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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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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

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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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Turning young lives around

Turning young lives around

30th Nov 2011 at 13:00

Turning young lives around: How health and justice services can respond to children with mental health problems and learning disabilities who offend

This briefing paper seeks to encourage effective joint working between Health and Wellbeing Boards and youth justice services, in particular, to ensure that local strategies reflect the needs of children and young people who offend, especially those with mental health problems and learning disabilities. It outlines a practical action agenda and provides examples of good practice to help turn these young lives around

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