Articles on Health and Social Care (25)

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  1. Annual Health Checks

    What do we know aready? Children with Learning Disabilities are just like any other children and can get all the usual childhood illnesses and infections.  However, they can be very difficult to identify if it is the first time the GP has seen the child…
  2. Autism Terminology Consultation and Results

    Last year, we received feedback from young people in Cumbria.  They were uncomfortable with the inconsistent language used when speaking or writing about autism across services in the county. This included terms such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Condition (AS), autism or autistic being…
  3. Children with Disabilities Social Work Team

    Social Care for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) - for children in need of support : intensive intervention The social workers and child and family workers, within the teams, work with children and young people aged 0 to 18 years…
  4. Children with Disabilities Team (CWD)

    Social Care for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) - for children in need of suport : intensive intervention The social workers and child and family workers, within the teams, work with children and young people aged 0 to 18 years…
  5. Children's Audiology Service

    Children’s Audiology is here to test the hearing of all ages of children from birth through to school leaving age.  Children are offered an appointment because there is some concern regarding speech or hearing, or because they have had a hearing screening test in school…
  6. Children's Continuing Care Arrangements

    To discuss Children's Continuing Care and whether it might be appropriate for your child or young person please contact your Children’s Community Nurse or ring the team in your area for advice. This NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care leaflet [PDF 5,258KB] is a guide for…
  7. Children's Occupational Therapy Service

    We help children and young people with physical difficulties do the things that they want and need to be able to do.  We will support children and young people to achieve their goals so they can join in everyday activities such as dressing, holding a pencil and accessing their…
  8. Children's Physiotherapy Service

    We help children and young people with physical difficulties do the things that they want and need to be able to do.  We will support children and young people to achieve their goals so they can join in everyday functional activities such as accessing their environments and enjoying…
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