needs.

Our team will assist you to manage your health and well-being needs and support you to make the most of your life through the activities that are provided to you.

  Contact(s):-  / Sue Crawford - Day Centre Manager   Email:-  sue.crawford@granthammencap.co.uk   Tel:- 01476 566 050   Web:- www.granthammencap.co.uk
Healthwatch Lincolnshire
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Healthwatch Lincolnshire is an Independent Champion for patients with any concerns relating to Health or Social Care.

All comments; positive or negative are collated and sent to the providers (no patient details are included.)

They also offer a signposting service should you not be aware of what to do, or where to go.


  Email:- Info@healthwatchlincolnshire.co.uk   Tel:- 01205 820892   Web:- www.healthwatchlincolnshire.co.uk
LCC Childrens Centres
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Children's Centres offer child and family health services, and advice and information for families. They provide stay and play sessions to support children's development, including groups specifically for Early Years children with SEND. Some centres have bookable sensory rooms which can be accessed on a 1:1 basis for parent/carers and children.

In addition, Children's Centres can provide adult learning and volunteering opportunities, and support for parents on a wide range of issues, including the delivery of parenting programmes.

Children’s Centre Skills Development Officer
Offers friendly and personalised information, to identify skills gaps and support parents to enter into learning, volunteering, apprenticeships and employment.

Also provides individual support by tailoring a personal development plan for individual parents/carers, identifying next steps and supporting them to achieve their goals.
  Email:- Katie.weaver@eyalliance.org.uk (Skills development officer)   Tel:- 01522 552752   Mob:- 07739362077 (SDO)
LCC ESCO
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ESCO is committed to improving the delivery of services for children and young people aged 0 - 18 years with significant and complex additional needs who require targeted coordination of services.

This can include:
  • Children who have a greater difficulty communicating
  • Have sensory or physical difficulties
  • Complex health needs including those with a disability
  • Babies leaving hospital with medical and other support needs
  • Children with life-limiting conditions and palliative care
  • Children with multiple and significant factors affecting their learning and development.


All need additional support during much of their daily lives and it is probable that there will be a long term impact on their development and learning.

ESCO keyworkers also offer support through drop-in appointments.
These provide the opportunity for parents/carers to meet with an ESCO Keyworker to discuss the available information, services and support in Lincolnshire.

ESCO offers a bookable one hour session at local Children’s Centres across Lincolnshire.
Parents/Carers can book a drop in appointment directly with Lincolnshire’s Customer Service Centre on:
01522 782 111
  Email:- esco@lincolnshire.gov.uk   Tel:- 01522 552 389
LCC The Working Together Team (WTT)
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Lincolnshire’s Autism, social communication SEND outreach service.
The Working Together Team (WTT) is a National Autistic Society (NAS) Accredited service, awarded the Professional Excellence Award in 2014 and Commended Practice December 2017.

Team members are skilled practitioners with specialist training and day-to-day hands on experience of working with youngsters with Autism, Social Communication and a wealth of special educational needs.

They offer high quality, specialist support for schools, academies, colleges and their families with children and young people, aged 4-19, with Autism, social communication needs

WTT provide expertise and practical specialised advice that enables schools to support children and young people to achieve the best possible social and educational outcomes and make the successful transitions to adulthood.

WTT can support the transition into Primary school from Nursery/pre-school (the summer term before entering school) and then further transitions up to college.

The team will support settings to identify the needs of the young person and work with staff and families in schools to tailor approaches to create specific programmes of intervention that they can implement.

  Web:- website.twtt.org.uk
LCC Young Carers Service
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The Lincolnshire Young Carers Service supports young carers up to the age of 19.

Young Carers may be helping and supporting a family member or friend due to disability, mental ill-health, illness or substance misuse.

A young carer may be providing support with:

  • Cooking, housework and shopping
  • Physical care, such as helping someone in and out of bed
  • Personal care, such as assistance with dressing, toileting and administering medication
  • Collecting prescriptions and arranging GP or hospital appointments
  • Looking after brothers or sisters
  • Helping with communication
  • Managing the family budget
  • Emotional support

  Contact(s):- Sally /   Email:- youngcarers@lincolnshire.gov.uk   Tel:- 01522 553275
NHS Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust’s Children’s Therapy Services
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Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) Children’s Therapy Service comprises Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech and Language Therapy.

The service works across Lincolnshire with children and young people, aged 0-19, who have disabilities or speech and language problems.

It works with children and young people with varying degrees of need at universal, targeted and specialist level. Each service has its own commissioned referral criteria.
  Web:- www.ulh.nhs.uk