Introduction to the Modules
Module 1 - Introduction and Rights (Powerpoint can be found here or a the bottom of this page)
To help Parents/Carers understand Person Centred Approaches, the 4 PfA Outcomes and how they can help support their young person. Describes the key elements of the Person Centred Review and how the resultant plan reflects what is important to and for the young person now and in the future, their capacities and what support they may need. Parents/Carers will also be introduced to the rights of the CYP.
Module 2 - Friends, Relationships and Community Opportunities
Participants are introduced to teams and information about social inclusion and accessing community opportunities
Module 3 - Independence and Independent Living
Personalises different options towards living independently, including budgeting and the various routes to many housing options including home ownership, renting, shared and supported living. Participants are introduced to a broad range of assistive technologies that support independence and listen to the personal stories of those who have taken the steps to supported independent living.
Module 4 - Education, Learning and Work
Drives the vision that with the right support, people with SEND can, achieve their wants, dreams and aspirations. People with SEND can and do work and this module introduces support, including signposting to relevant professionals and organisations, routes and outcomes.
Module 5 - Planning for Good Health
Parents and carers will hear about what to expect from adult health services and provision, learn about health action plans and the ways we can support young people with a learning difficulty and/or disability in mainstream health services.
5a CYP with LD and Speech and Language Therapies –
An introduction to the support available from both primary care and specialist Learning disabilities health services for young people & adults with learning disabilities. Parents and carers will hear about what to expect from adult health services, including the GP’s learning disabilities register, annual health checks & health action plans as well as find out what support there is from more specialist services for those young people who have more complex or unstable health needs. An introduction to the support available from Bradford’s Speech and Language Therapy Service for Children and Young People aged up to 25 with SEND, who have communication and/or swallowing needs. Parents and carers will hear about the teams within the service, how we provide assessment and intervention and the specialist support available
5b Complex Physical Health –
This module will inform parents and carers about the role of PFA co-ordinators within the hospital setting . It discusses how the Transition health passport will support you through this process and how we use a multidisciplinary approach to ensure an effective transition to adult services.
Module 6 - What Happens Next and Feedback
Concludes the programme, ensuring common themes identified throughout the delivery are addressed, as well as providing an opportunity for parents/carers to feedback to professionals.