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Good Health

Young people are supported to manage their own health as they move into adulthood. Young people with learning disabilities are registered with GPs from 14 and annual health checks and plans are offered. Health professionals use person-centred approaches and work in partnership with education and social care colleagues as part of the EHC planning process.

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How to commission better mental health and wellbeing services for young people

How to commission better mental health and wellbeing services for young people

2nd Oct 2014 at 16:32

This guide is aimed at those with a responsibility for commissioning mental health and wellbeing services for young people.

Although the Right Here programme focused primarily on early intervention in community settings, many of the lessons we learnt -“ that are included in this guide - apply equally to the commissioning of services for more severe conditions.

Tags: Good Health, Guide, Best Practice

From the pond into the sea

From the pond into the sea

8th Jun 2014 at 17:14

Children's transition to adult health services...
This report by the Care Quality Commission looks at the transition of young people between the ages of 14 to 25 with complex health needs and how they adjust to a change in services.
The health and care system explained

The health and care system explained

26th Mar 2013 at 14:16

Information, from the Department of Health, explaining the new Health and Care System. The topics covered include:

1. The role of the Department of Health in the new system
2. What the changes to the health and care system mean for patients and local communities
3. How health and care organisations will work together locally
4. How health and care organisations will work together nationally
5. How the interests of people using health and care services are protected

Tags: Good Health, Guide

Moving on Well Resource Pack

Moving on Well Resource Pack

19th Dec 2011 at 13:38

The Pack is available to anyone interested in improving transition and raising the aspirations and achievements of young people with complex health needs or disabilities.

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