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Social Care & Support

Our principles Camden aims to make sure disabled children and young people in the borough receive the most suitable social care services and support according to the level of their needs. We will work in partnership with children, young people and their parents and carers…

Information about transitions for parents and carers

Transition is what we call the journey from being a child to being an adult. For a parent/carer, this can be a confusing time, with lots of questions and not being sure what happens next. The wiki diagram below sets out what happens during a…

What is global developmental delay?

Global developmental delay is the general term used to describe the condition in which children are significantly delayed in all areas of development. Babies and children usually develop certain skills and abilities in a fairly predictable order and at fairly predictable ages. Whilst all children…

NHS Continuing Care

NHS Continuing Care services are arranged and funded by the NHS for people that are not in hospital but have ongoing health needs. It is one pathway and a package of care provided by the NHS to children and young people who have very severe or…

NHS Continuing Healthcare

NHS Continuing Healthcare services are arranged and funded by the NHS for people that are not in hospital but have ongoing health needs. It's one pathway and a package of care provided by the NHS to adults who have very severe or complex health needs. NHS…

Health services

Which health services are available in Camden? Some children will need to see one health professional only such as a speech and language therapist, occupational therapist or physiotherapist through hospitals, children's centres and schools. Children with more complex needs and disability will have their needs…

Short Breaks

What is a short break? Short breaks form one element of the support offered by Camden Council to children and young people with disabilities and their families. They provide opportunities for children and young people with disabilities to spend time away from their primary carer,…
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